Duty hours must be limited to 80 hours per week, averaged over the course of the rotation, inclusive of all in-house call, clinical and educational activities.
-Duty periods for students must not exceed 28 hours of continuous scheduled duty.
-Students must have at least 14 hours free of clinical work and education after 24 hours of in-house call.
-Students must be scheduled for in-house call no more frequently than every-third-night when averaged over the course of the rotation. *Note: No overnight call is permitted before exams or Systems Based Health Care/Preceptorship
-Students must be scheduled for a minimum of one day free of duty per week when averaged over the course of the clerkship or elective.
NOTE: Violations of the Duty Hour Policy should be reported to the Site Director, Clerkship Chair and/or Assistant Dean for Clinical Education. In addition, students may report duty hour violations in Gryphon under Clerkship Courses at the following link: https://uclahs.fyi/dutyhours
Approved by FEC on January 4, 2017