Programs

Lee Francis, MD, MPH, President and CEO, Erie Family Health Centers, presented the November 14, 2019 ACGME Baldwin Seminar
November 18, 2019

Does the Apple Fall Far from the Tree?

Dr. Lee Francis' recent Baldwin Seminar, Training the Next Generation at Community Health Centers: Does the Apple Fall Far from the Tree?, discussed how educating residents in community health settings offers an exceptional opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of social determinants of health.

October 30, 2019

$29 million bond could pave way for family medicine residencies at Pullman Regional Hospital

The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, writes about the proposed development of a family medicine residency program in a critical access hospital, which will seek ACGME accreditation. Chief Accreditation Officer Lynne Kirk, MD, is quoted.

September 30, 2019

ACGME Releases 2018-2019 Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

Following steady growth in ACGME-accredited programs over the last decade, the 2018-2019 academic year showed the largest annual increase of programs to 11,685, up 4.2 percent from the previous academic year.

August 28, 2019

Conversations with Leadership: Linda B. Andrews, MD

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.

July 24, 2019

With $20M in federal grants, new residency programs will train more doctors for rural areas

FierceHealthcare highlights 27 health care organizations nationwide that will receive federal funding to set up ACGME-accredited residency programs to educate physicians to work in rural areas.

April 15, 2019

Improving Graduate Medical Education in Haiti through Collaborative Work

The Caribbean nation of Haiti faces unique challenges in putting its philosophy that “health care is a right” into practice. Kerling Israel, MD, MPH described the work of Partners in Health/Zanmi Lasante (PIH/ZL) to improve the nation’s health care through graduate medical education (GME), and outlined the challenges faced and progress made in her recent Baldwin Seminar Series presentation, “Improving Graduate Medical Education in Haiti through Collaborative Work.” The talk was presented April 3, 2019 at the ACGME offices in Chicago. This talk was also the first of the series to be streamed online for a live audience.

September 14, 2018

ACGME Releases 2017-2018 Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

The 2017-2018 academic year showed the largest annual increase of programs from the previous academic year, and residents in ACGME pipeline programs increased 23% in the last 10 years.

April 17, 2018

ACGME a 'Game-Changer' for Addiction Medicine

MedPage Today interviews Timothy K. Brennan, MD of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai in New York City about the impact ACGME accreditation will have on addiction medicine fellowship programs.

March 27, 2018

ACGME Launches New Tools and Resources Web Page Dedicated to Physician Well-Being

These resources were compiled to support local efforts to improve resident, fellow, and faculty member well-being and help physicians in distress as part of the ACGME's commitment to promoting physican well-being.

February 14, 2018

New Tools and Resources to Support Resident and Faculty Member Well-Being Now Available

These resources are designed to support and promote wellness in the clinical learning environment. They support the elements of Section VI of the Common Program Requirements, which emphasize psychological, emotional, and physical well-being.

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