What I did while sleep-deprived: 18 overworked doctors share their secrets

Recently, the American ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) made the reckless decision to increase shifts to 28 hours for new doctors. Here are the catastrophic consequences of their decision. Here are actual quotes from physicians (de-identified with some patient details changed to protect confidentiality):


“I did my internship in internal medicine and residency in neurology before laws existed to regulate resident hours. My first two years were extremely brutal, working 110 to

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