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Diversity of applicants to surgical residency, fellowship programs

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Researchers looked at trends in diversity by sex and race/ethnicity among applicants to U.S. surgical residency and fellowship programs from 2008-2018 to see if diversity was increasing.

Authors: Issam Koleilat, M.D., of the Montefiore Medical Center in New York, is the corresponding author.

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