Common Program Requirements

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.

January 16, 2019

Changing the Culture For Physician-Mothers

Read about the positive impact of an ACGME requirement on new physician-mothers in this article from the American College of Cardiology.

January 9, 2019

Well-Being and Work Hour Requirements

ACGME President and CEO Dr. Nasca emphasizes the need for a focus on well-being in GME and provides an update on the 80-hour clinical work hours requirement.

June 29, 2018

Update on Common Program Requirements

Dr. Nasca highlights details and implementation for a major revision to the Common Program Requirements and a new version of the Common Program Requirements for fellowships, both effective July 1, 2019.

March 27, 2018

Education Outcomes in a Duty-Hour Flexibility Trial in Internal Medicine

This article in the New England Journal of Medicine reviews 63 internal medicine programs governed by the 2011 standard duty-hour policies or by more flexible policies.

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