• Vol. 42 No. 4, 203–206
  • 15 April 2013

Will the Local ACGME-Trained Surgeon Be Adequately Prepared? An Estimate of the Impact of Duty Hour Restrictions On Operative Experience


The General Surgery residency programme was introduced in Singapore in 2010, and is evaluated and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education  (ACGME). This takes the place of the traditional Britishbased system, and has several main differences, as shown in Table 1.

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