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The HCPro residency department delivers compliance advice, best practices, training tools, and sample forms and documents to solve the toughest challenges in graduate medical education. These resources help residency program managers to ensure resident competence, comply with accreditation standards, and operate an efficient and effective residency program.

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  • ACGME appoints its first chief information officer

    The ACGME has named it first chief information officer (CIO) to lead the creation of its information services strategy to innovate its current processes and explore new opportunities to serve the GME community.

  • Program coordinator importance

    The importance of a program coordinator extends beyond lending a supportive ear for a resident or managing resident files. The role has evolved over the years and is more in-depth. Coordinators are imperative to a program; they work diligently behind the scenes, setting up the program for success. How exactly do they do this, you ask?

  • 6 ways systems could alleviate burnout

    At least one-third of U.S. clinicians experience burnout, often caused by lengthy work hours, technologies and documentation requirements, insufficient resources, and an inability to find a healthy work-life balance. A new report from the National Academy of Medicine outlines six strategies healthcare systems can use to address these contributing factors and reduce physician burnout.

  • The causes of burnout among female surgical residents

    A survey of 7,400 physicians taken while they completed the 2018 American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination found that residents of both genders experienced mistreatment during training, but female residents reported being subjected to more of it.

  • Study: Nearly half of healthcare workers not getting enough sleep

    A new study found that a growing number of Americans are getting less than the recommended seven hours of sleep a night, especially healthcare workers.

  • The program coordinator's role with the clinical competency committee

    What is the role of the program coordinator (PC) in the clinical competency committee (CCC)? He or she cannot be an active voting member of the committee, but will play an active role in organizing and managing the CCC alongside the chair.

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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.