Accreditation

July 26, 2018

Dr. Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP, President and CEO, Shares Single GME Updates at the AOA House of Delegates

Dr. Nasca shared information about the successful unification of the accreditation system, including representation of DOs on ACGME committees, achievement of Osteopathic Recognition by ACGME-accredited programs, and other updates.

June 29, 2018

Update on Common Program Requirements

Dr. Nasca highlights details and implementation for a major revision to the Common Program Requirements and a new version of the Common Program Requirements for fellowships, both effective July 1, 2019.

April 17, 2018

ACGME a 'Game-Changer' for Addiction Medicine

MedPage Today interviews Timothy K. Brennan, MD of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai in New York City about the impact ACGME accreditation will have on addiction medicine fellowship programs.

March 27, 2018

Education Outcomes in a Duty-Hour Flexibility Trial in Internal Medicine

This article in the New England Journal of Medicine reviews 63 internal medicine programs governed by the 2011 standard duty-hour policies or by more flexible policies.

March 27, 2018

Relationships Between the ACGME Resident and Faculty Surveys and Program Pass Rates on the ABIM Internal Medicine Certification Examination

This study, published in Academic Medicine, assesses the association of the ACGME's Resident/Fellow and Faculty Surveys with program-specific performance on the American Board of Internal Medicine certification exam.

September 28, 2017

ACGME Releases 2016-2017 Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

The ACGME released its 2016-2017 Data Resource Book, which includes data on the size, scope, and distribution of graduate medical education in the US. Data shows residents in ACGME pipeline programs increased 20 percent over the last 10 years.

July 13, 2017

Surgical Residents’ Work Hours and Well-Being in Year 2 of the FIRST Trial 

This article reports on the second year of the FIRST Trial that compares effects of standard clinical work and education hours or more flexible work hour policies on residents.

June 29, 2017

Dr. Rowen Zetterman Featured on CBS Morning Show about Common Program Requirement Revisions

ACGME Board Chair Dr. Rowen Zetterman discussed the Common Program Requirement revisions on CBS This Morning.

March 21, 2017

Should Young Doctors be Allowed to Work 24-Hour Shifts?

This Healthline article discusses the Common Program Requirements and changes made to the requirements around clinical work and education hours.

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