The organizations belonging to the Swiss College of Surgeons, need structured surgical training programs for young trainees to help them become familiar with the basic principles of surgery, and gain confidence in the care of patients who require surgical treatment. In future, the concept of competency-based medicine will be used to not only transfer knowledge, but also teach a broad spectrum of skills and abilities necessary to master  the wide variety of problems encountered during daily clinical routine practice.. The article by Widmer et al. provides background information on this.

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