Media Coverage

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 2021

ACGME Leaders Coauthor Article on the Transition to a Single Accreditation System

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.

April 2021

Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer William A. McDade, MD, PhD Quoted in Story on Medical School Diversity

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."

February 2021

Chief Information Officer Bruce Metz, PhD Featured on Becker's Health Care and Technology Panel Discussion

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.

October 2020

President and CEO Dr. Nasca Letter Quoted in The Hill Article on Uniformed Services University Closure

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.

September 2020

Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer William A. McDade, MD, PhD Discusses Diversity in Medicine on CBS

ACGME Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Dr. William McDade spoke to CBS in a segment about diversity in medicine and the challenges minorities face in medical education and training.

August 2020

Chief Communications and Public Policy Officer John C. Combes, MD quoted in CNN on Challenges of Medical Residency

Dr. Combes discusses how the ACGME stresses the importance of teaching new residents infection controls, offering adequate personal protective equipment, and addressing clinician well-being in this article by CNN about the challenges of starting residency in a pandemic.

July 2020

ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca MD, MACP Interviewed by WENY News about Physician Well-Being

WENY News spoke with ACGME President and CEO Dr. Thomas J. Nasca on the importance of well-being for physicians after he spoke to Arnot Health Graduate Medical Education Program and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) medical residents.

February 2020

ACGME Leaders Pen Article for Academic Medicine on Elevating Resident Voices

In Academic Medicine, ACGME leaders reflect on lessons learned from the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, including the need for resident and fellow voices to be heard in matters related to GME processes and policies.

February 2020