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Rachel R Kelz, James L Mullen, Larry R Kaiser, Lori A Pray, Gregory P Shea, Jeff A Drebin, Chris J Wirtalla, Jon B Morris
OBJECTIVE(S): We modified the resident selection strategy in an attempt to reduce resident attrition (RA). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Despite implementation of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work rules, lifestyle and generational priorities have fostered a persistent and relatively high attrition rate for surgical trainees. METHODS: An independent external review of residents who left the training program and a detailed analysis of the resident selection strategy were performed by an organizational management expert...
September 2010: Annals of Surgery
Shirley A Moore, Emma G E Surgey, Anthony M Cadwgan
Malaria is still killing over one million people each year and its incidence is increasing. The need for an effective vaccine is greater than ever. A major difficulty with vaccine research is that the malaria parasite presents thousands of antigens to the human immune system that vary throughout its life cycle. Identifying those that may prove to be vaccine targets is complicated and time consuming. Most vaccines are targeted at individual stages of the malaria life cycle, although it is likely that only the development of a multistage vaccine will offer complete protection to both visitors to, and residents of, a malaria-endemic area...
December 2002: Lancet Infectious Diseases
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