Assessing Residents in Surgical Ethics: We Do It a Lot; We Only Know a Little
Brewster, Luke P
Hall, Dan E
Joehl, Raymond J
The Journal of surgical research 2011 Dec; 171(2): 395-8
PGY-1 year of surgical residency brings together many persons of disparate experiences and educational backgrounds, including their exposure to ethics. We hypothesized that surgical PGY-1s would have a similar exposure to ethical scenarios but lack the confidence in practice and understanding of ethical principles compared with more senior residents.
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