Characteristics of Emergency Medicine Resident Orientation Programs

Judith C. Brillman, David P. Sklar, Peter Viccellio

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Objective: To determine the prevalence, duration, composition, and goals of emergency medicine resident orientation programs. Methods: Eleven‐item, descriptive mail surveys were sent by the education committee of SAEM to the program directors of all emergency medicine residency programs approved by the RRC as of January 1992. Results: Sixty‐nine of 86 survey instruments (80%) were returned. Orientation programs were offered in 64 residencies, 41 PGY1–3 programs, five PGY1–4 programs, and 18 PGY2–4 programs. Results are tabulated below.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-31
Number of pages7
JournalAcademic Emergency Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • curriculum
  • education
  • education
  • emergency medicine
  • graduate
  • inscryicc training
  • internship and residency
  • medical
  • orientation program

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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