Media Coverage

USA Today Article "DEI Attacks Pose Threats to Medical Training, Care" Quotes Dr. William McDade

"Fostering trust between physicians and patients, and the good care that follows, requires cultural understanding. Without the training, 'There are going to be some problems,' said Dr. William McDade."

January 2024

The Nation's Health Interviews Dr. Pilar Ortega for Article Discussing the Lack of Consistent Language Services in Health Care

Dr. Ortega discusses her research on improving language access by training doctors to provide language-concordant care, and reframing the concept of language as a tool to improve health.

December 2023

Dr. Pilar Ortega Joins ABC 7 Chicago to Discuss the Need for More Latina and Latino Physicians

Dr. Ortega addresses the underrepresentation and scarcity of Latina and Latino physicians, the importance of language proficiency standards, and the ACGME's role in preparing diverse physicians for the future.

October 2023

Dr. Eric Holmboe Joins the Academic Medicine Podcast to Discuss New Article He Co-Authored

ACGME Chief Research, Milestone Development, and Evaluation Officer Dr. Eric Holmboe joined the Academic Medicine Podcast to discuss a new article he co-authored titled "The Urgency of Now: Rethinking and Improving Assessment Practices in Medical Education Programs," produced as part of the 2022 Macy Foundation Conference on ensuring fairness in medical education assessment.

October 2023

Medpage Today: How to (Legally) Diversify the Healthcare Workforce

The ACGME is mentioned in a Medpage Today article discussing organizations which have reaffirmed their commitment to diversifying the healthcare workforce in light of the Supreme Court decision on affirmative action.

August 2023

ACGME Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Dr. William McDade Joins AMA Webinar Panel to Discuss Affirmative Action in Medical Education

In response to the June 29, 2023, U.S. Supreme Court ruling that prohibits race-conscious admissions policies, the AMA convened a group of thought leaders in medical education and health equity.

July 2023

WCM-Q, ACGME Hold Assessment Workshop for Healthcare Educators

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) and the ACGME organized a virtual two-day training course on competency-based medical education for health care leaders and educators. Directed by Dr. Thurayya Arayssi and Dr. Eric Holmboe.

March 2023

Dr. William McDade Appears on AMA Moving Medicine Video Series to Discuss ACGME Efforts to Amplify Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in GME

Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer William A. McDade, MD, PhD joined the AMA to discuss the new common program requirements, resources, and goals relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

July 2021

Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer William A. McDade, MD, PhD Appears on Black Men in White Coats Podcast with Dr. Dale

Dr. McDade joined Dr. Dale Okorodudu to discuss how he got into medicine growing up in Chicago, being the only African American in his class in medical school, his work on sickle cell disease, the work being done at ACGME, playing basketball with President Barack Obama, and much more.

April 2021