Pros and Cons for Both
The big picture is that there are pros and cons for each of the systems. The major concerns are educating the resident and caring for patients.
Explore This IssueFebruary 2020
“Call is a necessary evil in order to really learn, and many of my important learning experiences took place then,” Dr. Kavookjian said. “Ultimately it doesn’t matter if I was in house or at home. When you are taking call, you are the first person to care for these patients, and you are getting an opportunity to take ownership of your work. To me, this is the biggest takeaway from call.”
Kurt Ullman is a freelance medical writer based in Indiana.