Linda B. Andrews, MD joined the ACGME leadership team in February 2019 as the new Senior Vice President, Field Activities. We chatted with Dr. Andrews to learn more about her background and her vision for Field Activities at the ACGME.
The DO writes about the integration of osteopathic physicians and leaders into the ACGME, which was announced at the American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates in July.
ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP received a standing ovation for his fourth annual update on the progress of implementing a single GME accreditation system at the AOA House of Delegates.
The American Osteopathic Association’s blog, The DO, summarized the revised Common Program Requirements, which go into effect July 1.
Health provider shortage areas, comprised of urban and rural regions with high populations of people struggling with multi-morbidity and poverty, often have a challenge with physician recruitment. Dr. Meaghan Ruddy, vice president for Academic Affairs and director of Medical Education for The Wright Center for GME in Scranton, Pennsylvania, describes how a teaching health center family medicine program operationalized as a graduate medical education safety-net consortium.
Collaboration and connection were front-and-center during the six pre-conferences today at to kick off the 2019 Annual Educational Conference. The pre-conferences, which are designed to appeal to those across experience levels from a first-year coordinator to seasoned designated institutional official (DIO), mixed detailed information about ACGME accreditation with inspirational and aspirational examples of how each member of the graduate medical education (GME) community can positively influence the experience of patients, peers, colleagues, and themselves through their work and unique contributions.
The American Association of Osteopathic Medicine highlights the ACGME Back to Bedside initiative to bring joy and meaning back to work, while encouraging osteopathic programs to apply for the second round of funding.
The 2019 ACGME Annual Educational Conference offers multiple sessions focused on osteopathic medicine and accreditation and numerous opportunities for attendees from all corners of graduate medical education to learn and connect.
Physician workforce in the United States now includes more than 114,000 osteopathic physicians, according to this press release from the American Osteopathic Association.