Monthly Archives: July 2019

Who Should Get Honors?

Evaluation: This large survey study of medicine and pediatric inpatient clerkship faculty had a respectable 62% response rate.  Attendings were asked to describe their impressions of the evaluation/honors system and rank a total of 24 student characteristics in terms of … Continue reading

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Do Reduced Residency Work Hours Create Worse Doctors?

Duty Hours: While controversy surrounding the 2003 ACGME work hour reforms has quieted significantly, questions remain about whether residents can obtain adequate clinical experience despite working fewer hours.  This interesting retrospective observational study reviewed 30-day mortality, 30-day readmissions, and inpatient … Continue reading

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