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Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME) is a weekly podcast produced by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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Mar 18, 2014

In this episode: Linda discusses the source paper that she first saw as an article in the New York Times (health section) on unprepared surgeons. Length: 20:58 min. 

Authors: Mattar, SG; Alseidi, AA; Jones, DB; Jeyarajah, DR; Swanstrom, LL; Aye, RW; Wexner, SD; Martinez, JM; Ross, SB; Awad, MM; Franklin, ME; Arregui, ME; Schirmer, BD; Minter, RM.

Publication details:  General Surgery Residency Inadequately Prepares Trainees for Fellowship: Results of a Survey of Fellowship Program Directors. Annals of Surgery. 258(3): 440-9  PubMed Link

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