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3 in 10 Surgery Residents Need Remediation
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California’s medical schools may be inadequately preparing future surgeons because a high proportion—nearly one in three— require remediation programs, including having to repeat a year of training, according to a report in the Archives of Surgery. The research paper finds that 31% of 348 general surgery residents in six California medical schools required additional studies or attendance at conferences or had to repeat a clinical year.