Service Census Caps and Unit-Based Admissions: Resident Workload, Conference Attendance, Duty Hour Compliance, and Patient Safet

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Dr. Uma Thanarajasingam, Chief Internal Medicine Resident at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the April 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings which proposes using unit-based admissions and service census caps to decrease workload and enhance education for residents while maintaining high patient care standards and complying with duty hour regulations. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00210-8/fulltext