Training of oral and maxillofacial surgeons in South America

Introduction: O M S has progressed significantly in South America in the last decades, with a great contribution from foreign surgeons and professors from other countries, especially USA and EU. Formal training has evolved a lot from what it was in early years. However, there are still discrepancies in training among different countries and even within some countries.

Aim: The aim of this presentation is to give an overview of OMS training in South America and discuss some issues to be taken in consideration in the future.

Conclusions: A standardized system of OMS training and a reliable system of course accreditation are still very much in need in many South American countries.

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Jan 27, 2018 | Posted by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Comments Off on Training of oral and maxillofacial surgeons in South America
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