depends on the hospital you are at and how they view duty hours...the NJ hospitals for the most part view duty hours to pertain to students as well as residents...the NY ones not so much...
as for programs enforcing the 80 hours...i can only speak for mine, but they are very adamant about staying within the houirs...sure there are some times where you will go over (unit months are probably the biggest culprits) but then you will have those elective months where you will barely hit 40 hours...hopefully it will all balance out in the end
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