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Rural Surgery Issue

This special issue of Selected Readings in General Surgery will explore key rural surgery issues to help gain an enhanced perspective on the current status of high-quality health care access in rural regions

On completion of a 20-question multiple-choice pretest and 20-question multiple-choice posttest, 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be awarded. The CME test must be completed online. Certificates of completion will also be available for download.

Rural Surgery Single Issue Topic List

  • Rural Surgery – Global Perspectives
  • Important Characteristics of Contemporary Rural Surgery
  • Rural Surgery and Health Systems Issues
  • Rural Surgeon Recruitment and Retention
  • Training for Rural Surgery Practice
  • Clinical Challenges in Rural Surgery


American College of Surgeons (ACS) Fellows/Associates/Residents: $115
Non-ACS Members: $165
USA first-class mailing rates are included in the prices above.

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SRGS Rural Surgery
American College of Surgeons
633 N. Saint Clair St.
Chicago, IL 60611-3295


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