The ACGME is proud to announce the 21 recipients of the third cycle of funding for Back to Bedside, a resident-led initiative to develop innovative strategies for finding deeper connections with patients, improving physician and patient well-being.
On the eve of the second anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, Dr. Nasca calls on the medical community to "frame this environment of violence as a major public health crisis," and to "work together across health care and with other institutions in our communities to address violence in our society."
This week's e-Communication includes information on the ACGME Rural Track Program Designation Type 2, the National Academy of Medicine's National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being, open positions on Review Committees, and more.
The NAM Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience has released a draft for a National Plan for health workforce well-being and is seeking public input. The plan is intended to provide a roadmap to drive collective action to improve the well-being of the health workforce.
The “Fostering Meaning and Connections through Storytelling and Written Reflection” session at the 2022 ACGME Annual Educational Conference discussed the concept and benefits of narrative medicine.
Jessica Koran-Scholl, PhD and colleagues presented their work on the impact an obesity bias awareness workshop has on how physicians understand this phenomenon in the Poster Hall at the 2022 ACGME Annual Educational Conference, which was held virtually March 30-April 1, 2022.
Sarah Meadows, EdD, FACEHP and Abraham Nussbaum, MD, MTS studied the effects of financial debt on resident burnout. and presented their work in the Poster Hall at the 2022 ACGME Annual Educational Conference, which was held virtually March 30-April 1, 2022.
Recognizing the high rates of psychological distress of various forms for residents in training, Dr. Gregory Guldner and colleagues sought to learn whether an opt out approach would increase the number of residents who actually engaged with available therapy options.
For more than two years, the COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed how every person on the globe works, plays, and interacts with each other. As what many hoped would be a few weeks of fear and uncertainty stretched into months and months, no one felt this stress more than health care professionals on the frontlines.
Dr. Holly Humphrey's Marvin R. Dunn Keynote Address at the 2022 ACGME Annual Educational Conference included humble and heartfelt notes of appreciation and acknowledgement and a call to action to transform GME.