George F Sheldon
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- The evolving surgeon shortage in the health reform eraGeorge F Sheldon
Department of Surgery and Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7050, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7050, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 15:1104-11. 2011..For surgery, the shortage is particularly challenging. In 1981, 1047 surgeons were certified by the American Board of Surgery; in 2008, that number had dropped to just 909...
- The global health workforce shortage: role of surgeons and other providersGeorge F Sheldon
Department of Surgery, The University of North Carolina, CB 7050, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7050, USA
Adv Surg 42:63-85. 2008..The recommendation that students make personal specialty choices reversed the prior recommendation that a majority of students enter primary care practice...
- Surgical workforce since the 1975 study of surgical services in the United States: an updateGeorge F Sheldon
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7050, USA
Ann Surg 246:541-5. 2007
- Great expectations: the 21st century health workforceGeorge F Sheldon
Department of Surgery, 167 Burnett Womack Clinical Science Bldg, University of North Carolina Medical School, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7050, USA
Am J Surg 185:35-41. 2003..The "knowledge society" requires a different workforce than that predicted by most health planners...
- Globalization and the health workforce shortageGeorge F Sheldon
Department of Surgery, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7050, USA
Surgery 140:354-8. 2006
- Progressive specialization within general surgery: adding to the complexity of workforce planningKaryn B Stitzenberg
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Am Coll Surg 201:925-32. 2005..Consequently, as the phenomenon of progressive specialization evolves, a larger surgical workforce will be needed to provide the breadth of services encompassed by the primary components of general surgery...
- Workforce issues in general surgeryGeorge F Sheldon
Department of Surgery, The University of North Carolina, 4006 Burnett Womack Building, CB 7050, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7050, USA
Am Surg 73:100-8. 2007..Designing modern undergraduate and graduate educational programs is key to planning for healthcare in the 21st century...
- Women in academic general surgeryAnneke T Schroen
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine, PO Box 800709, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0709, USA
Acad Med 79:310-8. 2004..CONCLUSION: Addressing the differences between men and women academic general surgeons is critical in fostering career development and in recruiting competitive candidates of both sexes to general surgery...
- Comparison of private versus academic practice for general surgeons: a guide for medical students and residentsAnneke T Schroen
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Am Coll Surg 197:1000-11. 2003..CONCLUSIONS: This study offers a comprehensive view of general surgery to enable more informed decisions among medical students and residents regarding specialty choice or practice opportunities...
- The Department of Surgery University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel HillAnthony A Meyer
Arch Surg 140:116-8. 2005
- Characteristics of practice among rural and urban general surgeons in North CarolinaJennifer King
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Ann Surg 249:1052-60. 2009..To examine variation in the practice patterns of individual general surgeons and how they differ between rural and urban areas of North Carolina...
- Projecting surgeon supply using a dynamic modelErin P Fraher
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina National Health Service Workforce Review Team, Winchester, England Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Ann Surg 257:867-72. 2013..To develop a projection model to forecast the head count and full-time equivalent supply of surgeons by age, sex, and specialty in the United States from 2009 to 2028...
- Increasing the number of trainees in general surgery residencies: is there capacity?Anthony G Charles
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Acad Med 86:599-604. 2011..S. surgical workforce. Given the likelihood of increasing shortages of general surgeons, the authors evaluated available expansion capacity of existing general surgery residency programs...
- A tribute to George F. Sheldon's vision, versatility, and leadership by exampleAnthony Meyer
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7050, USA
Am J Surg 185:3-5. 2003....
- Psychological well-being of surgery residents before the 80-hour work week: a multiinstitutional studyS Mahmood Zaré
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7081, USA
J Am Coll Surg 198:633-40. 2004..Although surgical trainees will be dramatically affected by these changes, no comprehensive assessment of their well-being has been recently attempted...
- Supply and demand--surgical and health workforceGeorge F Sheldon
Department of Surgery, The University of North Carolina, 180 Wing D, CB# 7228, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7228, USA
Surg Clin North Am 84:1493-509, viii-ix. 2004
- Get on your boots: preparing fourth-year medical students for a career in surgery, using a focused curriculum to teach the competency of professionalismCharles S Hultman
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Surg Res 177:217-23. 2012..The goal of this project was to enhance the attitudes and knowledge of medical students regarding professionalism, to help them understand the role of professionalism in a surgical practice...
- Surgical organizations in the 21st centuryGeorge F Sheldon
Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB# 7050, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7050, USA
Am J Surg 183:338-44. 2002
- Changes in county hospitals during Sheldon's tenureF William Blaisdell
University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Am J Surg 185:30-4. 2003..Sheldon's tenure, 1964 to 1985. The primary impact came from Medicaid and Medicare legislation in 1965. The secondary impact came as the result of the drug culture entering American cities...
- The health workforce: a position statementJay L Grosfeld
American Surgical Association, USA
Ann Surg 246:525-6. 2007
- Another focus on workforce issuesGeorge F Sheldon
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:270-1. 2002
- Gauging supply and demand: the challenging quest to predict the future physician workforceRalph Snyderman
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:167-8. 2002
- Increasing women's leadership in academic medicine: report of the AAMC Project Implementation CommitteeJanet Bickel
Women in Medicine, AAMC, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Acad Med 77:1043-61. 2002....
- Festschrift for George F. Sheldon, MDGeorge F Sheldon
Am J Surg 185:1-41. 2003..Distinguished speakers, all of whom had worked with Dr. Sheldon in various capacities, gave invited talks. Their remarks, along with a short paper by Dr. Sheldon, are encapsulated in this special section...
- A Festschrift honoring Norman M. RichDavid G Burris
World J Surg 29:S1-6. 2005..Rich, MD, Facs, DMCC, was held on Friday 26 March, 2004 in conjunction with the 24th Annual USU Surgical Associates Day. This article describes that event and introduces the articles written in celebration of it...
- American Surgical Association Blue Ribbon Committee Report on Surgical Education: 2004Haile T Debas
ASA Blue Ribbon Committee on Surgical Education, UCSF Global Health Sciences, 94143-0443, USA
Ann Surg 241:1-8. 2005