This Viewpoint proposes the term peacetime effect to describe the erosion of skills needed by military surgeons during periods of relative peace and discusses partnerships for maintaining the edge in casualty care that may also benefit civilian trauma patients.
This randomized clinical trial assesses whether the 1-month spleen salvage rate among patients with splenic trauma at high risk of rupture is higher after prophylactic splenic arterial embolization or surveillance and then embolization only if necessary.
This study evaluates the differential associations of surgery with quality of life and psychosocial outcomes among women with breast cancer from 1 to 5 years following diagnosis.
This narrative review provides information on infectious disease risk in patients who have undergone splenectomy and discusses infection prevention with a variety of vaccination strategies, including perioperative vaccination by surgeons.
This cohort study uses the National Cancer Database to examine changes in rates of diagnosis of thyroid cancer among Medicaid beneficiaries after Medicaid expansion in 2014.
This cohort study uses data from the State Ambulatory Surgery and Services Databases to examine the association of race, health insurance status, and household income with the location in which ambulatory surgery is performed among patients in New York and Florida between 2011 and 2013.
This cross-sectional national survey of general surgery residents assesses the prevalence of burnout using a range of definitions and thresholds and associates the resulting estimates with suicidal thoughts and thoughts of attrition among general surgery residents.
This article describes Video-Based Feedback for the Improvement of Surgical Technique, a video-centered approach to coaching practicing surgeons.
This article summarizes “Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic Cancer in Adults: A Summary of Guidelines From the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence,” which is aimed at improving outcomes in pancreatic cancer.
This Viewpoint presents an opinion generally in support of the change in the USMLE Step 1 scoring system to pass/fail, with some reservations also expressed.
This article describes how the changes in USMLE Step 1 scoring to pass/fail may affect international medical graduates.
This Viewpoint offers a clerkship director’s perspective on the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 change from score-based results to pass/fail.
This Viewpoint offers international medical graduates’ perspective on the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 change from score-based results to pass/fail.
This survey study assesses the presence of gender disparity in award winners in general surgery residency programs.
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