A recent study (KY Bilimoria et al. NEJM 2016; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1515724) indicates that some flexibility in training hours did not result in increased adverse outcomes and improved continuity of care. This study examined the care of nearly 140,000 patients.
For a 2 minute quick take -video available at this link along with full-text and abstract: National Cluster-Randomized Trial of Duty-Hour Flexibility in Surgical Training
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