Robert S. Wigton, MD
Wigton RS. Measuring Procedural Skills. Ann Intern Med. 1996;125:1003-1004. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-125-12-199612150-00013
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1996;125(12):1003-1004.
Surgical residency programs have long required trainees to record their experience with surgical procedures, but internal medicine has only recently required residents to document their experience with medical procedures. In the late 1980s, the American College of Physicians responded to the need for guidelines by appointing committees and beginning a series of national surveys to make recommendations about credentialing standards . During this same period, physicians in several specialty areas, notably gastroenterology and cardiology, developed recommendations about specific procedures. In 1991, the American Board of Internal Medicine required documentation of applicants' training experience in seven core procedures .
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