Work Hours and Call

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) finalized new standards for duty hours that went into effect in July 2011. Our previously existing night float system made adhering to the new ACGME duty hours a seamless transition. Children's National monitors resident duty hours and call frequency to ensure compliance with all ACGME requirements.

  • First Year (PL-1): 59 mean work hours/week
  • Second Year (PL-2): 60 mean work hours/week
  • Third Year (PL-3): 54 mean work hours/week
  • Program Mean: 57 hours/week

Fast Fact

We employ 559 physicians and 1,663 nurses.

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