September 28, 2020

ACGME Releases 2019-2020 Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

The ACGME released its 2019-2020 Data Resource Book, the most comprehensive and reliable resource of its kind, including data on the size, scope, and distribution of graduate medical education (GME) in the US.
September 8, 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.

July 30, 2020

Updated: ACGME Statement on the Shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The ACGME issued a statement April 5, 2020 regarding its expectations within the clinical learning environment amidst the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). This statement is updated to include a link to resources on optimizing PPE.

July 20, 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 13, 2020

ACGME e-Communication - July 13, 2020

This edition of the <em>e-Communication</em> features the recent actions from the ACGME Board of Directors, information on remote site visits, Review and Comment, and nomination solicitations for public and resident Review Committee members. 

June 30, 2020

Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) Article Analyzes Medical Education Migration Patterns

The JGME article "From Medical School to Residency: Transitions During the COVID-19 Pandemic" explores the trends of PGY-1 residents moving from medical schools to residency, and how those movements may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 22, 2020

ACGME e-Communication - June 22, 2020

This edition of the ACGME e-Communication includes information on the Sponsoring Institution Emergency Categorization for institutions managing an increase in COVID-19 cases; on the 2021 Annual Educational Conference going virtual, and more.

June 16, 2020

Recommendations for Away Rotations and Interviews for Fellowship Applicants in 2020-2021

A work group of the Coalition for Physician Accountability recently issued recommendations to guide the transition from residency to fellowship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 15, 2020

ACGME e-Communication - June 15, 2020

This edition of the ACGME e-Communication includes Annual Update Frequently Asked Questions, the Calls for Sessions for the 2021 Annual Educational Conference and Pre-Conferences, requests for nominations for Review Committee resident and public members, and more.

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