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Does increased schedule flexibility lead to change? A national survey of program directors on 2017 work hours requirements.

Finn KM, Halvorsen AJ, Chaudhry S, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2020;Epub Sept 2.

This article reports on results from a 2017 survey of internal medicine residency program directors’ support for flexible work hours introduced by the Accreditation Committee on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) based on trial results. Although the majority of programs supported the ACGME work hour flexibility, only one quarter of programs introduced longer work hours.