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ACGME – A Practical Guide to the ACGME Self Study Visits – A MUST READ FOR ALL PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Reforming the Financing and Governance of GME – NEJM Perspective August 28. 2014

DIO Survey Regarding Impact of Federal Budget Cuts on GME Funding

Results of DIO Survey Regarding Impact of Federal Cuts on GME Funding

Categorization of Common Program Requirements – IMPORTANT PLEASE READ

CQI & Research

Now that programs are actively involving housestaff at all levels in continuous quality improvement and patient safety projects, interesting findings from these projects have sometimes resulted in the desire to publish the results of these projects.  Issues have arisen both locally and nationally regarding the need for Institutional Review Board oversight of these projects which commonly involve human subjects.  I would strongly encourage all program directors to read the document below from the UF IRB about this subject as well as an article from the New England Journal discussing this issue in greater detail.

When is CQI Research - Statement from the UF Health Center Institutional Review Board

Quality Improvement Research and Informed Consent - Article from February 2008 New England Journal of Medicine

 

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