The ACGME offers a variety of continuing education courses and activities designed to be informative, collaborative, and interactive. These programs provide opportunities to learn from distinguished faculty members, experts, and colleagues in the graduate medical education (GME) community.

The ACGME Department of Education’s philosophy for continuing education can be summed up as: “Wherever learning occurs, reward it!” The Office of Continuing Education is committed to providing continuing professional development for physician-educators and other GME professionals in furtherance of the ACGME Mission. The Office of Continuing Education is dedicated to developing, delivering, and evaluating high-quality educational experiences. Activities are designed to provide learners with the tools needed to advance excellence in GME and to facilitate improvement in their competence, performance, and/or patient outcomes. The Office of Continuing Education facilitates the development, implementation, and assessment of educational activities that comply with the Criteria and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The goal of the continuing education program is to provide the community with educational activities geared to the needs of the learner and that enhance knowledge, skills, and patient care.

National Learning Community of Sponsoring Institutions and Clinical Learning Environments Meeting Recordings

The National Learning Community of Sponsoring Institutions and Clinical Learning Environments meeting is designed for designated institutional officials and other institutional leaders to advance forward-looking improvements in ACGME-accredited Sponsoring Institutions and clinical learning environments. This annual meeting facilitates opportunities for learning and connecting with other institutional leaders and brings together various institutions to share knowledge and best practices. It emphasizes a collective approach to addressing issues and advancing the quality of GME across diverse health care settings.

ACGME Equity Matters

ACGME Equity Matters is a program that supplies a framework for continuous learning and process improvement in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion and antiracism practices. It aims to drive change within GME by increasing physician workforce diversity and building safe and inclusive learning environments, while promoting health equity by addressing disparities in health care and overall population health. These educational resources provide diverse perspectives while raising historical and current injustices in the medical education system in an organized and intentional way. The materials are designed for organizations with leadership support, as well as resources and infrastructure commitments to equity for making meaningful change.

Improving Assessment Using Direct Observation Toolkit

The Improving Assessment Using Direct Observation toolkit offers open access faculty development curricula for institutions that can be adapted to local needs and provides individual faculty members with techniques that will help them become better educators. A virtual interactive workshop orients participants to the online toolkit and focuses on enhancing educators’ understanding of the importance of direct observation for performance assessment of learners.

ACGME Remediation Toolkit

The Remediation Toolkit is a comprehensive resource designed to assist GME programs in addressing challenges related to resident/fellow performance. It provides guidelines, tools, and strategies for implementing effective remediation practices. Authored by renowned experts from across the country, the toolkit comprises 11 modules that cover a wide range of essential topics related to remediation. It provides a solid foundation for addressing the needs of struggling learners, implementing effective remediation strategies, and fostering a supportive and conducive learning environment in GME.

Contact Us:

Email questions to CME@acgme.org
Discover more educational opportunities at Learn at ACGME.

Upcoming Events

Sep 2024
ACGME Developing Faculty Competencies in Assessment Course
Oct 2024
National Learning Community of Sponsoring Institutions and Clinical Learning Environments Meeting
Feb 2025
2025 ACGME Annual Educational Conference