Named for ACGME Senior Scholar in Residence and pioneer of interprofessional medical education Dr. DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr., the Baldwin Seminar Series has helped the ACGME shine more focus on innovation, excellence, expanded thinking, and fresh perspectives in graduate medical education.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced that ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP has been named co-lead of the NAM Action Collaborative on Countering the US Opioid Epidemic health professional education and training working group.
This second report provides insight into changing clinical learning environments, and shows improvements in resident and fellow engagement in patient safety. The first report was released in 2016.
In this second in a series of collaboratives, participating teams will develop and test new models that equip learners with the skills they need to better engage in systems-based approaches to delivering high-quality care.
The collaborative was launched in recognition of the need for a national coordinated and collective response to the epidemic of opioid addiction in the US. ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP will serve on the Steering Committee.
This article in the New England Journal of Medicine reviews 63 internal medicine programs governed by the 2011 standard duty-hour policies or by more flexible policies.
The ACGME looks forward to reviewing initial findings and studying the complete results. The organization is committed to supporting all Sponsoring Institutions and programs in meeting our requirements and prioritizing well-being.
In one of the final sessions at the 2018 Annual Educational Conference on Sunday, March 4, a panel of ACGME executives, deans, a patient safety expert, and a resident spoke to the crowd about how medicine is changing and graduate medical education may need to evolve to serve patients well into the 21st century.