Surgery Board Pass Rates Associated With Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Family Status

Certain sociodemographic factors are associated with rates of passing board examinations for general surgery trainees, according to study data published in JAMA Surgery. Specifically, resident race, ethnicity, sex, and family status at internship correlated with performance on examinations. Researchers suggest that efforts to address these discrepancies at the institutional level are needed to better represent…

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