Residency

Residency Headlines

  • Study finds healthcare workers often provide care while ill

    Many healthcare workers may be putting patients at risk by continuing to work when they have symptoms of cold, flu, or other respiratory illnesses, according to a new study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology.

  • Use curriculum to enhance your clinical learning environment

    Educating constituents is essential to an effective, efficient, and efficacious oversight process. The GME office at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has designed and delivered quarterly presentations on topics salient to enhance the clinical learning environment.

  • Answering the tough questions on training verifications

    Responding to training verifications is an increasingly difficult task for program directors and coordinators. Healthcare entities and state licensing boards now ask more detailed questions regarding residents’ performance during training.

  • Study: Resident performance suffers in rude operating rooms

    Anesthesiology residents scored lower in several performance metrics when assigned to rude operating rooms, according to a study published in BMJ Quality & Safety.

  • Use curriculum to enhance your oversight process

    Educating constituents is essential to an effective, efficient, and efficacious oversight process. The GME office at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has designed and delivered quarterly presentations on topics salient to enhance the clinical learning environment.

  • Study: Shorter shifts improve senior residents' sleep duration

    Senior residents were found to get more sleep per week when limited to shifts of no more than 16 consecutive hours, according to a study published in Sleep.