Journal Article
Special or Theme Issue

Latest Results From the "FIRST" Trial.

Ban KA; Chung JW; Matulewicz RS; Kelz RR; Shea JA; Dahlke AR; Quinn CM; Yang AD; Bilimoria KY; Rajaram R; Love R; Kreutzer L; Biester T; Hoyt DB; Lewis FR; Blay E Jr; Hewitt DB; Fiore JF; Johnson JK; Odell DD; Stulberg JJ; Pavey ES; Cohen ME; Ko CY.

The Flexibility in Duty Hour Requirements for Surgical Trainees (FIRST) trial examined residency program response to duty hour rules. This special issue features studies exploring effects of the initial trial including perceptions on the impact of a flexible 80-hour workweek on continuity of care and on physician well-being.