ACGME News

May 18, 2020

ACGME Announces New Diversity and Inclusion Award

This new award, which will be given in 2021, recognizes efforts to achieve diversity and inclusion in graduate medical education.

May 14, 2020

AOA and ACGME Statement on Joint Principles for Physician Education and Training during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The AOA and ACGME are providing this statement of joint principles to help clarify for residents/fellows and programs the issues related to board certification that have arisen through the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 13, 2020

New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Article Highlights Ways to Protect Clinician Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A national strategy to prevent a parallel pandemic of clinician well-being during the COVID-19 outbreak rests on five high-priority actions, according to an article co-authored by ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP.
May 11, 2020

ACGME Announces Policy to Enforce Compliance with COVID-19 Prevailing Requirements

The ACGME has updated its Procedures for Alleged Egregious Events to address how it will rapidly respond to alleged non-compliance with the four prevailing COVID-19 priority requirements, including the addition of a public sanction.

May 7, 2020

Coalition for Physician Accountability Publishes Recommendations on Movement Across Institutions for 2020-2021

The Coalition for Physician Accountability, of which the ACGME is a member, released a report and recommendations, Medical Students in the Class of 2021: Moving Across Institutions for Post Graduate Training.

May 4, 2020

NAM Will Host "Supporting Clinician Well-Being During COVID-19" Webinar May 7

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM)'s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience will host "Supporting Clinician Well-Being During COVID-19," a 90-minute webinar on Thursday, May 7 from 12:30-2:00 p.m. Central.

April 23, 2020

New Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) Article Explores the ACGME's Early Lessons Learned in the COVID-19 Pandemic

JGME has published an open access version of Dr. Thomas J. Nasca's News and Views article for June 2020 discussing the ACGME's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

April 21, 2020

ACGME Shares American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Statement regarding COVID-19

As a resource to the graduate medical education community, the ACGME is sharing the following statement from the AOA regarding COVID-19.

April 16, 2020

ACGME Honors the Sacrifices of Frontline Caregivers

The ACGME recognizes and honors the extraordinary courage and commitment of those  working on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic to care for Americans in need, despite the toll it takes on their personal well-being.

April 10, 2020

The American Board of Medical Specialties and Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Joint Principles: Physician Training During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

To provide clarity for trainees and programs during this extraordinary time, the ABMS and ACGME offer the following statement of joint principles and will continue to address ongoing developments.

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