Archive for February, 2010


February 25th, 2010

Who Is Better Qualified to Perform Colonoscopy?

Consider this: The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy requires physicians to perform at least 200 colonoscopies before it will assess their competency (much less grant them privileges), and most fellows complete at least 500 during their 3-year training programs.  However, the American Board of Surgery now “mandates” that surgical residents need to perform only 50 […]

Gastroenterology Research: Author M. Brian Fennerty, M.D.

M. Brian Fennerty, MD


NEJM Journal Watch Gastroenterology

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