Changes to amount of hours medical residents in Quebec can work
In an attempt to reduce medical errors and prevent burnouts, medical residents in Quebec can no longer work 24 hour shifts. Some medical professionals who work with residents think this will solve many problems, while others think it will simply cause more.
Dr. Thomas Maniatis is the Program Director for the McGill University Internal Medicine Training Program. We also hear from Dr. Charles Dussault. He is the President of the Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec.