• Home
    • » Residency Main Page

Make the Web site a daily stop to connect with peers and gain valuable insight into residency program management.

Residency Headlines

Top Stories

  • Editor’s note

    The 2017 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey Report is now available to RPA subscribers! Click here to access the PDF. Note, you must be signed in to your account. Non-subscribers will soon have the opportunity to purchase the Report, or they can click here to subscribe to RPA and receive instant access to the Report as well as our monthly newsletter, Residency Program Alert. 

    The Report contains two major sections, 16 detailed subsections, and more than 30 statistical visualizations, all of which are devoted to expert-driven analysis and guidance. By publishing this information, the Residency Program Alert team hopes to empower coordinators across career stages, the compensation spectrum, and the care continuum with insights and inspiration to advance their career goals.

    Thanks for reading!

    Karla Accorto, associate editor, Residency Program Insider

  • St. Louis University School of Medicine no longer on probation

    Last week, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) officially lifted the probation status of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. The school received the probationary status more than a year ago after LCME cited it for having deficiencies in approximately 18 of 93 measures utilized in an October 2016 accreditation review of the school.

  • Heard this week

    “All of us escaped burnout, but narrowly — only, perhaps, by finding personal, often deeply specialized purpose in our work.”

    - Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, PhD, considers why he and a handful of his medical school classmates have not experienced the devastating effects of burnout when so many other physicians have.

  • Workplace stressors: Gender bias and harassment

    Although efforts to improve the female physician workforce have been successful (as demonstrated by the fact that nearly 50% of medical school classes are now female), women in training are no strangers to gender bias and harassment in the workplace. Examples include not being recognized as a physician by their patients or even other members of the treatment team, as well as inappropriate sexual comments or behavior by patients and peers.

  • ACGME approves revised Common Program Requirements Sections I-V

    This summer, the ACGME approved revisions to Sections I–V of the Common Program Requirements, following a revision to Section VI, which went into effect last year. Although the latest set of revised Common Program Requirements won’t go into effect until July 1, 2019, and no citations will be issued for those requirements for a year, programs, in partnership with their sponsoring institutions, should begin working toward implementing all the new elements. The following are some of the changes to the requirements you should take note of.

  • The Complete Guide to Continuous GME Accreditation

    The Complete Guide to Continuous GME Accreditation offers comprehensive coverage of the ACGME’s Next Accreditation System with a deep dive into Milestones, Annual Program Evaluation, and the Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER). This book provides readers with foundational knowledge about the CLER, including definitions, background, and steps to prepare for an on-site visit. Readers will also receive best practices to maintain their program’s accreditation with guidance on the Common Program Requirements, Milestones, and annual surveys and evaluations.

    This book will help you:

    • Learn how to meet the requirements to maintain institutional accreditation
    • Discover best practices to plan for the CLER visit, host site visitors, and use the CLER report for continuous improvement
    • Maintain your program’s accreditation with guidance on the Common Program Requirements, Milestones, and annual surveys and evaluations
    • Recognize the roles and responsibilities required to meet the goals of a successful learning and work environment

    For more information or to reserve your copy, click here.

Residency Blog


  • Heard this week

    “When you are unfamiliar with a topic being discussed on rounds, take the risk and ask about it. Better to sound a bit green and learn something new than to stay silent and not know what to do when you get that 3:00 a.m. call.”

    - Kirk Sidey, MD, discusses overcoming the fears that plague residents.