This article reports on the second year of the FIRST Trial that compares effects of standard clinical work and education hours or more flexible work hour policies on residents.
ACGME Board Chair Dr. Rowen Zetterman discussed the Common Program Requirement revisions on CBS This Morning.
These new requirements that all accredited US residency and fellowship programs follow in preparing today's physicians for practice reinforce a culture of patient safety and physician well-being by focusing on patient-centered, team-based care.
The proposed revisions to Section VI of its Common Program Requirements are open for public comment over the next 45 days. The Requirements provide uniform standards for all accredited US residency and fellowship programs.