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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.