ACGME News

September 25, 2020

ACGME Responds to the House Ways and Means Committee Request for Information on Resident and Fellow Education on Racial Health Equity

The ACGME responded to a letter from the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, updating the committee on the steps the ACGME is taking to address racial health inequities in the United States.

July 30, 2020

Updated: ACGME Statement on the Shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The ACGME issued a statement April 5, 2020 regarding its expectations within the clinical learning environment amidst the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). This statement is updated to include a link to resources on optimizing PPE.

July 26, 2020

The ACGME Shares ECFMG Webinar on Certification for 2021 Match

The ACGME is sharing the webinar, “Requirements for ECFMG Certification for 2021 Match, the Pathways: A Resources for Leaders in US Graduate Medical Education” as a courtesy to the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

July 1, 2020

ACGME, AOA, and AACOM Usher in New Era of Single Accreditation for Graduate Medical Education

The ACGME, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) celebrate the successful transition to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education (GME) in the US.

June 30, 2020

Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) Article Analyzes Medical Education Migration Patterns

The JGME article "From Medical School to Residency: Transitions During the COVID-19 Pandemic" explores the trends of PGY-1 residents moving from medical schools to residency, and how those movements may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 16, 2020

Recommendations for Away Rotations and Interviews for Fellowship Applicants in 2020-2021

A work group of the Coalition for Physician Accountability recently issued recommendations to guide the transition from residency to fellowship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 8, 2020

ACGME Database Opens for Displaced Family Medicine Residents at Bluefield Regional Medical Center

Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, West Virginia will close inpatient and ancillary services by July 30, 2020. Eighteen residents will be displaced and the ACGME has opened ADS to aid with resident transfers. 

June 4, 2020

VIDEO: Dr. Thomas J. Nasca Addresses Graduating Residents and Fellows

ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP recorded a message for all residents and fellows completing their education program this spring—in the midst of a global pandemic, caring for patients on the front lines.

May 21, 2020

ACGME shares video capturing physicians’ dedication during COVID-19

“While our languages may differ, physicians’ commitment is the same.” The ACGME is proud to share a video produced by ACGME International addressing physicians’ dedication during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

May 19, 2020

Coalition for Physician Accountability Releases Statement on Maintaining Quality and Safety Standards Amid COVID-19

The Coalition for Physician Accountability, of which the ACGME is a member, released the statement and resources, Maintaining Quality and Safety Standards Amid COVID-19.

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