TITLE

Duty Hours Restrictions: How Will this Affect the Surgeon of the Future?

AUTHOR(S)
Whalen, Thomas V.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Feb2007, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p140
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the implications of duty hours restrictions for the surgeon of the future in the U.S. It discusses the regulation of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) that became effective at the start of the academic year 2003-2004. Loss of interaction and dialogue between faculty and residents is one of its effects. It states that future surgeons may be less prepared for their career in surgery.
ACCESSION #
23913983

 

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