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The ACGME Releases Version 3.0 of CLER Pathways to Excellence

The ACGME, through its Clinical Environment Review (CLER) Program, is pleased to announce the publication of Version 3.0 of the CLER Pathways to Excellence: Expectations for an Optimal Clinical Learning Environment to Achieve Safe and High-Quality Patient Care.

May 2024

The ACGME and ACGME International to Collaborate with Indonesia’s Health Ministry, Focusing on Graduate Medical Education in the Fourth Most Populous Country in the World

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), ACGME International (ACGME-I), and the Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia are proud to announce their collaboration on the Expansion and Enhancement of Post-Graduate Medical Education for Medical Specialists in the Republic of Indonesia initiative as part of the Indonesian Health System Transformation.

May 2024

Intealth and ACGME Launch Free J-1 Physician Well-being Module

This free new resource was created to directly address the unique challenges and opportunities of foreign national physicians training in US graduate medical education programs and offers tailored strategies for building resilience, navigating institutional systems, and promoting overall well-being.

May 2024

Pathology Project Wins Back to Bedside Recognition

The ACGME would like to congratulate Drs. Kenechukwu Ojukwu (Project Leader) and Erica Fermon, the Back to Bedside project team from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center, winners of this year’s “Shark Tank”-style competition at the 2024 ACGME Annual Educational Conference, held March 7-9 in Orlando, Florida.

April 2024

Request for Input on Second Draft of the Foundational Competencies for Undergraduate Medical Education

The ACGME, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) are requesting your input on a second draft of the Foundational Competencies for Undergraduate Medical Education.

April 2024

Statement on Improving Health through DEI

Leading health care and medical associations from across the country today made a statement in support of DEI policies in health care, as a means to help improve the health of our nation.

March 2024

FSMB, Intealth, ACGME Establish Advisory Commission to Guide Alternate Pathways for State Licensure of International Medical Graduates

The majority of these physicians are international medical graduates (IMGs), encompassing both foreign nationals and U.S. citizens who completed their medical education and training outside the United States and Canada.

March 2024

Study Shows Correlation Between Milestone Ratings and Patient Outcomes

A recent study published in JAMA Surgery revealed that “ACGME Milestone ratings of “graduating vascular surgeons may be predictive of those surgeons’ risk-adjusted patient outcomes in their early career following a common vascular operation.”

March 2024

NAM Celebratory Event Kicks Off Week Leading to the Health Workforce Well-Being Day on March 18

This inaugural day aims to unite national and institutional leaders, policymakers, patients, communities, and health workers across professions. It is sponsored by the National Academy of Medicine Collaborative, co-chaired by President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Thomas Nasca.

March 2024

USA Today Article "DEI Attacks Pose Threats to Medical Training, Care" Quotes Dr. William McDade

"Fostering trust between physicians and patients, and the good care that follows, requires cultural understanding. Without the training, 'There are going to be some problems,' said Dr. William McDade."

January 2024