TITLE

A Surgeon's Transition: When to Retire from Surgical Practice

AUTHOR(S)
Ranawat, Chitranjan S.; Rothman, Richard H.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 8, p1813
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the need for a retiring orthopaedic to consider transition and circumstances from a surgical career to retirement. It states that the right age for the transition is from 45-55 years old, when intelligence, physical attributes and knowledge are at their peak. There is startling and dramatic contrast between circumstances and the emotion of transition into a surgical career.
ACCESSION #
52462886

 

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