ACGME

October 5, 2020

ACGME e-Communication - October 5, 2020

This week's e-Communication includes a statement on the Executive Order on Race and Sex Stereotyping, information on the 2019-2020 Resource Data Book, the new ACGME Board of Directors officers, new assessment tools to aid in determining resident/fellow competence, and more.

At its September 2020 annual Board meeting, the ACGME Board of Directors approved the following slate of officers (L to R): Chair Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS; Vice Chair Claudia J. Wyatt-Johnson, MA; and Treasurer H. Hunt Batjer, MD, FACS.
October 1, 2020

ACGME Approves New Board of Director Officers

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.

September 30, 2020

ACGME Statement on the Executive Order on Race and Sex Stereotyping

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.

September 28, 2020

ACGME Releases 2019-2020 Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

The ACGME released its 2019-2020 Data Resource Book, the most comprehensive and reliable resource of its kind, including data on the size, scope, and distribution of graduate medical education (GME) in the US.
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.

September 8, 2020

President and CEO Dr. Nasca Letter Quoted in The Hill Article on Uniformed Services University Closure

The Hill quotes a letter from President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP to leaders of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the Defense Health Agency on the future of the US military physician education system.

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 20, 2020

ACGME e-Communication - July 20, 2020

This edition of the ACGME e-Communication includes Review and Recognition Committee news, information on Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Site Visits, and nomination solicitations for public and resident Review Committee members. 

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.

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