A goal programming model for scheduling residents in an anesthesia and reanimation department
Expert Systems with Applications
Medicine residency is three to seven years of challenging graduate medical training that puts a lot of mental and physiological burden over the residents. Like other surgical branches, anesthesia and reanimation departments provide 24 h continuous service and the residents are the main providers of this service. The residents are assigned for on-call shifts during their training, as well as working during the regular day shifts. These schedules must address several considerations like preferences of the residents and coverage requirements of two different loca