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.
The ACGME's Chief Information Officer Bruce Metz, PhD was one one of the panel speakers at Becker's HIT + Revenue Cycle Virtual Event October 7, which focused on key trends and technologies that will directly affect health care.
This week's e-Communication includes a statement on the Executive Order on Race and Sex Stereotyping, information on the 2019-2020 Resource Data Book, the new ACGME Board of Directors officers, new assessment tools to aid in determining resident/fellow competence, and more.
The ACGME Board of Directors approved the following slate of officers: Board Chair Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS; Board Vice Chair Claudia J. Wyatt-Johnson, MA; and Board Treasurer H. Hunt Batjer, MD, FACS.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This edition of the ACGME e-Communication includes information on the Sponsoring Institution Emergency Categorization for institutions managing an increase in COVID-19 cases; on the 2021 Annual Educational Conference going virtual, and more.
This edition of the ACGME e-Communication includes Annual Update Frequently Asked Questions, the Calls for Sessions for the 2021 Annual Educational Conference and Pre-Conferences, requests for nominations for Review Committee resident and public members, and more.