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Easing the Transition to Surgical Residency: The ACS/APDS/ASE Resident Prep Curriculum
(Posted October 2019)
Jeremy M. Lipman, MD, MHPE, FACS, FASCRS; Kyla Terhune, MD, MBA, FACS; George Sarosi, Jr., MD, FACS; Rebecca Minter, MD, FACS; Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FASCME; Keith A. Delman, MD, FACS

This article is intended for those who work in undergraduate and graduate surgical education; in particular, those who work at the transition between these two educational domains. The article has the following learning objectives:

  • Describe the benefits of surgery residency preparatory courses
  • Recognize the resources available from the ACS/APDS/ASE Residency Prep Curriculum
  • Evaluate the future role residency prep courses may play in competency decisions

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