The new recommendations on duty hours from the ACGME task force

Thomas J. Nasca, Susan H. Day, E. Stephen Amis

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Abstract

A task force of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has proposed modifications in the current requirements for medical residency training programs, including in the limits on resident hours. This article explains the proposed changes and the rationale for them and invites input on the new requirements, which are scheduled for implementation in 2011.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e3(1)-e3(6)
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume363
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 8 2010

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  • Medicine(all)

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