Institutions

November 12, 2020

ACGME Releases Pursuing Excellence Pathway Leaders Patient Safety Collaborative Report

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently released its summary report of the Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments (Pursuing Excellence) Pathway Leaders Patient Safety Collaborative.

September 28, 2020

ACGME Releases 2019-2020 Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

The ACGME released its 2019-2020 Data Resource Book, the most comprehensive and reliable resource of its kind, including data on the size, scope, and distribution of graduate medical education (GME) in the US.
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.

September 8, 2020

President and CEO Dr. Nasca Letter Quoted in The Hill Article on Uniformed Services University Closure

The Hill quotes a letter from President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP to leaders of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the Defense Health Agency on the future of the US military physician education system.

July 30, 2020

Updated: ACGME Statement on the Shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The ACGME issued a statement April 5, 2020 regarding its expectations within the clinical learning environment amidst the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). This statement is updated to include a link to resources on optimizing PPE.

July 20, 2020

ACGME e-Communication - July 20, 2020

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. 

July 20, 2020

Chief Communications and Public Policy Officer John C. Combes, MD quoted in CNN on Challenges of Medical Residency

Dr. Combes discusses how the ACGME stresses the importance of teaching new residents infection controls, offering adequate personal protective equipment, and addressing clinician well-being in this article by CNN about the challenges of starting residency in a pandemic.

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. 

June 30, 2020

Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) Article Analyzes Medical Education Migration Patterns

The JGME article "From Medical School to Residency: Transitions During the COVID-19 Pandemic" explores the trends of PGY-1 residents moving from medical schools to residency, and how those movements may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 29, 2020

ACGME e-Communication - June 29, 2020

This edition of the ACGME's e-Communication includes information on ACGME Board actions, the new Emergency and Non-Emergency Category designations for programs dealing with an influx of COVID-19 patients, calls for resident and public members for Review Committees, and more.

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