To cut down on errors in medical training, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a policy in 2003, which limits the total amount of shift hours a resident can work. Currently, the hour cap is set at no more than 16 hours for first-year residents or interns, and no more than 28 hours in one shift for others.
Recent data shows that despite the rules, this is not being adhered to across the board. To read more, click here.
A national group of leading OB-GYNs are advocating for over-the-counter birth control pills…..no prescriptions necessary. In my honest opinion, this sounds like some very irresponsible medicine.
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