TITLE

Changes in Thoracic Surgery Training

AUTHOR(S)
Kron, Irving L.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Feb2007, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p155
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the changes in thoracic surgery training. It was limited to surgery for tuberculosis and surgical resection for lung cancer in the 1940s and 1950s. The establishment of the 4-3 program by the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and Residency Review Committees is said to be the most important change. The number of individuals interested in a career in cardiothoracic surgery has decreased due to the reduction of job opportunities for cardiothoracic surgeons.
ACCESSION #
23913987

 

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