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Seeking to Enhance Surgical Resident Wellness Using Complications Small Groups and Shadowing
(Posted March 2019)
Heidi Allespach, PhD; Carl I. Schulman, MD, PhD; Maymoona Attiyat, MD; Gerd D. Pust, MD; and Danny Sleeman, MD

This article is intended for surgery program directors and faculty who are interested in learning about specific ways to integrate interventions which may enhance resident wellness into their programs. The objectives of this article are to:

  • Demonstrate the importance of developing multidimensional wellness programs for surgical residents
  • Explain two targeted strategies which may enhance surgeon wellness
  • Illustrate how to integrate these interventions into surgical residency programs

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