From the Blogs: High-Performing Jerks / 24-Hour Shifts for Interns? — Physician’s First Watch

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March 16, 2017

From the Blogs: High-Performing Jerks / 24-Hour Shifts for Interns?

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Take a look at what the NEJM Journal Watch bloggers are talking about right now:

In Practice: High-performing jerks — even superstars — aren't worth the trouble in any workplace, including healthcare settings. Physician assistant Harrison Reed makes his case at the link below.

HIV and ID Observations : Should medical interns be allowed to work 24-hour shifts? Dr. Paul Sax looks at the positives and negatives of such lengthy shifts. Read his blog post, then take his poll.

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