This special edition of the ACGME's weekly e-Communication includes a statement honoring the sacrifices of frontline caregivers, new Frequently Asked Questions, and news from Milestones and the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.
The fourth edition of the report presents national Milestones data in aggregate form for the latest academic year (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019) for 36 specialties and 100 subspecialties.
The ACGME's Developing Faculty Competencies in Assessment course in Chicago, as well as a growing number of regional courses based on it, teach practical and effective applications of multiple assessment methods and tools; guidance for creating effective assessment programs; and techniques to most effectively use the Milestones and Entrustable Professional Activities for professional development.
The ACGME has recently joined the Coalition to Improve Diagnosis, a collaboration with of more than 50 leading health care organizations, focused on ensuring that diagnoses are accurate, communicated, and timely.
Physician educators must explore ways to teach physicians to practice with excellence, compassion, and justice, Dr. Arno K. Kumagai argued at the most recent Baldwin Seminar, the first of the 2019-2020 season. His talk, Reflection, Dialogue and Different Ways of Knowing: Beyond the Competency Paradigm in Medical Education, took place June 26 at the ACGME offices in Chicago, and was livestreamed.
The 2018 Milestones National Report presents national Milestones data in aggregate form for the latest academic year (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018) for 36 specialties and 99 subspecialties.
Dr. Holmboe has been named a 2018 Honorary Fellow by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College). He has worked on projects with the Royal College for over a decade.
“Milestones” has been a part of the ACGME vocabulary for nearly 17 years now. In the final session of the 2018 Annual Educational Conference, Eric Holmboe, MD, MACP, FRCP, senior vice president, Milestone Development and Evaluation, kicked off a discussion about the Milestones today and the Milestones to come.
Timing the launch of this blog with our Annual Educational Conference might just be kismet, because the theme of this year’s conference, Engaging Each Other: Transformation through Collaboration, speaks to the goal of tuning in and work together, to gather and initiate growth and change.