Journal article

Remediation for surgical trainees: recommendations from a narrative review

Henry To, Ashleigh Cargill, Stephen Tobin, Debra Nestel

ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Remediation involves formalized support for surgical trainees with significant underperformance to return to expected standards. There is a need to understand current evidence of remediation for surgical trainees to inform practice and justify investment of resources. METHODS: Following the principles of a systematic review, we conducted a narrative analysis to make recommendations for remediation of underperforming surgical trainees. RESULTS: From a review of 55 articles on remediation of trainees in medical and surgical sub-specialities, we have identified system and process level recommendations. Remediation is reported as long-term, complex and resource-intensive. Establishin..

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