Patient Safety

September 13, 2017

ACGME Chooses Pathway Leaders for Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments Initiative

Nine Pathway Leaders will form a Patient Safety Collaborative focused on creating and testing a framework for residents and fellows to engage with their learning environments in promoting a culture of safety.

March 10, 2017

ACGME Releases Revised Common Program Requirements, Section VI, The Learning and Working Environment

These new requirements that all accredited US residency and fellowship programs follow in preparing today's physicians for practice reinforce a culture of patient safety and physician well-being by focusing on patient-centered, team-based care.

November 29, 2016

The ACGME and National Patient Safety Foundation Address Themes in Patient Safety

The ACGME presented the second in a series of webinars designed around the findings of Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Program site visits related to the six CLER Focus Areas.

November 4, 2016

ACGME Task Force Presents New Residency Program Requirements for Public Comment

The proposed revisions to Section VI of its Common Program Requirements are open for public comment over the next 45 days. The Requirements provide uniform standards for all accredited US residency and fellowship programs.

July 20, 2016

Our Lady of the Lake Chosen for Medical Education Initiative

Article written by The Advocate announces Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center's selection to participate as a Pathway Innovator in the Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments initiative.

July 19, 2016

Dell Medical School and Dell Seton Medical Center Win $300,000 Grant

Article written by Silicon Hills announces Dell Medical School's selection to participate as a Pathway Innovator in the Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments initiative.

July 13, 2016

UCSF to Train Residents in Lean Management and Process Improvement

Article written by the University of California San Francisco announces the university's selection to participate as a Pathway Innovator in the Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments initiative.

February 16, 2016

AACOM Joins 20 Other Partners in ACGME’s Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments

This article from AACOM News announces the Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments initiative, a partnership designed to promote improvements within the clinical learning environments of ACGME-accredited Sponsoring Institutions.

February 16, 2016

ACGME Continues to Develop Leadership Initiative

Becker's Hospital Review writes about the ACGME's new four-year initiative to improve teaching practices and patient care in systems where medical residents and fellows are educated.


January 29, 2016

ACGME Rolls Out New Teaching Initiative

Becker's Hospital Review writes about the ACGME's new Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments initiative.

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Susan White

Susan White

Vice President, Communications
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