• Resident, fellow involvement may not affect orthopedic outcomes

    3 monthes ago - By Healio

    The real-time, intraoperative teaching of surgical trainees, including residents and fellows, is critical to training the next generation of orthopedic surgeons. Yet, one of the most common questions patients ask before surgery, especially in teaching hospitals, is whether a resident will be involved in their case. While many patients understand surgical training must include hands-on experience, no patient wants the “new” surgeon or “surgeon in training” working on them.
    Questions remain on the best method to train the next generation of surgeons while satisfying the
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