Recognition

July 1, 2020

ACGME, AOA, and AACOM Usher in New Era of Single Accreditation for Graduate Medical Education

The ACGME, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) celebrate the successful transition to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education (GME) in the US.

May 14, 2020

AOA and ACGME Statement on Joint Principles for Physician Education and Training during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The AOA and ACGME are providing this statement of joint principles to help clarify for residents/fellows and programs the issues related to board certification that have arisen through the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Lynne M. Kirk, MD, MACP
June 24, 2019

ACGME Names First Chief Accreditation Officer

Lynne Kirk, MD, MACP will join the ACGME to lead efforts related to the review of residency and fellowship programs. She will begin this new position in September.

March 7, 2019

#ACGME2019 Day 1: Pre-Conference Round-Up

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.

February 27, 2019

Osteopathic Sessions at the 2019 ACGME Annual Educational Conference

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.

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.

July 26, 2018

Dr. Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP, President and CEO, Shares Single GME Updates at the AOA House of Delegates

Dr. Nasca shared information about the successful unification of the accreditation system, including representation of DOs on ACGME committees, achievement of Osteopathic Recognition by ACGME-accredited programs, and other updates.

September 28, 2017

ACGME Releases 2016-2017 Statistics on Graduate Medical Education Programs and Resident Physicians

The ACGME released its 2016-2017 Data Resource Book, which includes data on the size, scope, and distribution of graduate medical education in the US. Data shows residents in ACGME pipeline programs increased 20 percent over the last 10 years.

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Susan White

Susan White

Vice President, Communications
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