.. The report states that the Diverse Surgeons Initiative has helped 86 % of graduates in the program to acquire fellowship training. These results exceeded the 2005 national share of the fifth year of residents in academic postgraduate training, the camaraderie of positions secured by nine per cent. – Our main goal for this program to qualified underrepresented minority residents with the fundamental skills that they would surpass it in their surgical career, said Paris D. Director of the study’s lead author and surgical resident at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville. There are many potential factors for the lack of minority faculty in academic medicine, including everything from an insufficient number of minority medical school graduates to a shortage of role models.
From 2002 to 2009 the program had 76 graduates, all of whom have completed their surgical training and are currently in practice. The remaining 34 are still ongoing part of their education. Of the 42 DSI graduates now. In practice, 57 % currently hold assistant, employee or full-time faculty as a professor in the departments of surgery Minimally invasive surgery was the most frequently chosen community with 21 of the 64 fellowship enabled DSI graduates.Reg. / Newsday Long Iceland’courtesy will Reproduction is the Emperor Kaiser Daily Health policy coverage, search the archives , or sign up for email notification to Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report has published to kaisernetwork.org, a free service from of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2005 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.