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  • Residency coordinators’ work hours

    With their growing roster of responsibilities, you would expect the modern program coordinator to be logging more hours per week. However, the results of HCPro's latest Residency Coordinator Salary Survey show a downward trend.

  • Study: The toll of EHRs on clinician burnout was underestimated

    The role electronic health records (EHR) play in clinician burnout was not accurately predicted, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

  • Profile: Midrange professionals

    In our previous coverage of HCPro’s recent survey of residency coordinators, we looked at the lowest-paid professionals and highest-paid professionals. This month we look at respondents who make $40,001–$60,000 annually (midrange professionals). This group greatly outnumbered their counterparts on each end of the pay scale, accounting for 59% of total survey respondents.

  • RPA Subscriber Exclusive: February issue of Residency Program Alert now available

    Residency Program Alert subscribers can now read all of the articles from the February issue of the newsletter, as well as download a full, color PDF by clicking here.

  • Residency coordinators’ responsibilities

    Much like our previous years’ surveys, the results from the 2020 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey survey suggest that the modern coordinator has a diversifying roster of responsibilities.

  • Study: Shorter shifts reduces residents’ attentional failures

    Resident who work shifts of 16 hours or less had fewer attentional failures, faster reaction time, and were more alert than those who worked longer shifts, according to a study published in Pediatrics.

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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.