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2019 Annual Educational Conference

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Join us for the largest graduate medical education (GME) gathering in the country to collaborate and network with colleagues and experts from around the world. This year’s conference theme, Engaging Each Other: Rediscovering Meaning in Medicine, focuses on recognizing the fundamental importance of the partnerships among physicians, educators, patients, and the GME community. The 2019 ACGME Annual Educational Conference includes over 140 forward-thinking sessions, 200 speakers, 100 posters, an educational Exhibit Hall, and the opportunity to engage with over 3000 attendees from all corners of GME. We look forward to coming together as designated institutional officials (DIOs), faculty members, program directors, program coordinators, residents, fellows, and others in GME who are passionate about education and collaboration.

2019 Conference Sneak Peek Video

Keynote Speaker

We are proud to announce this year’s Marvin R. Dunn Keynote Speaker, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the United States.

Registration is now open! Here is a preview of this year’s schedule:
March 7, 2019
  • Introductory Course for New Program Directors
  • DIO 101: The Basics of Institutional Accreditation
  • DIO 102: Improvement and Innovation in the Sponsoring Institution
  • ACGME/AOGME Pre-Conference for Osteopathic Programs and Institutions
  • Back to Bedside *Closed; by Invitation Only*
  • Coordinator Forum: Inspiration, Ideation, Impact

March 8-10, 2019
Educational Conference
  • 140+ sessions focusing on well-being, topics in accreditation, the Milestones, the Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Program, innovations/best practices collected from the GME community, and so much more. We will also continue to offer specialty-specific sessions and consultations with staff from the Accreditation Data System (ADS), ACGME-International, and Milestones.

Not familiar with our conference? Please visit the ACGME blog, which highlights content from the 2018 conference!

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