Factors Associated with Successful Performance in an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Spitzer, Allison B.; Gage, Mark J.; Looze, Christopher A.; Walsh, Michael; Zuckerman, Joseph D.; Egol, Kenneth A.
November 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 11, p2750
Academic Journal
The article discusses research that aims to identify preresidency selection factors and metrics within the training program associated with successful performance in an orthopaedic surgery residency. It is said that the study is retrospective in nature. It discusses several measures of success including Orthopaedic In-Training Examination, passing the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery certification examination on the first attempt, and faculty ranking following clinical notations.


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