Women and Minority Surgical Residents at High Risk of Withdrawing From Training

Hispanics and women are at the greatest risk for leaving surgical residency prior to completion, according to a new study conducted by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators. The former group are more likely overall to drop out, starting in the first year, while the latter leave near the end of the training – findings that underscore the need to create interventions to stem that tide.

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