The AMA GME Competency Education Program
Get information about this series of resident education courses tailored to meet the needs of a resident’s lifestyle.
Resident & Student Health
4 energy-boosting tips to help residents as shifts drag on
We spoke with residents to get a few pick-me-ups that can help buoy a sleep-deprived trainee during their longest stints on call.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
To excel as a care team, members must know their roles
Ensuring high-quality, efficient patient care in interprofessional teams requires defined roles, thorough communication and deft leadership.
Residents’ cultural competence starts with strong dose of humility
As patient populations have become increasingly multicultural, physicians must approach interactions with a sense of understanding and awareness.
Pilot project offers another view of Match applicants’ skills
A new video interview component is aimed at allowing students to show qualities that might not be as evident through other metrics.
Service makes core-competency education more engaging, trackable
A new online education component is designed to engage residents through interactive modules and track their progress during training.
To err is human. To speak up? It depends, study says
Residents are much less likely to say something when an attending physician is involved in unsafe or unprofessional behavior.
3 tips for new med school grads facing old 24-hour shift
After a six-year hiatus, first-year residents will again contend with longer shifts. How to cope? Seasoned residents offer perspectives and advice.
5 steps to better patient safety training for residents, fellows
A report identifies gaps in adverse-event reporting in clinical learning environments. The leading GME accreditor is working to fix it.