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Residency Headlines

  • Study: Medical students track former patients

    Most medical students use EHRs to track former patients, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers surveyed more than 100 fourth-year medical students and found that 96% accessed EHRs.

  • Training residents need to succeed when entering practice

    New physicians entering practice often leave residency with a wealth of medical knowledge yet lack training on other critical components, says Robert Frantz, MD, president of TeamHealth Emergency Medicine West Group. To better prepare them for practice, Frantz has been lecturing emergency medicine residents on areas they may otherwise not receive instruction.

  • Residents and medical school debt

    Sixty-eight percent of residents have more than $50,000 in medical school debt, according to survey of more than 1,800 residents in 25 specialties conducted by Medscape.

  • Heard this week

    “Because no single intervention is likely to reverse the July effect, a multipronged approach must be considered. Augmenting the existing ward team infrastructure with effective leaders, followers, and communication strategies may prove impactful in improving patient care during the July transition.”

    - Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc; John Del Valle, MD; and Christopher M. Petrilli, MD; discuss combating the July effect in a commentary published in Academic Medicine.

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    Son Hoang, editor, Residency Program Insider

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    Do you subscribe to our monthly newsletter Residency Program Alert (RPA)? If so, we want to know why you read RPA and what you like most about it. Is it the compliance advice, best practices, or tips from well-respected in-the-trenches experts? Let us know, and you could see your testimonial featured in an upcoming RPA outreach initiative. Email me at shoang@hcpro.com with the details. 

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    Son Hoang, editor, Residency Program Insider