Residency program Policies
Guests are invited, and our residents are required, to read the policies that govern our program. Current goals and objectives for each rotation can be found here.
Program and rotation GOALS and objectives
Goals and objectives for the Loyola Cardiovascular and Thoracic Residency Program.
Goals and objectives for the Adult Cardiac Service at Loyola.
Goals and objectives for the congenital cardiac surgery rotation at Christ Hospital.
Goals and objectives for the Hines VA rotation, which encompasses cardiac and thoracic.
Goals and objectives for the Thoracic Service at Loyola.
Goals and objectives for General Surgery residents rotating on the Thoracic Service at Loyola.
The Transitions of Care policy gives guidelines and expectations for patient hand-offs and sign-outs.
The Program Evaluation Committee policy describes the mechanism whereby our educational program is reviewed and improved on a regular basis.
The Clinical Core Competency Committee policy describes the biannual meeting where resident competency and progress on the achievement of ACGME milestones is assessed. This meeting determines whether a resident progresses through the program and meets the goals necessary for graduation. The Committee also regularly reviews the measurement tools used to make these assessments.
Moonlighting policy, and a reminder that if residents feel the need to moonlight, they must log these hours to observe 80 hour week limitations.
Our research policy, detailing the requirement of research to complete the program, and timelines for required stages of project completion.
In compliance with ACGME regulations, here is our policy detailing quality assurance/improvement project requirements, and timelines for required stages of project completion.
Our policy on duty hours, and guidelines on the recognition and management of fatigue.
To ensure the safety of our residents, here is our policy governing unexpected absences and requirements to call-in.
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