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Length of training debate in family medicine: idealism versus realism?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24404258     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
How long a resident must train to achieve competency is an ongoing debate in medicine. For family medicine, there is an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-approved proposal to examine the benefits of lengthening family medicine training from 3 to 4 years. The rationale for adding another year of residency in family medicine has included the following: (1) overcoming the effect of the duty hour limits in further reducing educational opportunities, (2) reversing the growing number of first-time takers of the American Board of Family Medicine primary board who fail to pass the exam, (3) enhancing the family medicine training experience by "decompressing" the ever-growing number of Residency Review Committee requirements to maintain accreditation, and (4) improving the overall quality of family medicine graduates.
Authors:
Eugene Orientale
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of graduate medical education     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1949-8349     ISO Abbreviation:  J Grad Med Educ     Publication Date:  2013 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-01-09     Completed Date:  2014-01-09     Revised Date:  2014-06-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101521733     Medline TA:  J Grad Med Educ     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  192-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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