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Medical Residents Worry About Debt and Saving for Retirement

Medical Residents Worry About Debt and Saving for Retirement (0)

American medical residents feel like they’re not saving enough for retirement and many are struggling with medical school loans, American Medical Association Wire writes.
Medical Residents Can Work 24 Hours Straight

Medical Residents Can Work 24 Hours Straight (0)

A group that accredits medical residency programs is lifting caps on work hours of first-year doctors-in-training, saying young residents aren’t harming patient care by working 24 consecutive hours plus another four to transition their patients to another provider. The announcement Friday by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) makes final a set of revisions to residency professional standards. The new requirements take effect July 1 of this year.
Should medical residents’ work hours be increased?

Should medical residents’ work hours be increased? (2)

This month, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education will decide whether interns should be allowed the same 28-hour shifts senior residents work instead of the current, 16-hour shift maximum.