ACGME

August 15, 2019

DO Representation on ACGME Board Expands in Final Year of Transition to a Single GME System

The DO writes about the integration of osteopathic physicians and leaders into the ACGME, which was announced at the American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates in July.

July 29, 2019

Celebrating Success: Dr. Nasca Addresses AOA House of Delegates

ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP received a standing ovation for his fourth annual update on the progress of implementing a single GME accreditation system at the AOA House of Delegates.

July 24, 2019

With $20M in federal grants, new residency programs will train more doctors for rural areas

FierceHealthcare highlights 27 health care organizations nationwide that will receive federal funding to set up ACGME-accredited residency programs to educate physicians to work in rural areas.

The weeklong Developing Faculty Competencies in Assessment course meets at the ACGME offices in Chicago, and includes practical and effective applications of multiple assessment methods and tools; guidance for creating effective assessment programs; and techniques to most effectively use the Milestones and Entrustable Professional Activities for professional development.
July 23, 2019

A Skill Worth Learning: Assessment in Graduate Medical Education

The ACGME's Developing Faculty Competencies in Assessment course in Chicago, as well as a growing number of regional courses based on it, teach practical and effective applications of multiple assessment methods and tools; guidance for creating effective assessment programs; and techniques to most effectively use the Milestones and Entrustable Professional Activities for professional development.

Facilitated discussion at the 2019 ACGME Awards Retreat in Virginia
July 15, 2019

Putting Well-Being into Practice: The ACGME Awards Retreat

ACGME Manager, Employee Communications Emily Vasiliou wrote about her experience attending the ACGME's annual Awards Retreat for recipients of the Courage to Lead and Courage to Teach Awards for the first time in 10 years.

Lynne M. Kirk, MD, MACP
June 24, 2019

ACGME Names First Chief Accreditation Officer

Lynne Kirk, MD, MACP will join the ACGME to lead efforts related to the review of residency and fellowship programs. She will begin this new position in September.

Dr. Rialon at a recent meeting of the ACGME Council of Public Members
June 12, 2019

The Value of the Resident Voice: An Interview with the Outgoing Chair of the ACGME Council of Review Committee Residents

As Dr. Kristy Rialon winds down her tenure as Chair of the ACGME Council of Review Committee Chairs, we sat down to discuss the Council’s role and vision, and the significance of the resident/fellow voice in the work of the ACGME.

Recipients from the first round of Back to Bedside funding participated in a workshop during the Annual Educational Conference in March. Another session is planned for the recently announced second round of funding recipients.
June 6, 2019

ACGME Announces Second Cycle of Funding Recipients for Resident-Led Back to Bedside Initiative

Thirty-three projects designed to help residents and fellows find deeper connections with patients and improve physician and patient well-being have been chosen in the second cycle of funding for Back to Bedside.

June 3, 2019

Tackling Economic, Emotional Toll of Clinician Burnout Critical

Medscape wrote about Ronald A. Paulus, MD's talk at the National Academy of Medicine's Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience, which was hosted by the ACGME this May.

Approximately 200 health care leaders attended the meeting in person, which kicked off last night at a reception where clinicians shared personal stories on well-being. Approximately 700 people across the nation also participated via webcast.
May 29, 2019

ACGME Hosts Fifth Public Meeting of NAM Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being

The ACGME today hosted the fifth public meeting of the National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience focused on “Redesigning the Clinical Learning Environment.”

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