In this article, Loo et al demonstrate in a survey to the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association membership that only approximately 20% of trainees were accurate in estimating surgeon reimbursement, with a demonstrated lack of understanding in how reimbursement models work, despite acknowledgement of its importance.
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August 28, 2021
April 15, 2021
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons' most recent Practice Survey was executed in the fall of 2019, the results of which were discussed at their 2020 annual meeting. Women in Thoracic Surgery, in conjunction with STS, reviewed those results, with a focus on female respondents. Women remain a significantly small subset of the cardiothoracic workforce.
February 21, 2021
In this article, Han et al examined the characteristics of aspiring cardiothoracic surgeons recruited from a pool of students interested in matriculating from a North American training program.
August 3, 2017
Grigor and colleagues investigated the relationship between self-reported patient experience and the incidence of adverse events or prolonged length of hospitalization after surgery. Patients with a prolonged length of stay rated their experience lower on more measures than patients with adverse events did.