October 30, 2019

$29 million bond could pave way for family medicine residencies at Pullman Regional Hospital

The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, writes about the proposed development of a family medicine residency program in a critical access hospital, which will seek ACGME accreditation. Chief Accreditation Officer Lynne Kirk, MD, is quoted.

October 28, 2019

Q&A: The ACGME board’s first DO chair-elect talks about evolving residency

AOA Past President and ACGME Chair-Elect Karen Nichols, DO, shares with The DO how the ACGME has shaped residency training in recent years.

ACGME Chief Accreditation Officer Lynne M. Kirk, MD, MACP
October 16, 2019

Conversations with Leadership: Lynne M. Kirk, MD, MACP

Dr. Lynne Kirk joined the ACGME staff in September 2019, following a 30-year career in internal medicine and geriatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. We recently asked Dr. Kirk to outline her goals as the ACGME’s first Chief Accreditation Officer.

L to R: ACGME Board Chair Jeffrey P. Gold, MD; Chair-elect Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS; Treasurer Steven I. Goldstein
October 9, 2019

ACGME Approves Board of Director Officers and Elects Chair-Elect

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD continues as Chair of the ACGME Board, Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, CS was newly elected as Chair-Elect, and Steven I. Goldstein will continue as Treasurer.

August 28, 2019

Conversations with Leadership: Linda B. Andrews, MD

Linda B. Andrews, MD joined the ACGME leadership team in February 2019 as the new Senior Vice President, Field Activities. We chatted with Dr. Andrews to learn more about her background and her vision for Field Activities at the ACGME.

August 15, 2019

DO Representation on ACGME Board Expands in Final Year of Transition to a Single GME System

The DO writes about the integration of osteopathic physicians and leaders into the ACGME, which was announced at the American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates in July.

July 29, 2019

Celebrating Success: Dr. Nasca Addresses AOA House of Delegates

ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP received a standing ovation for his fourth annual update on the progress of implementing a single GME accreditation system at the AOA House of Delegates.

June 27, 2019

Breaking the Culture of Silence

As a new academic year approaches, it is important to continue breaking the silence surrounding clinician burnout. During a highly emotional and personal panel discussion at the 2019 ACGME Annual Educational Conference in March, Dr. Nasca and colleagues from other national organizations in medicine discussed how burnout and self-doubt touched their lives. Influenced by those experiences and others throughout his career, Dr. Nasca has positioned the ACGME to help lead the charge to address physician well-being.

Lynne M. Kirk, MD, MACP
June 24, 2019

ACGME Names First Chief Accreditation Officer

Lynne Kirk, MD, MACP will join the ACGME to lead efforts related to the review of residency and fellowship programs. She will begin this new position in September.

Dr. Rialon at a recent meeting of the ACGME Council of Public Members
June 12, 2019

The Value of the Resident Voice: An Interview with the Outgoing Chair of the ACGME Council of Review Committee Residents

As Dr. Kristy Rialon winds down her tenure as Chair of the ACGME Council of Review Committee Chairs, we sat down to discuss the Council’s role and vision, and the significance of the resident/fellow voice in the work of the ACGME.

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