The competency of surgeons as they age has been debated as a risk to patient safety. This news article describes concerns about the aging population of surgeons in the United States and an American Medical Association effort to develop guidelines to assess skills of older physicians.
Please select your preferred way to submit a case. Note that even if you have an account, you can still choose to submit a case as a guest. And if you do choose to submit as a logged-in user, your name will not be publicly associated with the case. Learn more information here.