The Resident's Orientation Online Learning Course

The Resident's Orientation Online Learning Course

HC Pro
Updated May 31, 2019

Course Overview

This course presents the key information residents need to know about the ACGME requirements in a concise, easy-to-follow course. Residents will find tips and explanations of the ACGME standards, including Milestones and core competencies, work hours, evaluations, and documentation.

Course Objectives

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the evaluation process for residents, faculty, and the program.
  • Ensure their personal well-being while complying with ACGME work hour requirements
  • Protect themselves from being named in medical malpractice suit

Contributor Bio

Vicki Hammis the graduate medical education (GME) program administrator at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where she helps maintain institutional oversight of 46 training programs and 500 house officers. She also works closely with the center’s 42 program coordinators in all facets of residency and fellowship program administration. Hamm began her career in GME in 1976 and has remained in her present position for more than 38 years. She has been active in the Association for Hospital Medical Education and in the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Group on Resident Affairs. Hamm is also the author/coauthor of several HCPro publications, including The Resident’s Orientation Handbook, first and second editions, The Graduate Medical Education Committee Handbook, and Program Information Form Made Simple.


Who should attend?

  • Medical residents
  • Fellows
  • Medical school students


46 minutes