May 19, 2016
(Scientific American) – Residency is a difficult time in a new doctor’s life. After graduating from medical school, residents generally train for three to seven years in order to practice in their chosen specialties. The workloads are notoriously grueling. At the nation’s teaching hospitals, residents often provide the bulk of patient care, working up to 80 hours per week.
The views, opinions and positions expressed by these authors and blogs are theirs and do not necessarily represent that of the Bioethics Research Library and Kennedy Institute of Ethics or Georgetown University.