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2016 Position Statements on Duty Hours and the Learning and Working Environment

At the end of December 2015, the ACGME formally requested position statements from its member organizations, constituent organizations, and others who have standing in the discussion on current ACGME resident duty hour requirements and standards governing key aspects of the learning and working environment, including impact analyses, recommendations, and supporting evidence. In his January 7, 2016 Letter to the Community, ACGME CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP summarized this request in context of the phased review and revision process established for the Common Program Requirements. The statements received by the ACGME in response to this request are listed below.

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The ACGME is committed to igniting a national dialogue on physician well-being that leads to positive, transformational change in the learning environment.

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