Residency Program Director's Handbook

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Residency Program Director's Handbook

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Residency Program Director's Handbook


Clear guidance on the role of residency program director

Both experienced and new directors will benefit from this definitive guide to residency program director roles and responsibilities. It covers:

  • The role of the program director
  • Answers to challenges all directors face
  • ACGME common program requirements and compliance issues
  • Communication with the GMEC, residency coordinator, DIO, faculty, and residents

Help your program exceed expectations with this concise guide

The Residency Program Director’s Handbook is a succinct guide that program directors can easily search, read, and consult as they carry out their daily GME responsibilities. This one-stop-shop for program directors will help you:

  • Develop fundamental principles to guide your program
  • Help residents and faculty understand the core competencies
  • Master ACGME requirements, such as duty hours
  • Comply with ACGME requirements, such as duty hours
  • Overcome program challenges
  • Understand your role and the roles of others in GME
  • Improve communication between stakeholders
  • Educate and develop faculty
  • Deal with disruptive residents
  • Save time with sample forms and documents
  • Develop innovative ways to teach residents

Get the tools you need to accomplish your varied tasks

This book and CD-ROM set provides the templates, tools, and tips you need to deal with ACGME requirements and site visits, as well as your many other GME responsibilities.

Check out the table of contents

  • Chapter 1: Graduate Medical Education
  • Chapter 2: Institutional Responsibilities
  • Chapter 3: Program Director Requirements
  • Chapter 4: Program Personnel and Resources
  • Chapter 5: Education Program Requirements
  • Chapter 6: ACGME Competencies
  • Chapter 7: Evaluation of Residents
  • Chapter 8: Resident Disciplinary Policy
  • Chapter 9: Program Evaluation
  • Chapter 10: Resident Working Environment
  • Chapter 11: RRC Site Visit
  • Chapter 12: Graduation Medical Education Funding

Don’t wade through dense and complicated requirements on your own. Let this readable, concise resource be your guide. Order The Residency Program Director’s Handbook today.

About the author

Robert V. Higgins, MD, is the vice chair of academic affairs in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, and serves as the residency program director in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Carolinas Medical Center. He previously was the clerkship director and associate program director in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Involved with medical education for more than 21 years, Dr. Higgins has received numerous teaching awards including the outstanding faculty award given by the medical students from the University of Kentucky and the University of North Carolina. He has been awarded the Association of Professors Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Teaching Award and the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) National Faculty Award.

Who will benefit?

Residency program directors, residency program administrators, residency program coordinators, administrators, administrative assistants, residency program managers, designated institution officials, graduate medical education committee members, GME program assistants/coordinators/administrators, training administrators in GME, and teaching hospitals

Published: May 2008