Accreditation

March 13, 2017

New Rule Would Allow First-Year Residents to Work 24-Hour Shifts

This Good Morning America segment is about the recent revisions made to the ACGME's Common Program Requirements.

March 10, 2017

New Guideline Will Allow First-Year Doctors to Work 24-Hour Shifts

The New York Times writes about the recent revisions made to the ACGME's Common Program Requirements.

March 10, 2017

Medical Residents Can Work 24 Hours Straight, Accreditor Says 

Forbes magazine wrote about the recent changes to the ACGME Common Program Requirements.

March 10, 2017

First-Year Doctors Will be Allowed to Work 24-Hour Shifts Starting in July

This Washington Post article discusses the recent updates made to the ACGME's Common Program Requirements.

March 10, 2017

ACGME Releases Revised Common Program Requirements, Section VI, The Learning and Working Environment

These new requirements that all accredited US residency and fellowship programs follow in preparing today's physicians for practice reinforce a culture of patient safety and physician well-being by focusing on patient-centered, team-based care.

October 7, 2016

ACGME Sees Largest Annual Increase of Accredited Programs

HCPro writes about the three percent rise in the number of ACGME-accredited programs, the largest annual increase following a decade of growth.

September 29, 2016

ACGME Releases Latest Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

The newly organized and expanded 2015-2016 Data Resource Book shows the largest number of newly-accredited ACGME programs in over a decade, driving an increase in future US physicians who will serve the nation's health care needs.

May 17, 2016

Update on Common Program Requirements

The ACGME provides an update on the comprehensive review and revision of the Common Program Requirements.

January 7, 2016

Common Program Requirements Revisions

The ACGME is embarking on a full review of its Common Program Requirements in two phases over the next 18 months.

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Susan White

Susan White

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