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How common is racial/ethnic discrimination in US surgical residency programs?

JAMA Surgery

What The Study Did: Surveys from nearly 7,000 resident surgeons were used to evaluate how common racial/ethnic discrimination is in U.S. general surgery programs and how it's associated with burnout, thoughts of quitting and suicide.

Authors: Yue-Yung Hu, M.D., M.P.H., of the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0260)

Editor's Note: The article includes conflict of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the articles for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflicts of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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