ACGME News

December 17, 2020

New FAQ Addresses Site Visits and Pandemic Response Status

This question and answer discusses the ACGME's consideration regarding accreditation and recognition site visits for programs at Sponsoring Institutions in the Emergency Category regarding COVID-19 response status.

November 12, 2020

NAM Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-being Holds Public Meeting on Clinician Well-Being during COVID-19

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience hosted a virtual meeting, Ensuring Clinician Well-Being in an Age of Uncertainty, to elevate the urgency of national action and map efforts needed to coordinate the long-term health and well-being of clinicians through COVID-19 and beyond.

November 12, 2020

ACGME Releases Pursuing Excellence Pathway Leaders Patient Safety Collaborative Report

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently released its summary report of the Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments (Pursuing Excellence) Pathway Leaders Patient Safety Collaborative.

November 10, 2020

ACGME Honors Graduate Medical Education Community with Annual Awards

Twenty-six individuals and teams will be recognized for innovation in graduate medical education at the 2021 ACGME Annual Educational Conference, which will be held online this year.

November 2, 2020

ACGME Responds to Proposal to Eliminate “Duration of Status” for J-1 Visa Holders

The ACGME joined the nation’s leading organizations in medical education and health care to oppose the proposed rule that would eliminate “duration of status” as an authorized period of stay for certain nonimmigrant visas.

October 26, 2020

ACGME Board Approves New Strategic Plan, Mission, Vision, and Values

The ACGME Board of Directors has approved a new Strategic Plan, Mission, and Vision for the organization and the ACGME Values have been updated to include diversity and inclusion.
October 20, 2020

The ACGME Urges Presidential Nominees to Commit to Accelerating PPE Production

In response to the recent resurgence of COVID-19, the ACGME sent a letter to both presidential nominees, urging them to commit to accelerating the production of personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect frontline health care workers, who include many members of the GME community.

At its September 2020 annual Board meeting, the ACGME Board of Directors approved the following slate of officers (L to R): Chair Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS; Vice Chair Claudia J. Wyatt-Johnson, MA; and Treasurer H. Hunt Batjer, MD, FACS.
October 1, 2020

ACGME Approves New Board of Director Officers

The ACGME Board of Directors approved the following slate of officers: Board Chair Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS; Board Vice Chair Claudia J. Wyatt-Johnson, MA; and Board Treasurer H. Hunt Batjer, MD, FACS.

September 30, 2020

ACGME Statement on the Executive Order on Race and Sex Stereotyping

The ACGME has released a statement opposing the Presidential Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping issued September 22, 2020. The ACGME will continue to enforce and enhance its requirements to promote safe and inclusive clinical and work environments in institutions to ensure delivery of high-quality care to the patients and communities they serve.

September 28, 2020

ACGME Releases 2019-2020 Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

The ACGME released its 2019-2020 Data Resource Book, the most comprehensive and reliable resource of its kind, including data on the size, scope, and distribution of graduate medical education (GME) in the US.
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