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ACGME Statement on the Executive Order on Race and Sex Stereotyping

The ACGME has released a statement opposing the Presidential Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping issued September 22, 2020. The ACGME will continue to enforce and enhance its requirements to promote safe and inclusive clinical and work environments in institutions to ensure delivery of high-quality care to the patients and communities they serve.

September 2020

ACGME Releases 2019-2020 Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

The ACGME released its 2019-2020 Data Resource Book, the most comprehensive and reliable resource of its kind, including data on the size, scope, and distribution of graduate medical education (GME) in the US.
September 2020

Updated: ACGME Statement on the Shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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.

July 2020

The ACGME Shares ECFMG Webinar on Certification for 2021 Match

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).

July 2020

ACGME, AOA, and AACOM Usher in New Era of Single Accreditation for Graduate Medical Education

The ACGME, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) celebrate the successful transition to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education (GME) in the US.

July 2020

Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) Article Analyzes Medical Education Migration Patterns

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.

June 2020

Recommendations for Away Rotations and Interviews for Fellowship Applicants in 2020-2021

A work group of the Coalition for Physician Accountability recently issued recommendations to guide the transition from residency to fellowship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 2020

ACGME Database Opens for Displaced Family Medicine Residents at Bluefield Regional Medical Center

Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, West Virginia will close inpatient and ancillary services by July 30, 2020. Eighteen residents will be displaced and the ACGME has opened ADS to aid with resident transfers. 

June 2020

VIDEO: Dr. Thomas J. Nasca Addresses Graduating Residents and Fellows

ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP recorded a message for all residents and fellows completing their education program this spring—in the midst of a global pandemic, caring for patients on the front lines.

June 2020