Surgical Educational Research: Getting Started
Times have changed! Surgery departments at major medical institutions once found themselves with abundant resources and had deep financial pockets. A successful academic surgeon almost always was in charge of a laboratory; taught and mentored students, residents and fellows; and was a master surgeon – i.e., was a true triple threat.
KeywordsSurgical education Educational research Evidence-based educational research Educational research design Ethics Surveys
I would like to thank Monika Wahi for her critical reading and contributions to this manuscript.
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