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ACGME Sleep Deprivation Lecture

As part of the ACGME requirements, residents and fellows had to attend a lecture on sleep deprivation for noon conference today. The speaker discussed the importance of sleep, physiological changes which occur in the context of deprivation, and techniques we can utilize to improve the quality of our limited hours …

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ACGME Guidelines for Interns

This morning over breakfast, I discussed the new ACGME guidelines with the ENT resident I’m researching with. Beginning in July, these new provisions will affect all first year residents namely on two fronts – interns won’t be allowed to work shifts in excess of sixteen consecutive hours and an attending …

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