Does the Setting of General Surgery Training (University vs Non-University) Impact Patient Outcomes?

Some believe that surgeons trained in university-settings perform better because they are exposed to more esoteric “zebra” cases and undergo more rigorous didactic education. Some believe that non-university and community programs produce better surgeons with more experience as the primary surgeon. A study published on JAMA Surgery suggests the setting of training does not matter.

Full article: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/891720?src=rss
Study of interest: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/article-abstract/2668470?redirect=true

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