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  • Ways to build a relationship with your program director

    The program director will value the coordinator as a critical administrative team member once he or she sees the coordinator as a professional who has an in-depth understanding of accreditation requirements, GME concepts, and management needs of the training program. There are several actions that coordinators can take to build a respectful and supportive working relationship with the program director.

  • Creating a culture that puts an end to sexual harassment in healthcare

    The #MeToo movement has encouraged a wide range of industries that once looked at sexual harassment as “part of the job” to start taking steps to improve working conditions. Healthcare is among those industries that are not only finally recognizing the extent of the problem but looking for ways to prevent this behavior in the future.

  • Editor's note

    As we approach the end of 2019, we’d like to know what’s on your GME wish list for 2020. What new developments in GME are you hoping to see next year? What tools or resources would you like to receive? Let us know.

  • Newly updated: The Residency Coordinator’s Handbook, Fourth Edition

    Now updated to reflect the latest ACGME Common Program Requirements, The Residency Coordinator’s Handbook, Fourth Edition, offers residency program and fellowship coordinators the education and field-tested solutions they need to ensure a successful and efficiently run residency/fellowship program. With contributors from an array of backgrounds, this book offers a global, multispecialty view of coordinator duties. New and veteran coordinators will benefit from the guidance, sample policies, and program tools they can implement immediately.

    Order your copy today!

  • RPA Subscriber Exclusive: November issue of Residency Program Alert now available

    Residency Program Alert subscribers can now read all of the articles from the November issue of the newsletter, as well as download a full, color PDF by clicking here.

  • AMA calls for more healthcare economics training

    The American Medical Association (AMA) recently adopted a new policy calling on medical schools and residency programs to incorporate content on healthcare financing into their curricula.

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  • 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.