Resident Work Hours

Karen J. Brasel
2004 Archives of Surgery  
Hypothesis: We attempted to better quantitate resident work within our system of care. Design: Survey. Setting: Academic training program. Participants: Surgical residents. Interventions: A work-hour survey was developed defining 5 areas of activity: patient care related to educational objectives, required educational activities, patient care activities unrelated to educational objectives, off-duty educational activity, and off-duty hours. Main Outcome Measures: Total work hours and
more » ... urs and noneducational work hours were analyzed by resident level, rotation, and category.
doi:10.1001/archsurg.139.5.490 pmid:15136348 fatcat:jxlxtc3vljgvtey37u3q5jp4ka