Latest Round of the Harvard Anesthesia Resident Performance Assessment Group Study (HARPAG) Completed on Friday at CMS
Finished up the latest round of the Harvard Anesthesia Resident Performance Assessment Group Study (HARPAG) on Friday at CMS.
Dr Rick Blum, an Anesthesiologsit from Children’s Hospital Boston, is the Prinicpal Investigator of the HARPAG study whose aim is to improve patient safety by building on an ongoing pilot research study to develop an effective, credible, ongoing, simulation enabled assessment to more reliably identify anesthesia residents at an early stage of training who may
ot have attained sufficient skills. Rick believes that early intervention is more likely to have a positive impact on attaining proficiency or directing residents toward another specialty with the goal of ensuring that no underperforming resident graduates from a residency program.