How Will the Next Accreditation System Affect Ophthalmology Residency Training?

Years ago, imagine a co-resident who demonstrated suboptimal surgical skills early in residency. In some programs, this person would have received extra attention to bring his or her performance up to a passable level of competence. In others, the resident would have been labeled (and treated) as a future medical ophthalmologist. No longer is such variability in education allowed. How has this change occurred?

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