Med Ed

September 28, 2017

ACGME Releases 2016-2017 Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

The ACGME released its 2016-2017 Data Resource Book, which includes data on the size, scope, and distribution of graduate medical education in the US. Data shows residents in ACGME pipeline programs increased 20 percent over the last 10 years.

September 14, 2017

Suicides of Young Physicians Raise Alarm about Burnout among Trainees

This Psychiatric News article outlines how the American Psychiatric Association, the ACGME, and others can work to create nurturing environments for medical students and trainees.

July 24, 2017

Protecting Interns and Other Physicians from Depression and Suicide

This article from Stat News discusses how the medical education community is working to prevent physician burnout and suicide.

June 29, 2017

Dr. Rowen Zetterman Featured on CBS Morning Show about Common Program Requirement Revisions

ACGME Board Chair Dr. Rowen Zetterman discussed the Common Program Requirement revisions on CBS This Morning.

March 21, 2017

Should Young Doctors be Allowed to Work 24-Hour Shifts?

This Healthline article discusses the Common Program Requirements and changes made to the requirements around clinical work and education hours.

March 13, 2017

New Rule Would Allow First-Year Residents to Work 24-Hour Shifts

This Good Morning America segment is about the recent revisions made to the ACGME's Common Program Requirements.

March 10, 2017

New Guideline Will Allow First-Year Doctors to Work 24-Hour Shifts

The New York Times writes about the recent revisions made to the ACGME's Common Program Requirements.

March 10, 2017

Medical Residents Can Work 24 Hours Straight, Accreditor Says 

Forbes magazine wrote about the recent changes to the ACGME Common Program Requirements.

March 10, 2017

First-Year Doctors Will be Allowed to Work 24-Hour Shifts Starting in July

This Washington Post article discusses the recent updates made to the ACGME's Common Program Requirements.

February 21, 2017

Why So Many Young Doctors Work Such Awful Hours

This article, published in The Atlantic, explores how residencies are structured to serve the dual, often dueling, aims of training the profession’s next generation and minding the hospital’s labor needs.

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