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A plan for surgical education in low- and middle-income countries

O’Neill, James A. Jr. MD; Hansen, Erik N. MD; Nyagetuba, J.K. Muma MD; Tarpley, John L. MD; Tarpley, Margaret MLS; Newton, Mark W. MD; Lovvorn, Harold N. III MD

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery: November 2017 - Volume 83 - Issue 5 - p 784–787
doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001556
Proceedings from the 2016 Festschrift Honoring Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., M.D.

From the Departments of Surgery (J.A.O., E.N.H., J.K.M.N., J.L.T., M.T.) and Pediatric Surgery (J.A.O., E.N.H., H.N.L.), Section of Surgical Sciences and the Department of Anesthesia (M.W.N.) Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee; and Bethany Kids Children's Hospital at AIC Kijabe Hospital (J.A.O., E.N.H., J.K.M.N., J.L.T., M.T., M.W.N.), Kijabe, Kenya.

Submitted: April 17, 2017, Accepted: April 24, 2017, Published online: May 8, 2017.

Presented in part at the Pruitt Festschrift sponsored by the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery and the University of Texas, San Antonio Department of Surgery April 8, 2016.

Address for reprints: James A. O'Neill, Jr., MD, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Suite 7100, 2200 Children’s Way, Nashville, TN 37232; email:

© 2017 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.