Statement on Improving Health through DEI

Leading health care and medical associations from across the country today made a statement in support of DEI policies in health care, as a means to help improve the health of our nation.

March 2024

FSMB, Intealth, ACGME Establish Advisory Commission to Guide Alternate Pathways for State Licensure of International Medical Graduates

The majority of these physicians are international medical graduates (IMGs), encompassing both foreign nationals and U.S. citizens who completed their medical education and training outside the United States and Canada.

March 2024

Study Shows Correlation Between Milestone Ratings and Patient Outcomes

A recent study published in JAMA Surgery revealed that “ACGME Milestone ratings of “graduating vascular surgeons may be predictive of those surgeons’ risk-adjusted patient outcomes in their early career following a common vascular operation.”

March 2024

NAM Celebratory Event Kicks Off Week Leading to the Health Workforce Well-Being Day on March 18

This inaugural day aims to unite national and institutional leaders, policymakers, patients, communities, and health workers across professions. It is sponsored by the National Academy of Medicine Collaborative, co-chaired by President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Thomas Nasca.

March 2024

USA Article "DEI Attacks Pose Threats to Medical Training, Care" Quotes Dr. William McDade

"Fostering trust between physicians and patients, and the good care that follows, requires cultural understanding. Without the training, 'There are going to be some problems,' said Dr. William McDade."

January 2024

The ACGME and the Docs with Disabilities Initiative Partner for Disability Hub Sponsored by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Catalyst Award

The ACGME, in partnership with the Docs with Disabilities Initiative (DWDI), is a recipient of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Catalyst Award for Transformation in Graduate Medical Education for their project, Multimedia Resource Hub for Disability Inclusion in Graduate Medical Education.

January 2024

Request for Input on First Draft of the Foundational Competencies for Undergraduate Medical Education

The ACGME, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) are requesting your input on a first draft of the foundational competencies for undergraduate medical education.

January 2024

ACGME President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP Announces Transition

ACGME President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP announced today that he intends to step down from his current role on January 1, 2025, to establish the ACGME Center for Professionalism and the Future of Medicine.

January 2024

Article in Academic Medicine Co-Authored by ACGME Staff Highlights the Importance of Precision Education

The authors propose practical approaches for funding a national initiative in PE as well as potential models for advancing the field of PE. Lessons learned from successes by others illustrate the promise of these recommendations.

January 2024

The Nation's Health Interviews Dr. Pilar Ortega for Article Discussing the Lack of Consistent Language Services in Health Care

Dr. Ortega discusses her research on improving language access by training doctors to provide language-concordant care, and reframing the concept of language as a tool to improve health.

December 2023