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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 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.

  • How COVID-19 has impacted working conditions

    When the COVID-19 pandemic officially created a public health emergency earlier in the year, organizations across the country were forced to decide how their employees should continue to perform their duties. For some, the decision was easy: pack up the laptop and files and work from home indefinitely. For others, though, their jobs required them to be on-site in order to effectively carry out their responsibilities.

  • Coordinator’s salaries by geographic location

    Where people live and work may influence how much they earn. Our 2020 Residency Coordinator Salary Survey provides an opportunity to see how geographic location influences a coordinator’s earnings by comparing salaries from state to state.

  • Key considerations when contemplating buying a home after residency

    The decision to buy a home is highly personal and one that residents and fellows in their final year of training may be considering. The AMA recently examined factors that should be considered when contemplating home ownership as they enter full-time practice.

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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.