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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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  • Evaluate your program's effectiveness

    The most common method of measuring a program’s strengths and weaknesses comes in survey form. For an individual lecture, learners can easily provide their opinion and constructive suggestions in the form of a single session evaluation.

  • Study: Residents' psychological safety factors into their satisfaction

    A study recently published in the Journal of Graduate Medical Education examined if residents’ perception of how safe they thought it was to take interpersonal risks in their work environments influenced their overall satisfaction with their clinical learning environments.

  • The happiest physician specialties

    Physicians specializing in dermatology are the happiest, according to a survey of more than 14,000 physicians in 30 specialties measuring their level of happiness in and outside of work.

  • Heard this week

    “For years after finishing my residency, I still woke up at night with the sound of ventilator alarms in my head. I was sure I could feel my pager vibrating, whether or not I even had it on.”

  • New RPA Subscribers-Only Content: GME community awaits verdict on revisions to the Common Program Requirements

    In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program Requirements and established its Phase 1 Task Force to examine and propose revisions to Section IV. This section sets standards for all accredited U.S. residency and fellowship programs for several aspects of physician training, including duty hours, professionalism, patient safety, transitions of care, and alertness management/fatigue mitigation. Read more.

  • GME community awaits verdict on revisions to the Common Program Requirements

    In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program Requirements and established its Phase 1 Task Force to examine and propose revisions to Section IV. This section sets standards for all accredited U.S. residency and fellowship programs for several aspects of physician training, including duty hours, professionalism, patient safety, transitions of care, and alertness management/fatigue mitigation.

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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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