Transition to Practice: A Global Surgery Approach.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the feasibility of a global surgery setting for a transition to practice experience. SETTING: A rural hospital in Malawi, Africa. PARTICIPANTS: A recent graduate of a U.S. general surgery residency program. RESULTS: Fellow performed 305 cases across the surgical disciplines with demonstrated improvements in operative ability. CONCLUSION: The global surgery approach to transition to practice offers a unique opportunity to complement domestic training while providing critical assistance to communities with few surgical providers.
Donley, DK; Graybill, CK; Fekadu, A; Fitzgerald, TN; Hayton, RA
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