Ask the expert: What are some common residency program coordinator tasks?

Residency Program Insider, April 19, 2011

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Common program coordinator tasks include the following duties:

  • Manage and coordinate the crucial interview season
  • Monitor and document evaluation processes
  • Manage process for adverse evaluations and potential subsequent actions
  • Understand accreditation, board, and institution requirements, including state and federal regulations
  • Manage resident activities and schedules
  • Identify the competencies and understand their implementation and resident and program compliance
  • Understand work-hour regulations and monitor compliance
  • Provide reports, summaries, and reviews of all training program activities
  • Understand legal issues with regard to employment, visas, discipline, and healthcare
  • Have knowledge of personnel and human resources issues
  • Access the resources and websites involved in medical education
  • Utilize networking and Internet opportunities efficiently and effectively
  • Be actively involved in the site visit
  • Provide solutions for data management issues
  • Understand budgeting issues

This week’s question and answer are from The Residency Coordinator’s Handbook, Second Edition, by Ruth H. Nawotniak.

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