End-of-Career Transitions for Older Surgeons

JAMA Surgery

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2019

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Bottom Line: A special communication article focuses on end-of-career transitions for older surgeons. The goal is to support an aging workforce while ensuring patient safety.

Authors: Todd K. Rosengart, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, and coauthors

 

(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.1159)

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