The Annals is the official scholarly research journal of the Royal College of Surgeons. It publishes research, reviews, case reports and technical papers in all surgical specialties.
The authors of this paper conducted an anonymous survey of trainees. The survey investigated the prevalence of stepdown in trainees’ experience, the effects of stepdown on trainees and patients, and the overall impact on training and morale.
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