Please read the message below from the American Board of Surgery.
The American Board of Surgery (ABS) announced in February 2022 the ABS Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA) Project, launching in July 2023 for general surgery residency programs.
As the ABS moves forward with this EPA initiative, one thing has become abundantly apparent - the feedback that we receive from participants is invaluable. Without this feedback, we have no way to know what is or is not working, where information is unclear, or what can be improved. Additionally, local champions who serve as promoters and exemplars for the project will be critical to its success. That's where you come in!
We are looking for program director, administrator, faculty and resident volunteers from each general surgery residency program to become an EPA Program Champion, serving as a local leader and liaison between your program and the ABS. These individuals will be our direct line of contact with your program, and we will rely on them to provide feedback on how the implementation of EPAs is going.
Until the implementation process begins, these individuals will serve as a ‘reactor panel’ to the various training documents and related materials that are being developed for use by programs.
To volunteer to be an ABS EPA Program Champion, please complete this form.
Please also consider forwarding this email to your faculty and trainees for their consideration and hopeful participation.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.