Author - Katleen Brown

6 Ways to Stay Healthy During Residency

Residents are required to work longer hours which can put patients and staff in danger. In the U.S., the prevalence of medical errors that endangered patients’ safety brought about changes in the allowed workload of residents. In 2011 the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education proposed new regulations on house staff duty hours. Long shift-work can put a toll on the health and well-being of residents as they try to balance work and private life. Medical experts offer advice to...