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January 13, 2022

Letter to the Community: ACGME Makes Changes in Response to GME Community’s Concerns

Letter from ACGME President & CEO Dr. Thomas J. Nasca describing the changes being implemented to respond to the current environment, balanced with accreditation responsibilities to residents and fellows, patients, and the public.

July 27, 2021

Update on Dedicated Time Requirements and Reduction of Burden

The ACGME Board approved focused revisions to Section II of the Common Program Requirements related to dedicated time for program directors, assistant/associate program directors, program coordinators, and core faculty members.
May 24, 2021

A Message from Dr. Thomas J. Nasca

Dr. Nasca responds to the past year's acts of kindness and cruelty, especially in regards to hatred and violence towards communities of color. He calls on the graduate medical education community to advocate for change, fighting against systemic bias, and vows the ACGME will be a model for the profession.

January 13, 2021

A Message from Dr. Thomas J. Nasca

Dr. Nasca congratulates physicians for facing the pandemic with compassion, respect, knowledge, and little regard for personal safety. He says the medical community's moral and ethical framework can provide common ground for healing societal ills.

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.

The frontlines.

Cartoon by Mike Luckovich of the Atlanta Constitution-Journal.
March 30, 2020

A Letter to the Medical Community from Dr. Thomas J. Nasca

ACGME President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP addresses those working in the medical profession in acknowledgement of National Doctors' Day 2020.

March 18, 2020

ACGME Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

ACGME President and CEO tells the graduate medical education community which ACGME activities are being suspended to allow the GME community to focus on patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit this section for updated guidance and information.

November 22, 2019

A Message from ACGME President and CEODr. Thomas J. Nasca

Dr. Nasca updates the graduate medical education committee on topics related to physician well-being, streamlining our data collection processes, and the upcoming Resident and Faculty Surveys.