The ACGME issued a statement April 5, 2020 regarding its expectations within the clinical learning environment amidst the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). This statement is updated to include a link to resources on optimizing PPE.
This edition of the weekly e-Communication includes information on updated COVID-19-related Frequently Asked Questions, new recordings available in Learn at ACGME, and resident and public Review and Recognition Committee information.
The ACGME is sharing the webinar, “Requirements for ECFMG Certification for 2021 Match, the Pathways: A Resources for Leaders in US Graduate Medical Education” as a courtesy to the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
This edition of the ACGME e-Communication includes Review and Recognition Committee news, information on Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Site Visits, and nomination solicitations for public and resident Review Committee members.
Dr. Combes discusses how the ACGME stresses the importance of teaching new residents infection controls, offering adequate personal protective equipment, and addressing clinician well-being in this article by CNN about the challenges of starting residency in a pandemic.
This edition of the <em>e-Communication</em> features the recent actions from the ACGME Board of Directors, information on remote site visits, Review and Comment, and nomination solicitations for public and resident Review Committee members.
In the first post for our new series, Journal Notes, read about how the staff and editors of the Journal of Graduate Medical Education adjusted their editorial plan to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic for the June 2020 issue.
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.
This edition of the ACGME's e-Communication includes information on ACGME Board actions, the new Emergency and Non-Emergency Category designations for programs dealing with an influx of COVID-19 patients, calls for resident and public members for Review Committees, and more.
This edition of the ACGME e-Communication includes information on the Sponsoring Institution Emergency Categorization for institutions managing an increase in COVID-19 cases; on the 2021 Annual Educational Conference going virtual, and more.