Career options in colon and rectal surgery

Karim Alavi, Robert D Madoff, David A. Rothanberger

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As the field of colon and rectal surgery has expanded and diversified, so has the multitude of opportunities available to the prospective colon and rectal surgery graduate. Although this may initially appear exciting, these decisions may eventually become daunting and even paralyzing. However, prior to making a decision, candidates must first make an honest assessment of their goals, abilities, and priorities. This article briefly outlines some of these challenging choices and helps lay the groundwork for a successful decision process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-118
Number of pages5
JournalClinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2006


  • Academic
  • Careers
  • Medicine
  • Surgery


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