Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Nov;112(5):1155-9. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e31818a6d61.

A model for instituting a comprehensive program of remediation for at-risk residents.

Author information

1
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA. rr2172@columbia.edu

Abstract

Residents who are performing below a level appropriate for their stage of training pose challenges for the departments and institutions that train them. This problem may be encountered all over the United States and in every area of medicine. However, programs designed to help these residents improve and overcome their deficits have not yet been described in the literature. This article offers a model for instituting a comprehensive program of remediation into a residency training program. A sample letter of notification outlining such a program is included, which can be modified for use by other programs. Possible barriers as well as strategies to guide the successful development and implementation of a remediation program are discussed. The model provides a guide and tools to assist program directors and others involved in medical education in creating and tailoring a remediation program that suits the needs of the at-risk resident as well as the program and institution.

PMID:
18978119
DOI:
10.1097/AOG.0b013e31818a6d61
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Support Center