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Case volume

 

To be eligible to take the American Board of Surgery qualifying examination residents must perform procedures in the minimum required number of cases in each surgical category. The table below shows required procedures, the minimum number of cases required and the median number of procedures in each category performed by our graduating chief residents in 2018:

 

Procedure Minimum
Required
Number
General Surg
2018 Chiefs
Mdn Number
Skin & Soft Tissue 25 70
Breast 40 48
Head & Neck 25 52
Alimentary Tract 180 266
Abdominal 250 403
Vascular 50 120
Endocrine 15 20
Operative Trauma 10 47
Nonoperative Trauma 40 176
Thoracic 20 25
Pediatric 20 33
Plastic 10 26
Surgical Critical Care 40 43
Laparoscopic - Basic 100 270
Laparoscopic - Complex 75 98
Endoscopy 85 126
Total Major 850 1067
Total Chief 200 228
Total Teaching Assistant 25 34


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