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

Special e-Communication - May 4, 2020

This special edition of the ACGME's weekly e-Communication includes information on a well-being webinar May 7, and Frequently Asked Questions.

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 20, 2020

Special Edition e-Communication - April 20, 2020

This special edition of the ACGME's weekly e-Communication includes a statement honoring the sacrifices of frontline caregivers, new Frequently Asked Questions, and news from Milestones and the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.

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 14, 2020

Special Edition e-Communication - April 13, 2020

This special edition of the ACGME's weekly e-Communication includes a statement on resident/fellow furloughs and a new Frequently Asked Question regarding accreditation and recognition activities during the pandemic crisis.
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.

April 9, 2020

ACGME Statement on Furloughs Resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency

Furloughs of residents/fellows are unacceptable to the ACGME. In extraordinary circumstances Sponsoring Institutions and programs must adhere to ACGME policies, procedures, and requirements concerning withdrawal of accreditation, disasters, and institutional/program closures, as applicable.

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