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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
The Coalition for Physician Accountability, of which the ACGME is a member, released a report and recommendations on learner transitions from medical school into residency programs in 2020.