GME Housetaff Handbook

Policies (2013-2014)


Section I - Institutional Policies Related to Graduate Medical Education

Statement of Commitment I.001 
Annual Program Evaluation and Improvement I.002 
Chain of Command I.003 
Clinical Competency Committee (pending) I.004 
Clinical Observers at Yale-New Haven Hospital I.005
Code of Conduct (pending) I.006
Digital Content on the Internet I.007
Disaster - Continuation of GME Support I.008 
Educational Resources Committed to Critical Care I.009
Educational Resources Committed to Pediatric Anesthesiology I.010
MedHub Responsibilities I.011
Program Director Responsibilities (pending) I.012
Program Evaluation Committee (pending) I.013
Resident Transfers I.014
Restrictive Covenants I.015
Supervision of Residents/Fellows I.016
Transitions of Care I.017


Section II - Housestaff Policies Related to Graduate Medical Education

Resident Use of Prescriptive AuthorityII.020
Accommodation of Disability II.001
Administrative Leave (pending) II.002
Duty Hours II.003
Educational Reimbursement II.004
Effects of Leave on Satisfying Criteria for Program
Essential Abilities: Requirements for Appointment,
Reappointment, Retention and Certification for Graduate
Medical Education (pending)
Family and Medical Leave Act (pending) II.007
Grievance II.008
Off-site Electives II.009 
Ombuds Services II.010
Personal Leave (pending) II.011
Probation, Suspension or Dismissal II.012
Professionalism/Standards of Appearance II.013 
Promotion II.014 
Purchase of iPad’s II.015
Resident Assistance Program II.016
Resident Compact II.017
Resident Final Summative Evaluation II.018 
Resident Participation in Professional Activities
outside Program (Moonlighting)
Sick Leave II.021
+crub Suits & Surgical Attire II.022 


Section III – Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) Functions

Annual Institutional Review (pending) II.001
Changes in Participating Institutions II.002 
+hanges in Resident Complement II.003
Communication with ACGME:   
     Actions requiring approval by the GMEC III.004
Duty Hour Exceptions III.005
Eligibility & Selection III.006
Evaluation – Resident, Faculty and Program III.007
GMEC Special Review Protocol (pending) III.008
J-1 sponsorship in non-accredited programs III.009
New Program Approval III.010
Program Closure/Reduction III.011
Program Director Appointment III.012
Program Letters of Agreement III.013
Voting Procedure – GME Policies and Procedures III.014


Section IV. Templates/Forms/Miscellaneous

Annual Program Evaluation and Improvement-minute template

[Moonlighting – policy templates
Program allows and program does not allow moonlighting
Moonlighting – required attestation forms
Moonlighting allowed/not allowed and  moonlighting J-1 visa holders]

New Program - form
Program Letters of Agreement (PLA) - templates
Standard PLA
Non-Standard PLA (one-time elective)
International PLA
Resident Complement Increase – form
Resident Final Summative Evaluation – template
Resident Transfers – required checklist
?Transitions of Care – checklists
Travel Reimbursement – 2013 form

For further information pertaining to the interpretation or operational aspects of any GME policy, please contact the Office of Graduate Medical Education at (203) 688-2272.


Policy Disclaimer

The policies included on this website are not legal documents.  Every attempt has been made to accurately represent the policies and benefits programs.  YNHMS and/or GMEC reserve the right to change, amend or terminate any of these policies and/or benefit plans at any time for any reason. 

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