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The HCPro residency department delivers compliance advice, best practices, training tools, and sample forms and documents to solve the toughest challenges in graduate medical education. These resources help residency program managers to ensure resident competence, comply with accreditation standards, and operate an efficient and effective residency program.

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  • New for RPA subscribers-only: Make the most of networking season

    As everyone who works in medical education knows, spring is networking season. Now that you’ve gotten approval for conference attendance and you’re ready to get away from the office, you will want to make sure you get the very most out of your experience. Here are some tips to do just that. Read more.

  • Editor's note

    Dear readers,

    Have a new coordinator you need to train? Let us do it for you. Registration is now open for our next sessions of our Residency Program Coordinator Boot Camps in Chicago, Nashville, Boston, and Las Vegas. For more information, click here.

    We also offer an online version of our boot camp!

    Thanks for reading!

    Son Hoang, editor, Residency Program Insider
     

  • The program coordinator's role with the clinical competency committee

    What is the role of the program coordinator (PC) in the clinical competency committee (CCC)? He or she cannot be an active voting member of the committee, but will play an active role in organizing and managing the CCC alongside the chair.

  • Make the most of networking season

    As everyone who works in medical education knows, spring is networking season. Now that you’ve gotten approval for conference attendance and you’re ready to get away from the office, you will want to make sure you get the very most out of your experience. Here are some tips to do just that. 

  • New for RPA subscribers-only: Applying the Shastrarth method to modern education

    We have always wondered about redefining modern teaching sessions by taking inspiration from the ancient teaching method Shastrarth, wherein teachers—beaming with confidence in the breadth and depth of their scholarly knowledge—open their teaching sessions to challenges to instigate discussions. Read more.

  • Understanding residents' scholarly activities

    The program is responsible for creating an environment that encourages scholarly activity among residents, which is not the same as dedicated research time. The ACGME Common Program Requirement refers to the need for programs to educate their residents in the basic principles of research and how they are applied to patient care.

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  • Heard this week

    “When you are unfamiliar with a topic being discussed on rounds, take the risk and ask about it. Better to sound a bit green and learn something new than to stay silent and not know what to do when you get that 3:00 a.m. call.”

    - Kirk Sidey, MD, discusses overcoming the fears that plague residents.