The Institute of Medicine Report on Resident Duty Hours: Part II: A Response to the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Leadership Regarding Their Position Paper on the Institute of Medicine Report

Nasca, Thomas J.
March 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Mar2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 3, p722
Academic Journal
The article presents a discussion of problems and ethical issues which could be found in suggested changes to a report on medical resident duty hours from the Institute of Medicine. The changes were suggested by the leadership of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. A discussion of a survey of the graduate medical education community which is being conducted by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, and which is concerned with the report from the Institute for Medicine, is presented.


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