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Interns And More Senior Residents Fail To Meet Expectations In Different Ways

Milestones: In this study involving 20% of pediatric residency training programs in the US, milestone evaluations of residents rated marginal or unsatisfactory (M/U) were compared  to those of residents rated satisfactory.  Overall, fewer than 2% of residents were rated less than … Continue reading

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Does That Note Look Familiar To You? Copy-Paste And Other Woes Of Electronic Progress Notes

Electronic Health Record: In this descriptive study of electronic heath record (EHR) use by medicine interns at a US academic medical center, 32 interns were asked to write progress notes in a simulated version of an EHR (pre-populated with all … Continue reading

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Depression In Internship

Depression: Following up on their work showing that depression is quite common in medical trainees, the authors present a qualitative analysis of comments contrasting the text of answers to open-ended questions of interns who became depressed compared with those who did … Continue reading

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Interns Spend Even Less Time With Their Patients

This fascinating time-motion study of interns is compared with results from a similar study in 1989.  Despite the fact that current interns spent much less time in the hospital, the percentage of time spent directly with patients decreased from about … Continue reading

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