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The ageing surgeon: a qualitative study of expert opinions on assuring performance and supporting safe career transitions among older surgeons.

Sherwood R, Bismark M. BMJ quality & safety. 2020;29:113-121.

Confidential skill assessments have been recommended as a strategy to ensure competence among aging surgeons. In this qualitative study, the authors describe opinions from 52 experts on how to manage potential concerns associated with aging surgeons.