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Postcall Podcast

A weekly podcast about what you love about medicine and what you love outside of your career, hosted by Nick Andrews.


Oct 26, 2018

In this edition of the MDedge Postcall Podcast, Heather Yeo, MD, MHS (, discusses how and why surgical residents are leaving their residency in favor of other specialties.

When Dr. Yeo was a resident, one of her co-residents left surgery. Dr. Yeo says that this resident was highly talented technically and on-point clinically. After this resident left, Dr. Yeo began investigating this and looking into what can be done to keep surgical trainees in surgery.

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