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Quoted: Mark Siegel

Yale School of Medicine

Yale School of Medicine

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“If you speak to the residents, they will tell you that when they were doing these overnight calls, they were so exhausted by the end that they couldn’t learn effectively. We'll be doing better teaching because residents will be better rested and refreshed.”

Dr. Mark Siegel, program director for the Internal Medicine Traditional Residency Program at the Yale School of Medicine, explaining why the program is
ending the longstanding practice of 28-hour “overnight call” shifts for residents.

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