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Contact: Leslie Shepherd
shepherdl@smh.ca
416-864-6094
St. Michael's Hospital

Najma Ahmed, St. Michael's Hospital

Caption: Strictly limiting the number of hours surgical residents can work has not improved patient outcomes but may have increased complications for some patients and led to higher failure rates on certification exams, according to a research paper by Dr. Najma Ahmad, a trauma surgeon at St. Michael's Hospital.

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