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ACGME Releases CLER National Report of Findings 2021

The ACGME is pleased to present the CLER National Report of Findings 2021.

October 2021

Coalition for Physician Accountability Recommendations on Virtual Interviews for 2021-2022 Recruitment Season

The Coalition for Physician Accountability recommends interviews for the 2021-2022 recruitment cycle be conducted virtually due to the growing concerns about the Delta variant.

August 2021

New ACGME Equity Matters™ Initiative Aims to Increase Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within Graduate Medical Education and Promote Health Equity

In support of its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is proud to announce ACGME Equity MattersTM, a new initiative that introduces a framework for continuous learning and process improvement in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and anti-racism practices.

July 2021

ACGME Mourns the Loss of Board Director Dr. Leon L. Haley Jr.

With profound sadness, appreciation, and gratitude, the ACGME mourns the unexpected passing of Leon L. Haley Jr., MD, MHSA, CPE, FACEP, FACHE, a member of the ACGME Board of Directors since September 2020.
July 2021

Dr. Thomas J. Nasca Receives Distinguished Service Award from The Federation of State Medical Boards

ACGME President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Thomas J. Nasca received the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) 2020 Distinguished Service Award recognizing “the highest level of service, commitment and contribution to the FSMB; the advancement of the profession of medical licensure and discipline; and the strengthening and enhancement of public protection.”

June 2021

ACGME-I Welcomes James A. Arrighi, MD, as New President and CEO

Today ACGME International (ACGME-I) announced James A. Arrighi, MD as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 2021.
June 2021

Coalition for Physician Accountability’s UME to GME Review Committee Seeking Public Comment on New Recommendations

The Coalition for Physician Accountability formed a committee to work on recommending solutions to identified challenges in the UME-GME transition. The draft is now available for public comment through May 26, 2021. 

April 2021

Recognition of Non-Standard Training for Exchange Visitor (J-1) Physicians to Transition to the ACGME

The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®), American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS®), and Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME®) has announced a change in the process for recognition of non-standard training as it relates to the J-1 visa program administered by ECFMG. 
April 2021

New Recommendations for 2021-2022 Medical Student Away Rotations

The Coalition for Physician Accountability has released an update to its Jan. 25 recommendations on medical student away rotations in the 2021-22 academic year. The recommendations are an update to earlier guidance published on May 11, 2020.
April 2021

ACGME Releases CLER Findings for Operative and Procedural Areas

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is pleased to present the Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Report of Findings 2021: Subprotocol for Operative and Procedural Areas. The CLER Program provides leaders of hospitals, medical centers, and other clinical settings with formative feedback through site visits that explore six Focus Areas: Patient Safety; Health Care Quality; Care Transitions; Supervision; Well-Being; and Professionalism. 
April 2021