Common Program Requirements

March 7, 2018

Your Conference Experience: Q and A with ACGME Board Chair Dr. Rowen Zetterman

As the current chair of the ACGME Board of Directors, Rowen Zetterman, MD, filled several important roles at this year’s Annual Educational Conference, presenting awards and introducing Dr. Nasca for his President and CEO Address among them. We caught up with Dr. Zetterman in between his activities to learn a little more about his experience the last few years with the ACGME and, in particular, at the Annual Educational Conference.

March 2, 2018

ACGME Launches Resources Webpage for Resident and Faculty Member Well-Being 

The American Osteopathic Association's The DO blog writes about the new resources section of the ACGME website dedicated to physician well-being.

February 27, 2018

Physician Well-Being: The ACGME and Beyond

Physician well-being has been a key issue for the ACGME for as long as the organization has been serving the GME community.

February 21, 2018

Welcome to our Blog and the 2018 Annual Educational Conference

Timing the launch of this blog with our Annual Educational Conference might just be kismet, because the theme of this year’s conference, Engaging Each Other: Transformation through Collaboration, speaks to the goal of tuning in and work together, to gather and initiate growth and change.

November 29, 2017

JGME Publishes Article Highlighting New ACGME Work Hour Standards

The Journal for Graduate Medical Education (JGME) published a new article around the examination and 2017 revisions of the Common Program Requirements.

July 24, 2017

Protecting Interns and Other Physicians from Depression and Suicide

This article from Stat News discusses how the medical education community is working to prevent physician burnout and suicide.

July 13, 2017

Surgical Residents’ Work Hours and Well-Being in Year 2 of the FIRST Trial 

This article reports on the second year of the FIRST Trial that compares effects of standard clinical work and education hours or more flexible work hour policies on residents.

June 29, 2017

Dr. Rowen Zetterman Featured on CBS Morning Show about Common Program Requirement Revisions

ACGME Board Chair Dr. Rowen Zetterman discussed the Common Program Requirement revisions on CBS This Morning.

March 21, 2017

Should Young Doctors be Allowed to Work 24-Hour Shifts?

This Healthline article discusses the Common Program Requirements and changes made to the requirements around clinical work and education hours.

March 13, 2017

New Rule Would Allow First-Year Residents to Work 24-Hour Shifts

This Good Morning America segment is about the recent revisions made to the ACGME's Common Program Requirements.

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