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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.

Dr. Arno K. Kumagai presents as part of the Baldwin Seminar Series on June 26, 2019
July 2, 2019

Different Ways of Knowing

Physician educators must explore ways to teach physicians to practice with excellence, compassion, and justice, Dr. Arno K. Kumagai argued at the most recent Baldwin Seminar, the first of the 2019-2020 season. His talk, Reflection, Dialogue and Different Ways of Knowing: Beyond the Competency Paradigm in Medical Education, took place June 26 at the ACGME offices in Chicago, and was livestreamed.

Jeff Dewey, MD of Yale School of Medicine
July 1, 2019

Perspective: On the First Year of Residency

Welcome to the new academic year! As thousands of new residents begin their journey toward independent practice this month, we asked Jeff Dewey, MD, former resident member of the Review Committee for Neurology, to reflect on his experiences in residency and share lessons he learned.

June 27, 2019

Breaking the Culture of Silence

As a new academic year approaches, it is important to continue breaking the silence surrounding clinician burnout. During a highly emotional and personal panel discussion at the 2019 ACGME Annual Educational Conference in March, Dr. Nasca and colleagues from other national organizations in medicine discussed how burnout and self-doubt touched their lives. Influenced by those experiences and others throughout his career, Dr. Nasca has positioned the ACGME to help lead the charge to address physician well-being.

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