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Despite Equal Skills, Female Trainees Express Lower Confidence Than Male Trainees

DocWire News reports on an HSS study presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2021 annual meeting by former resident Lauren Elisabeth Wessel, MD, and colleagues, which analyzed self-reported confidence levels in surgical skills of female and male orthopedic surgery trainees.

The data was collected from residency application interviews and found that while men and women have equal competency levels, women expressed lower confidence in their skills.

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