Emergency surgery is performed in every hospital with a A and E unit all around the world. However it is organized in different ways with different results. Aim of this paper is to present history, current scope, current training program and new politics for training national program of 3 countries of different continents. Brazil, Finland and US emergency surgery models are presented discussing all criticisms showed during the WSES Summer Meeting 2008.
Poggetti, R., Leppanemi, A., Ferrada, P., Puyana, J. C., Peitzman, A. B., Ansaloni, L., … Catena, F. (2009). WSES SM (World Society of Emergency Surgery Summer Meeting) highlights: Emergency surgery around the world (Brazil, Finland, USA). World Journal of Emergency Surgery, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/1749-7922-4-11