Where Do We Go from Here?

Burns, R. Phillip
June 2007
American Surgeon;Jun2007, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p529
Academic Journal
The article presents the text of a speech by Doctor R. Phillip Burns, president of the Southeastern Surgical Congress (SESC,) delivered at the Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course Program held in Savannah, Georgia on February 10-13, 2007. He discusses the evolution of surgical training at the Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee and his personal experiences and education. He considers mentorship as the most important element in the training of the surgical resident.


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