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HSS Journal Online First Article

Peter B. Derman, MD, MBA
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Joseph Liu, MD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Alexander S. McLawhorn, MD, MBA
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Abstract

Introduction
In-house call is an important component of orthopedic surgery residency, with a significant portion of the postgraduate year (PGY)-2 and PGY-3 duties devoted to 24-h clinical shifts in the hospital. A majority of this time is spent attending to the needs of pre- and post-operative patients and responding to emergency department (ED) and inpatient consultations—activities that demand priority over nonclinical endeavors. However, there is occasionally time available for other pursuits such as research, study, sleep, and exercise.

This Online First article was published online on SpringerLink in June 2015.
View the full HSS Journal article at springerlink.com.

About the HSS Journal

HSS Journal, an academic peer-reviewed journal published three times a year, February, July and October. The Journal accepts and publishes peer reviewed articles from around the world that contribute to the advancement of the knowledge of musculoskeletal diseases and disorders.

 

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