Accreditation

July 27, 2021

Update on Dedicated Time Requirements and Reduction of Burden

The ACGME Board approved focused revisions to Section II of the Common Program Requirements related to dedicated time for program directors, assistant/associate program directors, program coordinators, and core faculty members.
June 8, 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.
April 19, 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 6, 2021

ACGME Leaders Coauthor Article on the Transition to a Single Accreditation System

Published online this month in Academic Medicine, the invited commentary describes the transition to a single accreditation system for US graduate medical education, which formed after an historic agreement among the ACGME, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, and American Osteopathic Association.

March 29, 2021

ACGME e-Communication - March 29, 2021

This edition of the e-Communication includes information on the toolkit to help aid programs and incoming learners transition from medical school to residency; renaming the Diversity and Inclusion Award to honor Barbara Ross-Lee, DO; nominations to Review Committees, and more.

February 1, 2021

ACGME e-Communication - February 1, 2021

This week's e-Communication includes an update from the Physician Coalition for Accountability, a sneak peek of the Annual Educational Conference's virtual platform, an invitation to nominate colleagues for the 2022 ACGME Awards, and more.

January 25, 2021

Updated Medical Student Away Rotation Recommendations Through the 2021-2022 Academic Year

The Coalition for Physician Accountability has released updated recommendations regarding medical students completing away rotations in the 2020-2021 academic year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

January 25, 2021

ACGME e-Communication - January 25, 2021

This week's e-Communication includes information on the Resident/Fellow and Faculty Surveys, updated Milestones that go into effect July 1, 2021, Review and Comment for program requirements, the Annual Educational Conference, and more.

January 19, 2021

ACGME e-Communication - January 19, 2021

This week's e-Communication includes information on the Resident/Fellow and Faculty Surveys, updated Milestones that go into effect July 1, 2021, Review and Comment for program requirements, the Annual Educational Conference, and more.

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Susan White

Susan White

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