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Journal Article

The effects of work-hour limitations on resident well-being, patient care, and education in an internal medicine residency program.

Goitein L, Shanafelt TD, Wipf JE, et al. Archives of internal medicine. 2005;165:2601-6.

The investigators surveyed internal medicine residents on the perceived effects of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) work-hour limitations. Results showed that residents thought the limitations benefited their well-being, but they also thought the limitations had a negative effect on both patient care and resident education.