Common Program Requirements

September 30, 2020

ACGME Statement on the Executive Order on Race and Sex Stereotyping

The ACGME has released a statement opposing the Presidential Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping issued September 22, 2020. The ACGME will continue to enforce and enhance its requirements to promote safe and inclusive clinical and work environments in institutions to ensure delivery of high-quality care to the patients and communities they serve.

September 25, 2020

ACGME Responds to the House Ways and Means Committee Request for Information on Resident and Fellow Education on Racial Health Equity

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.

July 13, 2020

ACGME e-Communication - July 13, 2020

This edition of the <em>e-Communication</em> features the recent actions from the ACGME Board of Directors, information on remote site visits, Review and Comment, and nomination solicitations for public and resident Review Committee members. 

March 27, 2020

The ACGME Common Program Requirements and COVID-19

The ACGME recognizes and appreciates the heroic response of hospitals and physicians in the worsening COVID-19 pandemic in New York State. With that acknowledgement, the ACGME Common Program Requirements (Section VI.F.) remain in place nationally.

March 20, 2020

ACGME Response to COVID-19: Clarification regarding Telemedicine and ACGME Surveys

Two areas where the GME community is seeking additional guidance and clarification from the ACGME are telemedicine and the ACGME Resident/Fellow and Faculty Surveys. Here we provide further explanation on these two topics.

November 22, 2019

A Message from ACGME President and CEODr. Thomas J. Nasca

Dr. Nasca updates the graduate medical education committee on topics related to physician well-being, streamlining our data collection processes, and the upcoming Resident and Faculty Surveys.

July 12, 2019

After limits on residency work hours, did doctors perform worse? New study says no

Stat News reports on a study that indicates patient outcomes and care quality are similar for physicians whose resident/fellow training had a work week capped at 80 hours, as those who worked 100-hour work weeks.

April 26, 2019

Osteopathic Training, Certification Recognized in New ACGME Common Program Requirements

The American Osteopathic Association’s blog, The DO, summarized the revised Common Program Requirements, which go into effect July 1.

March 7, 2019

ACGME Statement about iCOMPARE study results

The ACGME welcomes the publication of the two iCOMPARE papers in the New England Journal of Medicine

Carol Bernstein, MD
January 29, 2019

The Culture of Well-Being

The ACGME is committed to supporting graduate medical education programs to develop a Culture of Well-Being, not just the absence of burnout and depression. The central feature in this culture is the well-being of all members of the health care team, including faculty and staff members, and residents and fellows.

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Susan White

Susan White

Vice President, Communications
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