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ABSTRACT: Surgical residents’ perceptions of 2011 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hour regulations.

IMPORTANCE: In 2010, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) proposed increased regulation of work hours and supervision for residents. New Common Program requirements that took effect in July 2011 dramatically changed the customary 24-hour in-house call schedule. Surgical residents are more likely to be affected by these duty hour