A Guide to the 2012-2013 ACGME Resident Survey . Prepared by the Office of Graduate Medical Education January 2013. What is the ACGME survey?. Each year, from mid-January through early June, the ACGME requires all residents to complete an online survey
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How often did you break the rule that duty hours must be limited to 80 hours per week, averaged over a 4-week period, inclusive of all in-house call activities and all moonlighting?
How often did you break the rule that residents/fellows must be scheduled for a minimum of 1 day in 7 free from all residency related duties, averaged over a 4-week period?
How often did you break the rule that continuous on-site duty, including in-house call, may be scheduled to a maximum of 24 consecutive hours with up to 4 additional hours for essential patient safety and resident education in the transition of care?
Although the type of instruction residents receive varies based on their specialty, instruction can occur while rounding and caring for patients, and during conferences and lectures.How sufficient is the instruction you receive from faculty and staff in your program?
If you want to review feedback on your performance, are you able to access your evaluations in some way, either actual evaluations or in a summarized format?
In your opinion, how often do your rotations and other major assignments provide an appropriate balance between your residency education and other clinical demands?
Residents may receive reports summarizing their practice habits in comparison to that of their peers. These reports may include information such as number of tests ordered or read, patient safety surveys, adherence to disease-specific standard protocols, and productivity (such as number of patients seen or number of procedures performed).Have you been provided with this kind of report?
Do you have the opportunity to see patients across a variety of settings such as in ambulatory settings, federally funded health centers, private clinics or other community settings that are appropriate to your specialty?