ACGME News

November 29, 2016

The ACGME and National Patient Safety Foundation Address Themes in Patient Safety

The ACGME presented the second in a series of webinars designed around the findings of Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Program site visits related to the six CLER Focus Areas.

November 4, 2016

ACGME Task Force Presents New Residency Program Requirements for Public Comment

The proposed revisions to Section VI of its Common Program Requirements are open for public comment over the next 45 days. The Requirements provide uniform standards for all accredited US residency and fellowship programs.

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.

August 1, 2016

The ACGME Releases Executive Summary of 2016 National Report of Findings from CLER Visits

The ACGME has released the first in a series of Issue Briefs relating to the recently released CLER National Report of Findings 2016.

July 13, 2016

ACGME Announces Institutions Selected for Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments Initiative

Eight Sponsoring Institutions will participate in the Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments initiative announced earlier this year. The four-year initiative is aimed at driving improvements within clinical learning environments.

July 5, 2016

The Commonwealth Medical College Bestows Honorary Doctor of Medical Arts Degree to ACGME CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP

Dr. Nasca, who served as principal speaker at the ceremony, was chosen to receive the degree for his leadership in American medicine and early involvement in advising the founders of The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC).

June 20, 2016

Sidney Kimmel Medical College Renames Award in Honor of ACGME CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP

The first Thomas J. Nasca, M.D. Award for Distinguished Teaching and Dedication to Student Medical Education was presented June 1 at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College Class Day Program, named to honor the ACGME's CEO.

June 17, 2016

ACGME Salutes Orlando Health Care Teams

In the wake of the devastating events in Orlando on June 12, the ACGME grieves with the people of Orlando and across the United States. We mourn the injury and loss of life.

June 2, 2016

Initial ACGME Milestone Ratings Published in Annals of Internal Medicine

The Annals of Internal Medicine published “The Internal Medicine Reporting Milestones: Cross-sectional Description of Initial Implementation in U.S. Residency Programs” on May 10, 2016.

April 19, 2016

Eric Holmboe, MD, Selected by NBME® for 2016 John P. Hu bbard Award

The ACGME is pleased to announce that Eric Holmboe, MD, board-certified internist and ACGME senior vice president, Milestones Development and Evaluation, has received the 2016 John P. Hubbard Award from the National Board of Medical Examiners®.

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