I try to answer every one of their specific questions and direct them to posts that I've written on the subject.
A recent inquiry stimulated me to review all of my posts and put most of the questions about becoming a general surgeon in one place. They are about 500 words each. I hope you enjoy them. Here they are.
Is the solo general surgeon a dying breed?
What is the future of open surgery?
In what specialties can a surgeon be autonomous?
An applicant worries about the future of general surgery
Will automation affect surgeons' skills?
Going to medical school and becoming a surgeon when you are older
A medical student from the UK discovers surgery and has questions
Is it possible to live a full life as a surgeon?
Choosing a medical specialty is difficult