Call for Abstracts Now Open for 2021 Annual Educational Conference!
The ACGME invites proposals for abstracts to be presented as virtual posters during the 2021 Annual Educational Conference. All members of the GME community are encouraged to use this opportunity to share their ideas and research with their peers.
Learn More and Submit an Abstract
Proposals due Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:59 p.m. Central
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Read JGME's Articles on COVID-19
Open-access articles from the JGME August 2020 issue are now online, featuring articles on how residents, fellows, institutions, and programs are adapting to the pandemic.
Access the ACGME's COVID-19 Section
Visit the COVID-19 section of the ACGME website for access to a range of materials, including ACGME Guidance Statements, Frequently Asked Questions, Letters to the Specialty Communities, institutional and well-being resources, and more.
NEW! Aggregated Program Reports/Data for Resident/Fellow and Faculty Surveys Now Available
Sponsoring Institutions can now access a PDF containing all program survey reports for the 2019-2020 academic year in a single document. A single Excel spreadsheet with all program survey report data is also now available. These report formats have been added for both the Resident/Fellow and Faculty Surveys. They are available on the "Sponsored Programs Survey Reports" page in ADS, accessible from the Reports tab by selecting an "Academic Year" and clicking "View Reports." Note these new reports are not available for previous academic years.
NEW! Draft Milestones Available for Comment
New drafts of the Milestones listed below are available for review and comment. The Milestones reporting data, along with other survey results and comments, informed the changes. The Work Groups also created Supplemental Guides to enhance understanding of the Milestones.
Comment Deadline: September 13, 2020
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Preventive Medicine – Aerospace Medicine
Preventive Medicine – Occupational Medicine
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JGME Call for Papers on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
JGME seeks submissions related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in graduate medical education (GME). These manuscripts, submitted in any JGME category, will be expedited by the editors. Topics can include recruitment, selection, onboarding, curriculum, teaching, learning, assessment, clinical learning environment, and faculty development, etc.
Why this call?
Research supports the notion that socially diverse groups have more innovation and healthier cultures than homogenous groups. As the ACGME and the GME community strives to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, there are many unanswered questions, such as:
Authors should submit work via the editorial management system: https://www.editorialmanager.com/jgme. Indicate in the cover letter that the submission is in response to the diversity, equity, and inclusion call. Papers on this topic will be reviewed preferentially at any time, and considered for publication in the next 12 months.
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Program Requirements for Review and Comment - Specialty Added!
The following Program Requirements and accompanying Impact Statements are posted for review and comment, here.
NEW! Comment Deadline: October 9, 2020
Review Committee News / Notices: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
"The Guide to Construction of a Block Diagram for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Programs" has been updated to provide additional clarification related to consults. The guide can be found on the Documents and Resources page of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation section of the ACGME website.
ACGME Seeks Public Members
The following Review Committees are seeking their next public member for terms beginning July 1, 2021. A public member serves on the Review Committee to share the perspective of the public, foster accountability to the needs of the public, enrich the work of the committee through outside expertise, and create transparency in the work of the Review Committee. Nominees must not be physicians. Other health care professionals are permitted, provided they are not employed by an organization with ACGME-accredited residency or fellowship programs. The term of appointment is six years.
Deadline Extended! ACGME Seeks Resident Members
The following Review Committees are seeking their next resident member for terms beginning July 1, 2021. A resident member serves on the Review Committee to share the perspective of the resident, foster accountability to the needs of the resident, enrich the work of the committee through outside expertise, and create transparency in the work of the Review Committee. The Review Committee's selected nominee will be presented for approval by the ACGME Board of Directors at its September 2020 meeting. Terms will be from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023.
Details: The resident member must be currently enrolled in an ACGME-accredited emergency medicine program when appointed and may not serve more than one year beyond completion of the program. Read the full solicitation.
Contact: Bianca Andino
Deadline: October 1, 2020
Details: The resident member must be currently enrolled in an ACGME-accredited radiology program when appointed and may not serve more than one year beyond completion of the program. Read the full solicitation.
Contact: Bianca Andino
Deadline: October 1, 2020