PMID: 10243165Jul 11, 1979

Continuing education network builds on physician acceptance

The Hospital Medical Staff
H R BlackP F Felig

Abstract

In 1975, the Department of Internal Medicine at Yale and nine community hospitals in southwestern Connecticut began a continuing medical education program, the Yale Affiliated Hospital Program (YAHP). Physicians from Yale and the community hospitals were involved in the planning and organization of the YAHP from the beginning, since the authors believe that physician acceptance is necessary for the success of a program between a university medical center and community hospitals. The attention to physician acceptance has fostered a cooperative spirit and trust among members of the group so that issues in addition to education, such as house staff and faculty recruitment, program content, and regional planning, can be dealt with.

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