A Meta-Analysis of Studies of Publication Misrepresentation by Applicants to Residency and Fellowship Programs
Wiggins, Michael N
Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2010 Sep; 85(9): 1470-4
Many studies from various fields of medicine about the accuracy of residency and fellowship applications have reported disturbing percentages of candidates with publication misrepresentation on their applications. However, other similar studies have found much lower percentages. No evaluation of these types of studies is currently available to explain this disparity. Therefore, this study evaluated the wide range of percentages of applicants with publication misrepresentation reported in the literature.
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