Researchers compared two duty-hour configurations: the standard policies adopted in 2011 by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and more flexible policies that did not limit shift length ... Primary outcomes were interns'
What's actually happening in residency education with our interns, in this new era of EMR and duty-hours restrictions? ... What we want is for [leaders in medical education] to decide “Is this what we actually want from our residency training
For many decades, good physicians have been viewed, both within and outside the medical community, as those with the most encyclopedic knowledge. ... the very spirit of continuing medical education.
The changes to conflict of interest policies are occurring primarily at academic medical centers and affect everything from free food and trinkets to funding for continuing medical education. ... Barnes, FACP, associate dean for continuing medical
They can be a very valuable tool in medical education and patient care. ... In fact, there are now medical schools and residencies that are requiring their trainees to own smartphones.
Medicare patients had higher 30-day mortality when treated by older vs. younger hospitalists, study finds
They added that such an effect on mortality “is not only statistically significant but arguably clinically significant” and their study “suggests that continuing medical education of physicians could be important and ... performance measures not
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set similar nationwide standards in 2003 and further refined and updated them in 2011. ... Journal of Graduate Medical Education.
Traditional medical education has not focused much on this process of clinical reasoning, according to Robert Trowbridge, MD, FACP, director of undergraduate medical education in the department of medicine at Maine ... Medical Center in Portland and an
When the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education decided in 2003 to limit residents' work to 80 hours per week, opponents said that the change would be a disaster for hospital ... When the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Dr. Manning noted that the 6 competencies set by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education can also be helpful in the goalsetting process. ... The earth-shattering thing to me about this was that medical knowledge was not on there.