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.
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.
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.
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.
Published online this month in Academic Medicine, the invited commentary describes the transition to a single accreditation system for US graduate medical education, which formed after an historic agreement among the ACGME, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, and American Osteopathic Association.
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 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.
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.