Med Ed

April 19, 2021

With Gratitude, the ACGME Celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week and the ACGME would like to recognize and thank the hundreds of volunteers who offer their time and expertise to further the mission of the ACGME.

April 19, 2021

ACGME e-Communication - April 19, 2021

This week's e-Communication includes Review and Recognition Committee News, a call for nominations for the 2022 ACGME Awards, information on how to access 2021 Annual Educational Conference materials through June 1, and more. 

Neil Kothari, MD is the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
April 16, 2021

My Conference Experience: Q and A with Neil Kothari, MD

Neil Kothari, MD is the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. An active and engaged tweeter during the 2021 Annual Educational Conference, we asked him about his experience at the event, which was held virtually in February.

ACGME Educational Project Manager Victoria Kreps, PMP
April 15, 2021

My Conference Experience: Behind the Scenes with the ACGME’s Victoria Kreps, PMP

ACGME Educational Project Manager Victoria Kreps, PMP’s name is likely familiar to anyone who has attended or participated in any recent ACGME educational course or the Annual Educational Conference.

Dr. Nichols
April 14, 2021

My Conference Experience: Q and A with ACGME Board Chair Dr. Karen Nichols

Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, MACOI, FACP, CS-F is the current Chair of the ACGME Board of Directors, having assumed this role in September 2020. We asked Dr. Nichols to talk about her professional experience, her role, and her experience with the ACGME’s first-ever virtual Annual Educational Conference.

April 14, 2021

ACGME President and CEO Dr. Thomas J. Nasca Appears on Rural Health Matters to Discuss COVID-19 and GME

Dr. Nasca joined UNMC and UNO Chancellor Dr. Jeffrey P. Gold on RFD-TV’s Rural Health Matters to discuss the pandemic’s effects on rural America, graduate medical education, physician well-being, the current state of the US health care system, and more.

April 14, 2021

New Recommendations for 2021-2022 Medical Student Away Rotations

The Coalition for Physician Accountability has released an update to its Jan. 25 recommendations on medical student away rotations in the 2021-22 academic year. The recommendations are an update to earlier guidance published on May 11, 2020.
L to R: Athena Gonzalez, Deann Ramirez, Vini Vijayan, MD, and Jolie A. Limon, MD presented their poster, Strategies for Optimizing Fit Testing for Residents and the Evolving Role of the Program Coordinator, at the 2021 ACGME Annual Educational Conference.
April 13, 2021

Behind the Poster: An Interview with Athena Gonzalez

At the 2021 ACGME Annual Educational Conference, Athena Gonzalez and her team presented their poster, Strategies for Optimizing Fit Testing for Residents and the Evolving Role of the Program Coordinator, about their work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure residents were wearing properly sized and fitted masks and respirators, even as supplies changed.

Bree Bower and her team in the anesthesiology and pain medicine department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio studied the affects of COVID-19 on fellow recruitment and presented their work in the poster, Virtual Recruiting in Graduate Medical Education during COVID-19 at the 2021 ACGME Annual Educational Conference.
April 12, 2021

Behind the Poster: An Interview with Bree Bower

Bree Bower and her team in the anesthesiology and pain medicine department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio studied the affects of COVID-19 on fellow recruitment and presented that work at the 2021 ACGME Annual Educational Conference in the Poster Hall.

April 12, 2021

ACGME e-Communication - April 12, 2021

This week's e-Communication includes information on the transition to residency toolkit created by a consortium of medical education organizations; the Basics of Accreditation workshop registration information; the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Forum; and more.

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