Resident & Student Health
How residents, programs tackle wellness: 4 solutions to know
While the burnout woes of residency are familiar to many physicians in training, concrete strategies to combat the problem can be more elusive. Here are a few creative ways programs have developed to tackle wellness.
New AMA policy calls for research on violence against physicians
Physicians at the 2015 AMA Annual Meeting passed policy to support a new research study on methods that will prevent violence against physicians and other health care professionals in the workplace.
Medical School Diversity
Challenging the “hidden curricula” in residency programs
Medical residents often face a “hidden curricula”— subtle structural issues within an institution that shape how and what trainees are taught. A study shows programs should help train residents to challenge staff management decisions in a clear and effective manner, especially when patient safety is at risk.