TITLE

Graduate Medical Education and the Residency Review Committee: History and Challenges

AUTHOR(S)
Britt, L. D.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Feb2007, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in the U.S. The ACGME acts as an oversight organization for all Residency Review Committees (RRCs). Members of the RRC are responsible for ensuring the quality of the surgery of graduate medical education (GME). Challenges for the RRC include the implementation of the duty hour limitation of the ACGME. Its competency-based curriculum might be the pattern for the development of training programs in surgery.
ACCESSION #
23913982

 

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