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4/23/2019 - Medical Grand Rounds: Medical Education Debate: Interns working 28-hour call

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

  • Define the aims, primary outcomes, and secondary outcomes of the iCOMPARE trial.
  • Describe the results of the iCOMPARE trial as divided into objective data and subjective data. 
  • Identify important limitations to the iCOMPARE trial. 
  • Describe the pros and cons of a 24-hour call system for residents.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  • Occup Environ Med. 2018 Oct;75(10):716-72
  • Scand J Work Environ Health. 2017 Mar 1;43(2):117-126
  • Int J Epidemiol. 2019 Mar 15 doi: 10.1093/ije/dyz027
  • Basner et al. NEJM. 2019
  • Sun et al. Use of a night float system to comply with resident duty hours restrictions: Perceptions of workplace changes and their effects on professionalism. Academic Medicine. 2016. 91 (3).  
  • Desai et al. Education outcomes in a duty-hour flexibility trial in internal medicine. N. Engl J Med. 2018. 378 (16): 1494-1508.
  • Sleep Sci. 2016 Jul-Sep; 9(3): 164–168.

Authors:
Casey McQuade, MD — Rising Chief Resident 2019-2020, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Michelle Fleshner, MD — Rising Chief Resident 2019-2020, University of Pittsburgh
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Raquel Buranosky, MD, MPH — Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program Medical Director, Pittsburgh Underserved Women's Center Clinic, University of Pittsburgh.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Stephanie Maximous, MD — Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Subspecialty Education Coordinator for Pulmonary, University of Pittsburgh
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Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.