Journal article

Get SET: aligning anatomy demonstrator programmes with Surgical Education and Training selection criteria

Danielle Rhodes, Quentin A Fogg, Michelle D Lazarus

ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY | WILEY | Published : 2018

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Prevocational doctors aspiring to surgical careers are commonly recruited as anatomy demonstrators for undergraduate and graduate medical programmes. Entry into Surgical Education and Training (SET) is highly competitive and a unique opportunity exists to align anatomy demonstrator programmes with the selection criteria and core competencies of SET programmes. This study used a qualitative approach to (i) determine what criteria applicants for SET are assessed on and (ii) identify criteria that could be aligned with and enhanced by an anatomy demonstrator programme. METHODS: The selection guidelines of all nine surgical specialties for the 2017 intake of SET trainees were analyse..

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