Basic surgical training in Ireland: the impact of operative experience, training program allocation and mentorship on trainee satisfaction.
AffiliationRCSI Department of Surgery, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Ireland, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MeSHAttitude of Health Personnel
Education, Medical, Graduate
Surgical Procedures, Operative
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CitationO'Sullivan KE, Byrne JS, Walsh TN. Basic surgical training in Ireland: the impact of operative experience, training program allocation and mentorship on trainee satisfaction. Ir J Med Sci. 2013, 182 (4):687-92
JournalIrish journal of medical science
AbstractApplication to the Irish basic surgical training (BST) program in Ireland has decreased progressively over the past 5 years. We hypothesised that this decline was secondary to dissatisfaction with training correlated with reduced operative experience and lack of mentorship among BSTs.