New specialty-specific duty-hour definitions, as mandated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, will go into effect July 1. These are additional rules, as well as a clarification of, the previously specified 80-hour work week limit.
If you would like to how the duty hour specifications are defined for your specialty, read the link we have provided.
Read the new rules and frequently asked questions at the ACGME website here:
Be sure to read past the chart on the first page to get to the specialty-specific details.