Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) is published by the ACGME as an editorially independent, peer-reviewed publication. But what exactly does editorial independence mean in terms of their relationship, and why is it so important to both JGME and the ACGME? These questions and answers hopefully shed some light.
Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer William A. McDade, MD, PhD joined the AMA to discuss the new common program requirements, resources, and goals relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
ACGME President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Thomas J. Nasca received the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) 2020 Distinguished Service Award recognizing “the highest level of service, commitment and contribution to the FSMB; the advancement of the profession of medical licensure and discipline; and the strengthening and enhancement of public protection.”
Dr. Nasca responds to the past year's acts of kindness and cruelty, especially in regards to hatred and violence towards communities of color. He calls on the graduate medical education community to advocate for change, fighting against systemic bias, and vows the ACGME will be a model for the profession.
Nick Yaghmour is the Associate Director for Well-Being and Milestones Research at the ACGME. We asked him about his experience with the conference, his role, and what else he's working on.
We asked ACGME Accreditation Field Representatives about their experience with the ACGME's most recent and first all-virtual conference.
April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week and the ACGME would like to recognize and thank the hundreds of volunteers who offer their time and expertise to further the mission of the ACGME.
Neil Kothari, MD is the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. An active and engaged tweeter during the 2021 Annual Educational Conference, we asked him about his experience at the event, which was held virtually in February.
ACGME Educational Project Manager Victoria Kreps, PMP’s name is likely familiar to anyone who has attended or participated in any recent ACGME educational course or the Annual Educational Conference.
Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, FACP, CS-F is the current Chair of the ACGME Board of Directors, having assumed this role in September 2020. We asked Dr. Nichols to talk about her professional experience, her role, and her experience with the ACGME’s first-ever virtual Annual Educational Conference.