To the Editor As an organization devoted to advancing women in cardiothoracic surgery, we read with great interest the study by Yeo et al1 identifying demographic factors associated with pass rates on the American Board of Surgery examinations, and we congratulate the authors. On behalf of the Women in Thoracic Surgery, we would like to echo the authors’ call to action, share our understanding of the findings, and caution against misinterpretation of the results.
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Antonoff MB, Stephens EH, Blackmon SH. Meeting the Educational Needs of an Increasingly Diverse Surgical Workforce. JAMA Surg. Published online March 18, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0097
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