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  • Heard this week

    “By answering questions with the wrong answers, I learned from my mistakes.”

  • A few basics on informed consent

    Informed consent is a delicate, very tailored process that varies depending on the individual patient. At its core, informed consent can be defined as the “communication between a patient and physician [that] results in the patient’s authorization or agreement to undergo a specific medical intervention,” according to the AMA. 

  • New for RPA subscriber-only: Help residents on call during the holidays find meaning in their work

    With Halloween and Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror, it’s hard to believe that we are only weeks away from the biggest part of the holiday season with Christmas and Chanukah coming straight at us. This can be a daunting time for many people. It seems that there is not enough time to “be merry,” and this is particularly true for those who work in healthcare. Hospitals don’t close for the holidays. Residents face the inevitability that at some point during their training, they will be on call and not able to enjoy the holidays with their family and friends. Read more.

  • HCPro Career Center Year-End Special: Save 15% on all job postings

    Visit and use code HCPROYES to receive 15% off finding your next employee. Valid thru January 15, 2018.


  • Small grant program spurs medical student innovation and creativity

    Eager to create a forum where its students could build and exchange ideas on how to enhance their educational experience, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine generated a small grant program that parodied ABC’s successful entrepreneur show, “Shark Tank.”

  • Join our focus group call

    HCPro’s residency team will hold a focus group on Wednesday, December 20, from 1-2 ET. We are looking for program coordinators, program directors, faculty, GME directors and office staff, and DIOs to share their feedback on 2018 product development, including books, webinars, and e-learning courses. If you would like to join the focus group, please email editor Son Hoang at

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