Residency

Residency Headlines

  • Residents happy with their programs

    Residents are generally happy with their residency programs, according to data released in Doximity’s Residency Navigator tool. From 94,000 ratings and reviews on the physician social network, more than 90 percent of residents rated their programs at least four stars out of five.

  • Residents comfortable with telemedicine

    A majority of medical residents say they would not have a problem meeting with their patients through videoconferencing. According to a survey of more than 1,700 residents in 24 specialties, 70% said they would be okay with consulting patients through telemedicine technology.

  • Ways coordinators can build relationships with program directors

    A 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 the requirements, GME concepts, and management needs of the training program.

  • Editor's Note

    Dear readers,

    There’s still time to register for our webcast, The Program Evaluation Committee and the Annual Program Evaluation: The Dynamic Duo, on Tuesday, September 22, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern. If you need help coordinating your program evaluation committee and organizing the annual program evaluation, tune in as our expert speakers explain the process.

    You can also still join us for our residency focus group call on Tuesday, September 15 at 4 p.m. Eastern. Do you think you know what the next big thing in residency will be and what products we should be offering? If so, email me at shoang@hcpro.com to join the call.

    Thanks for reading!

    Son Hoang, editor, Residency Program Insider

  • Create a meaningful annual program evaluation process

    Bring your entire team to our webcast, The Program Evaluation Committee and the Annual Program Evaluation: The Dynamic Duo, on Tuesday, September 22, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern. Expert speakers Sylvia Zavatchen and Joseph Stuckelman will explain the paths they took to create their PECs. They will also walk audience members through an APE process and tie together the PEC, the APE, self-study, and the ACGME site visit.

  • Stanford program aims to improve faculty work-life balance

    The Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is piloting a “time banking” program for its faculty to help them manage work-life conflicts.