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1.  Training and certification in surgical critical care: a position paper by the Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society.
Alam HB, Chipman JG, Luchette FA, Shapiro MJ, Spain DA, Cioffi W; Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society.
          J Trauma.  2010 Aug; 69 (2): 471-4.
(09/25/2012 – Recommended by SCCPDS member:  Hasan Alam, Ann Arbor, MI)
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2a.  Providing care for critically ill surgical patients: challenges and recommendations.
Tisherman SA, Kaplan L, Gracias VH, Beilman GJ, Toevs C, Byrnes MC, Coopersmith CM;
for the Surgery Section, Society of Critical Care Medicine.
          JAMA Surg.  2013 Jul 1; 148 (7): 669-74.
(06/29/2013 – Recommended by SCCPDS member:  Samuel Tisherman, Pittsburgh, PA)
[ PubMed Abstract ]
2b.  Surgical critical care workforce – are all intensivists created equal?  (Invited Commentary)
Luchette FA.
          JAMA Surg.  2013 Jul 1; 148 (7): 674.
(06/29/2013 – Recommended by SCCPDS member:  Fred Luchette, Maywood, IL)
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3.  Surgical critical care training for emergency physicians: curriculum recommendations.
Tisherman SA, Alam HB, Chiu WC, Emlet LL, Grossman MD, Luchette FA, Marcolini EG, Mayglothling JA;
for the Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society Task Force on Emergency Medicine – Surgical Critical Care Training.
          J Am Coll Surg.  2013 Nov; 217 (5): 954-959.e3.
(06/29/2013 – Recommended by SCCPDS member:  Samuel Tisherman, Pittsburgh, PA)
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