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Update regarding Hahnemann University Hospital Malpractice Insurance

This update includes information on the status of malpractice insurance for former Hahnemann residents and fellows, resources for these individuals, and the ACGME Institutional Requirements regarding professional liability insurance.

December 2019

ACGME Launches AWARE Well-Being Resources

The ACGME has released resources specifically designed for residents, faculty members, and graduate medical education (GME) programs and institutions to promote well-being, mitigate the effects of stress, and prevent burnout.
December 2019

ACGME Releases Version 2.0 of CLER Pathways to Excellence

The Version 2.0 of CLER Pathways to Excellence: Expectations for an Optimal Clinical Learning Environment to Achieve Safe and High-Quality Patient Care, has been published.

December 2019

ACGME Names First Chief Information Officer

Bruce Metz will lead the ACGME's information technology strategy and activities. He will begin his position in January 2020.

November 2019
Dr. Bruce Metz, ACGME Chief Information Officer

National Survey Focuses on Workplace Mistreatment Among Residents

Results from a new national survey published on the New England Journal of Medicine website* ahead of print reveal that half of US general surgery residents, especially women, experience workplace mistreatment at least a few times per year.

November 2019

ACGME Approves Board of Director Officers and Elects Chair-Elect

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD continues as Chair of the ACGME Board, Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS was newly elected as Chair-Elect, and Steven I. Goldstein will continue as Treasurer.

October 2019
L to R: ACGME Board Chair Jeffrey P. Gold, MD; Chair-elect Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS; Treasurer Steven I. Goldstein

2019 Milestones National Report Now Available

The fourth edition of the report presents national Milestones data in aggregate form for the latest academic year (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019) for 36 specialties and 100 subspecialties.

October 2019

ACGME Releases 2018-2019 Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

Following steady growth in ACGME-accredited programs over the last decade, the 2018-2019 academic year showed the largest annual increase of programs to 11,685, up 4.2 percent from the previous academic year.

September 2019

All OVMC Residents Successfully Placed into New Programs

The ACGME is pleased to report that all 32 residents from Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) in Wheeling, West Virginia have accepted offers to transfer to other ACGME-accredited programs where they will continue their education.

September 2019

The ACGME continues to aid successful placement of OVMC residents

<p>The ACGME continues to update and disseminate a list of available positions for OVMC residents.</p>
September 2019