New Toolkit to Support Medical Students and Programs in the Transition to Residency during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The ACGME partnered with other medical organizations to create a toolkit to help learners transition from medical school to residency during COVID-19. The toolkit aids programs preparing for new learners and students entering residency.  
March 2021

CEO Summit on Clinician Well-Being Report Published

The report, Documenting a Day of Discussion: Ahead of the Crest of the Wave Creating the National Agenda for Systemic Change for Enhanced Clinician Well-Being, is now available for review in Learn at ACGME.

March 2021

Journal of Graduate Medical Education now open to all

In support of its mission to improve health care through graduate medical education (GME), the Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) is completely open access as of February 2021. 
February 2021

AACOM, AAMC, ACGME, and ECFMG announce support for the transition to residency

These organizations have developed voluntary guidance, toolkits, and other resources to assist in the transition of 2021 medical school graduates into their first post-graduate year of education and training.
February 2021

ACGME statement on medical education racial discrimination allegations

The ACGME has become aware of several serious allegations of racial bias and discrimination in medical education. The ACGME has called upon the graduate medical education (GME) community to eliminate racism, implicit bias, and other forms of discrimination from GME, as well as from the greater society, via several statements and through the work of its Department of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
February 2021

National Academy of Medicine Extends Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience until 2022

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience (Clinician Well-Being Collaborative) is announcing a two-year extension of its work to address burnout faced by healthcare workers.  The ACGME is proud to co-chair the Action Collaborative, a network of more than 200 organizations committed to the cause.

February 2021

Emory and Morehouse Recognized with Inaugural ACGME Diversity and Inclusion Award

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is thrilled to announce Emory University School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine Residency and Morehouse School of Medicine as the inaugural winners of the ACGME Diversity and Inclusion Award, recognizing their innovation, commitment, thought leadership to create physician workforce diversity, and efforts to promote inclusivity. 

February 2021

Updated Medical Student Away Rotation Recommendations Through the 2021-2022 Academic Year

The Coalition for Physician Accountability has released updated recommendations regarding medical students completing away rotations in the 2020-2021 academic year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

January 2021

Guidance Statement on Competency-Based Medical Education during COVID-19 Residency and Fellowship Disruptions

The ACGME partnered with the certifying Boards to develop the following recommendations for competency-based medical education for residents and fellows.
January 2021

Updated: Supplemental Guidance Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic, ACGME Accreditation, and Sponsoring Institution Emergency Categorization

The ACGME is issuing supplemental guidance regarding how a Sponsoring Institution’s days in Emergency Category status will be counted; protection of resident, fellow, and faculty member health and safety; and assessment of residents and fellows.

December 2020


Susan Holub
Susan Holub
Vice President, Communications

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