Can J Surg 2020;63(4):E346-E348 | PDF
Graeme C. Hintz, MD, MEd; Katrina C. Duncan, MD, MPH; Emily M. Mackay, MD, MSc; Tracy M. Scott, MD, MHPE; Ahmer A. Karimuddin, MD, MAEd
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has had a substantial impact on surgical training. We describe some of the challenges brought on by the pandemic and our program’s province-wide response to them. We focus specifically on residents’ provision of service, education and wellness.
Accepted June 8, 2020
Affiliations: From the Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Hintz, Duncan, Mackay); and the Division of Surgery, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC (Scott, Karimuddin).
Competing interests: None declared.
Contributors: All authors contributed substantially to the conception, writing and revision of this article and approved the final version for publication.
Correspondence to: G. Hintz, Gordon & Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre, 11th floor 2775 Laurel St, Room 11125, Vancouver BC V5Z 1M9, email@example.com