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Developing Excellent Physicians through Effective Programs of Assessment

Overview

Assessment is essential to all of education, and graduate medical education is no exception. With the introduction of competency- and outcomes-based education nearly 20 years ago in the US, and the ACGME’s current accreditation model that includes the Milestones, the urgency for high-quality graduate medical education programs to meet the needs of learners, programs, and the public has grown substantially.

This two-and-a-half-day pilot course is designed specifically for designated institutional officials (DIOs) and key members of their team who have important responsibilities for assisting and guiding their residency and fellowship programs to implement and perform assessment activities. This course will focus on programmatic assessment, effective approaches to work-based assessment, practical strategies for faculty development, and the DIO role in supporting Clinical Competency Committees.

Target Audience: Designated Institutional Officials

Spring Dates
May 9-11, 2018

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CME Information

The ACGME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The ACGME designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Significant Relationships with Relevant Commercial Companies and Organizations

The ACGME endorses the Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Guidelines for Commercial Support. Every effort has been made to encourage faculty to disclose any commercial relationships or personal benefit with commercial companies whose products are discussed in the educational presentation. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentations, but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation. All faculty participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by the ACGME are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s).

Conflict of interest statements were reviewed for all conference planners, and for presenters of certified sessions. All individuals indicated they have no commercial relationships in relation to this content. There will be no discussion of investigational or off label use of FDA regulated products or devices.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 35.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 14.25 MOCA 2.0® points in the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABA MOC credit.


Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of the American Board of Anesthesiology®.

MOCA 2.0® is a trademark of the American Board of Anesthesiology®.

 

Contact Us:

Content Questions:
Jessalynn Watanabe
jwatanabe@acgme.org

Registration Questions:
Andrea Rio
ario@acgme.org

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