Introduction to Sponsoring Institutions and Clinical Learning Environments

The ACGME's pilot institutional coordinator workshop, Introduction to Sponsoring Institutions and Clinical Learning Environments for New Institutional Coordinators, will be held in a virtual, eight-week course from October to December 2021. Participants will hear from Institutional Review Committee members, ACGME staff members, and experienced institutional coordinators on the role of the institutional coordinator and the basics of ACGME accreditation.

This course requires pre-work and real-time participation. The live sessions are highly interactive—attendee engagement is expected! There will be eight, 90-minute live sessions in which participants will interact with ACGME staff members and network with colleagues. Live sessions are conducted through Zoom. To participate, registrants must be available during all times indicated. Registration is limited to 30 individuals and will be managed on a first come, first served basis. A certificate of completion will be provided to all participants who attend most of the sessions (at least seven) who participate in the pre-work, and who respond to the course evaluation survey.

Who Should Attend?
This pilot course is designed for individuals who are newer to the institutional coordinator role and who are actively involved in the administration and management of an ACGME-accredited Sponsoring Institution. While this course is tailored to new institutional coordinators (two years or fewer), all interested institutional coordinators are welcome to enroll.

The course is not meant for program coordinators, program directors, associate program directors, or designated institutional officials (DIOs).


Couse sessions will be held on Fridays from
1:00-2:30 p.m. Central on the following dates:

A Year in the Life of the Institutional Coordinator
Friday, October 15

Institutional Accreditation and Requirements
Friday, October 22

The Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Program
Friday, October 29

Milestones and Assessments
Friday, November 5

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Friday, November 12

Accreditation Data System (ADS) Functions
Friday, November 19

Systems-Based Education for Residents and Fellows
Friday, December 3

Leadership, Communication, Change Management, and Reflection
Friday, December 10

There will be no course session on Friday, November 26 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

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