Resident Responsibilities and Requirements

Residents will conform to the requirements delineated for them by the Designated Institutional Officer, the Program Director, and the Hospital’s Medical Education Committee. Residents will participate in this process utilizing the following methods:

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  1. Discussions with the Program Director, DIO, faculty, and the Internal Medicine Medical Education Committees regarding progress in meeting the objectives of the training program (scheduled formally at regular intervals).
  2. Each resident must complete a written “Service Evaluation” and an evaluation of attending faculty at the end of each month’s rotation and submit it to the Medical Education Department.
  3. Each resident must meet annually with the Program Director or the Associate Program Director to discuss the results of the In-service Exam.
  4. The resident will attend those committee meetings to which he/she has been assigned by the Program Director or DIO (these may include Quality Assurance, Utilization Review, Quality Council Mortality/Morbidity, Osteopathic Utilization, and Tumor Conference).
  5. The resident will comply with the ACGME research requirements as assigned by the Program Director.
  6. The resident will take the annual In-service Training Exam.
  7. The resident will attend all required didactic meetings, Journal Club, Morning Report, Noon Lecture, and others as assigned to maintain a minimum attendance goal of 80%
  8. Residents must obtain an educational license in the state of Michigan to start their residency and the fee is covered by the program. Residents must take part III of COMLEX/USMLE in order to advance to the second year of the residency and must pass by the end of the second year. Residents can continue on an educational license for the duration of the residency but in order to moonlight, residents must obtain a full Michigan Osteopathic license and DEA number, which is at the residents’ own cost.
  9. The resident must complete the ACGME-ADS survey in the assigned time frame for each contract year.
  10. Residents must abide by all of the Basic Standards for Residency Training in Internal Medicine provided by the ACGME.
  11. Residents must abide by all institutional policies and procedures as described in the House Staff Manual.
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Didactic attendance policy

  1. 80% attendance at morning & noon lectures while on rotations at HFMH or local out-patient rotations
  2. 80% attendance (unless on call at HFMH or on call at HFH) at Journal Club
  3. 80% attendance at all dedicated Internal Medicine didactic sessions while on rotations at HFMH or local out-patient rotations (unless on rotation at HFH)
  4. 80% attendance is expected at Board Review.
  5. Morbidity & Mortality Review occurs twice per month and should be attended 100% while on rotations at HFMH or local out-patient rotations (unless on rotation at HFH)
  6. ICU and Night Float rotations are exempt from the above requirements except for MKSAP Board Review.
  7. Any absence must be discussed with the Program Director.
  8. Attendance records will be kept in the Medical Education office.