Advocating For An Evidence-Based Resident Work Hour Standard


Hours Watch is dedicated to establishing evidence-based work hour scheduling for resident physicians that optimizes the quality of patient care, resident education, and safety.


 What you will find on this site:

  •    The key scientific studies on the impact of fatigue and long hours on resident physicians;
  •    Information on best practices to re-engineer work in the hospital to reduce hours while maintaining and expanding patient care and medical education; and
  •    Up-to-date information on the debates and discussions toward implementing an evidence-based work hours standard.


We invite you to contribute your stories, ideas, and questions on the issue of resident work hours, and hope you find Hours Watch to be a valuable resource.