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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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  • RPA-Subscribers Only Content: Questions about the United States Medical Licensing Examination

    After enrolling in medical school, future physicians in the United States undergo multiple examinations before they are allowed to independently practice medicine. These examinations and processes involve medical licensing examinations, medical residency selection processes, in-training examinations (ITE) during residency, and medical specialty board certification examinations after residency. Read more.
     

  • Dreamer medical students can stay in U.S.

    The recent Department of Homeland Security announcement that the current administration will continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program means undocumented students currently enrolled in medical school will not face deportation.

  • Heard this week

    “This is one of the most wrenching experiences … It’s something that you do not wish on anybody.”

  • Residents trained for interactions with transgender patients

    To address the discrimination and insensitivity transgender people often feel in healthcare settings, residents at the NYU Langone Medical Center participated in a simulation experience to learn how to provide sensitive care.

  • Thank you!

    We’ve received a record number of responses to the 2017 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey. Your input will help us create a special report that will be your single stop for professional statistics, commentary, and guidance to leverage survey findings to improve your own working conditions. The report will be available later this year for free to Residency Program Alert subscribers and for purchase for nonsubscribers.

    The survey closes on June 30, so there’s still time to take it if you haven’t already. Click here or enter this URL into the address bar of your browser to take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017CoordinatorSalary.

  • AMA supports expanding Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

    AMA House of Delegates (HOD) recently adopted a new policy supporting expansion of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program eligibility.

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  • MedicareFind

    MedicareFind™ is a web-based regulatory database that allows users to easily and intuitively access Medicare reimbursement rules and regulations.
     
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    MedicareFind™ offers a robust, flexible, and easy-to-use search engine that helps you cut through documents to find the specific primary authority you need.
     
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