Patient Safety

March 24, 2021

New Toolkit to Support Medical Students and Programs in the Transition to Residency during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The ACGME partnered with other medical organizations to create a toolkit to help learners transition from medical school to residency during COVID-19. The toolkit aids programs preparing for new learners and students entering residency.  
NAM Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-being Holds Public Meeting on Clinician Well-Being during COVID-19
November 12, 2020

NAM Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-being Holds Public Meeting on Clinician Well-Being during COVID-19

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience hosted a virtual meeting, Ensuring Clinician Well-Being in an Age of Uncertainty, to elevate the urgency of national action and map efforts needed to c...
November 12, 2020

ACGME Releases Pursuing Excellence Pathway Leaders Patient Safety Collaborative Report

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently released its summary report of the Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments (Pursuing Excellence) Pathway Leaders Patient Safety Collaborative.

October 20, 2020

The ACGME Urges Presidential Nominees to Commit to Accelerating PPE Production

In response to the recent resurgence of COVID-19, the ACGME sent a letter to both presidential nominees, urging them to commit to accelerating the production of personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect frontline health care workers, who include...
September 30, 2020

ACGME Statement on the Executive Order on Race and Sex Stereotyping

The ACGME has released a statement opposing the Presidential Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping issued September 22, 2020. The ACGME will continue to enforce and enhance its requirements to promote safe and inclusive clinical and ...
September 8, 2020

President and CEO Dr. Nasca Letter Quoted in The Hill Article on Uniformed Services University Closure

The Hill quotes a letter from President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP to leaders of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the Defense Health Agency on the future of the US military physician education system.

June 30, 2020

Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) Article Analyzes Medical Education Migration Patterns

The JGME article "From Medical School to Residency: Transitions During the COVID-19 Pandemic" explores the trends of PGY-1 residents moving from medical schools to residency, and how those movements may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 5, 2020

A Message from Dr. Thomas J. Nasca

Dr. Nasca addresses racial unrest in the United States and identifies how the ACGME can take on the challenging work required to root out racism and injustice, and foster equity, mutual understanding, kindness, and justice in medicine.

May 19, 2020

Coalition for Physician Accountability Releases Statement on Maintaining Quality and Safety Standards Amid COVID-19

The Coalition for Physician Accountability, of which the ACGME is a member, released the statement and resources, Maintaining Quality and Safety Standards Amid COVID-19.

May 19, 2020

Coalition for Physician Accountability Releases Report on Learner Transitions from Medical Schools to Residency Programs in 2020

The Coalition for Physician Accountability, of which the ACGME is a member, released a report and recommendations on learner transitions from medical school into residency programs in 2020.

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