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ACGME CLER program places new focus on physician well-being

Residency Program Alert, July 21, 2017

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Announced in 2012, the ACGME’s Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) was established to provide teaching hospitals, medical centers, and other GME clinical staff with periodic feedback to promote safety and quality of care. At the time, the CLER program focused on evaluating clinical sites in regard to six areas of focus: patient safety; quality improvement; transitions in care; supervision; professionalism; and duty hour oversight, fatigue management, and mitigation.

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