Drs. Lyuba Konopasek, Stuart Slavin, and Timothy Brigham walked participants through the ACGME-developed guidebook, “Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19,” and explored how the ideas within it could be implemented in graduate medical education in their 2021 ACGME Annual Educational Conference session.
On Friday, February 26, ACGME Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion leadership, Drs. William McDade and Bonnie Simpson Mason, joined California University of Science and Medicine Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Partnership Dr. Sunny Nakae to presented about how to work to reverse institutional trends of racism in medical education.
ACGME President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Thomas J. Nasca addressed the virtual crowd of approximately 6,000 in his President’s Plenary, kicking off the ACGME Annual Educational Conference with a powerful call to action on Thursday, February 25, 2021.
The Indianapolis Recorder considered the under representation of African American medical students leading to disparities in healthcare. Dr. McDade says medical schools must rethink "what constitutes merit."
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience (Clinician Well-Being Collaborative) is announcing a two-year extension of its work to address burnout faced by healthcare workers. The ACGME is proud to co-chair the Action Collaborative, a network of more than 200 organizations committed to the cause.
Dr. Nasca congratulates physicians for facing the pandemic with compassion, respect, knowledge, and little regard for personal safety. He says the medical community's moral and ethical framework can provide common ground for healing societal ills.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience hosted a virtual meeting, Ensuring Clinician Well-Being in an Age of Uncertainty, to elevate the urgency of national action and map efforts needed to coordinate the long-term health and well-being of clinicians through COVID-19 and beyond.
The ACGME joined the nation’s leading organizations in medical education and health care to oppose the proposed rule that would eliminate “duration of status” as an authorized period of stay for certain nonimmigrant visas.
In response to the recent resurgence of COVID-19, the ACGME sent a letter to both presidential nominees, urging them to commit to accelerating the production of personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect frontline health care workers, who include many members of the GME community.