The ACGME responded to a letter from the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, updating the committee on the steps the ACGME is taking to address racial health inequities in the United States.
This edition of the ACGME e-Communication includes Review and Recognition Committee news, information on Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Site Visits, and nomination solicitations for public and resident Review Committee members.
Guest blogger Dr. Rui Jiang, a resident at Mount Sinai Hospital, which is a Pursuing Excellence site, reflected on her experience participating with the Pursuing Excellence Health Care Disparities Collaborative.
The Version 2.0 of CLER Pathways to Excellence: Expectations for an Optimal Clinical Learning Environment to Achieve Safe and High-Quality Patient Care, has been published.
A panel of institutional representatives and ACGME leaders discussed the successes and challenges of actively involving residents in patient safety improvement as part of the ACGME’s Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments (Pursuing Excellence) initiative. The panel convened at a sunset session at the 2019 ACGME Annual Educational Conference.
On this first full day of the ACGME Annual Educational Conference, attendees were encouraged to “reignite the fire” of passion that drives them to work in graduate medical education, and to rediscover their meaning in medicine.