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Dec 10, 2019

Episode length: 40:35

The purpose of this paper is 1) To describe interpretations of commonly used phrases in Letters of reference by PDs other than in pediatrics. 2) To identify areas of agreement or variation between pediatrics, surgery, and IM LORs. 

Author  Saudek et. al.

Publication  Pediatric, Surgery, and Internal Medicine Program Director Interpretations of Letters of Recommendation. Acad Med. 2019 Nov;94 

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