The ACGME has released a statement opposing the Presidential Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping issued September 22, 2020. The ACGME will continue to enforce and enhance its requirements to promote safe and inclusive clinical and work environments in institutions to ensure delivery of high-quality care to the patients and communities they serve.
The ACGME responded to a letter from the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, updating the committee on the steps the ACGME is taking to address racial health inequities in the United States.
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.
This edition of the ACGME's e-Communication includes information on ACGME Board actions, the new Emergency and Non-Emergency Category designations for programs dealing with an influx of COVID-19 patients, calls for resident and public members for Review Committees, and more.
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.
This special edition of the weekly e-Communication includes the announcement of the new ACGME Diversity and Inclusion Awards, a new policy statement, Coalition for Physician Accountability report, and new Frequently Asked Questions.
The ACGME has updated its Procedures for Alleged Egregious Events to address how it will rapidly respond to alleged non-compliance with the four prevailing COVID-19 priority requirements, including the addition of a public sanction.
Stat News reports on a study that indicates patient outcomes and care quality are similar for physicians whose resident/fellow training had a work week capped at 80 hours, as those who worked 100-hour work weeks.
The ACGME is committed to supporting graduate medical education programs to develop a Culture of Well-Being, not just the absence of burnout and depression. The central feature in this culture is the well-being of all members of the health care team, including faculty and staff members, and residents and fellows.
This study, published in Academic Medicine, assesses the association of the ACGME's Resident/Fellow and Faculty Surveys with program-specific performance on the American Board of Internal Medicine certification exam.