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    Resident Work Hours, Hospitalist Programs, and Academic Medical Centers

    January 2, 2005

    In July of 2003, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) implemented new rules that restricted resident work hours to no more than 80 per week and restricted continuous duty to no more than 30 hours (24 hours plus 6 hours for transfer of care, the “24+6” rule).