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2020 Marvin R. Dunn Keynote speaker Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
November 21, 2019

#ACGME2020 Not to Miss: Marvin R. Dunn Keynote and Closing Plenary

With 145 sessions, 300+ speakers, and numerous networking and learning opportunities, we want to be sure to highlight key must-attend sessions. Two of these are the Marvin R. Dunn Keynote Address on Friday and the new Closing Plenary on Saturday afternoon.

Lee Francis, MD, MPH, President and CEO, Erie Family Health Centers, presented the November 14, 2019 ACGME Baldwin Seminar
November 18, 2019

Does the Apple Fall Far from the Tree?

Dr. Lee Francis' recent Baldwin Seminar, Training the Next Generation at Community Health Centers: Does the Apple Fall Far from the Tree?, discussed how educating residents in community health settings offers an exceptional opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of social determinants of health.

November 7, 2019

#ACGME2020 Registration is Open! What’s New? What’s Updated? What Do You Need to Know before Registering?

Registration is officially open for #ACGME2020 – the 2020 ACGME Annual Educational Conference, taking place in San Diego, California February 27-29. Learn what's new, what's different, and why you definitely don't want to miss it!

ACGME Chief Accreditation Officer Lynne M. Kirk, MD, MACP
October 16, 2019

Conversations with Leadership: Lynne M. Kirk, MD, MACP

Dr. Lynne Kirk joined the ACGME staff in September 2019, following a 30-year career in internal medicine and geriatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. We recently asked Dr. Kirk to outline her goals as the ACGME’s first Chief Accreditation Officer.

September 27, 2019

An Interview with the Principal Investigators of the SECOND Trial on Well-being

With planning and enrollment underway for the SECOND trial, the ACGME decided to interview principal investigators Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS and Yue-Yung Hu, MD, MPH to get more background and information about the study and how to participate.

Donna Lamb, DHSc, MBA, BSN, will leave the ACGME to become the new President and CEO of the National Residency Match Program
September 26, 2019

Transitioning: An Interview with Donna Lamb, DHSc, MBA, BSN

Donna Lamb joined the ACGME in 2014 as Executive Director of the Review Committees for Plastic Surgery, Surgery, and Thoracic Surgery. At the end of this week she’ll say goodbye to her ACGME colleagues and pivot to her exciting new role as President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).

Halah Ibrahim, MD, MEHP
September 16, 2019

Behind the Scenes of the JGME International Supplement: An Interview with Dr. Halah Ibrahim

In August, the Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) published its first International Supplement. It highlights the successes and challenges of meeting today’s global health priorities and provides a forum for research and learning in post-graduate medical education (PGME) around the world, fostering further research and dialogue. We talked with Halah Ibrahim, MD, MEHP, who served as one of the guest editors for the supplement.

August 28, 2019

Conversations with Leadership: Linda B. Andrews, MD

Linda B. Andrews, MD joined the ACGME leadership team in February 2019 as the new Senior Vice President, Field Activities. We chatted with Dr. Andrews to learn more about her background and her vision for Field Activities at the ACGME.

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.

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