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Validity of Entrustable Professional Activities in a National Sample of General Surgery Residency Programs

Montgomery KB, Mellinger JD, Jones A, et al. Validity of Entrustable Professional Activities in a National Sample of General Surgery Residency Programs. J...
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How Does the Sequence of the American Board of Surgery Examinations Impact Pass/Fail Outcomes?

Jones AT, Brethauer SA, Dent DL, et al. How Does the Sequence of the American Board of Surgery Examinations Impact Pass/Fail Outcomes?. Ann...
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The Association of ACGME Milestones With Performance on American Board of Surgery Assessments: A National Investigation of Surgical Trainees

Weaver ML, Carter T, Yamazaki K, et al. The Association of ACGME Milestones With Performance on American Board of Surgery Assessments: A National...
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Implementation of Entrustable Professional Activities in General Surgery: Results of a National Pilot Study

Brasel KJ, Lindeman B, Jones A, et al. Implementation of Entrustable Professional Activities in General Surgery: Results of a National Pilot Study. Ann...
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Comparing Drift Detection Methods for Accurate Rasch Equating in Different Sample Sizes

Alahmadi S, Jones AT, Barry CL, Ibáñez B. Comparing Drift Detection Methods for Accurate Rasch Equating in Different Sample Sizes. 2023;36(2):157-170. doi:https://doi.org/10.1080/08957347.2023.2201704
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An American Board of Surgery Pilot of Video Assessment of Surgeon Technical Performance in Surgery

Pryor AD, Lendvay T, Jones A, Ibáñez B, Pugh C. An American Board of Surgery Pilot of Video Assessment of Surgeon Technical Performance...
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What They Are Not Telling Us: Analysis of Nonresponders on a National Survey of Resident Well-Being

Cardell CF, Yuce TK, Zhan T, Eng JS, Cheung EO, Etkin CD, Amortegui D, Jones A, Buyske J, Bilimoria KY, Hu YY. What...
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Persistent racial discrimination among vascular surgery trainees threatens wellness

Pillado EB, Li RD, Eng JS, Chia MC, Conway A, Gomez-Sanchez C, Shaw P, Sheahan MG 3rd, Bilimoria KY, Hu YY, Coleman DM....
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Outcomes of the Early Specialization Program in Vascular Operation

Potts, John R III MD, FACS, MAMSE; Buyske, Jo MD, FACS; Klingensmith, Mary E MD, FACS, MAMSE. Outcomes of the Early Specialization Program...
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Association Between American Board of Surgery Initial Certification and Medical Malpractice Payments

Jones AT, et. al. Ann Surg. 2022 Aug;276(2):281-287. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000005524.
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