Well-Being

May 30, 2017

ACGME Competitive Funding Opportunity for Medical Residents

Medical Training Magazine writes about the ACGME's new Back to Bedside initiative and grant opportunity for residents and fellows.

May 26, 2017

Dr. Timothy Brigham Talks to ReachMD about Physician Well-Being

In a recent radio interview with ReachMD, Dr. Timothy P. Brigham, ACGME chief of staff and senior vice president, Education, explores the topic of physician well-being, including ways to address burnout.

May 24, 2017

Competitive Funding Opportunity Available for Medical Residents

The ACGME's Back to Bedside initiative seeks innovative ideas to increase time residents and fellows spend with patients and reduce physician burnout.

April 25, 2017

Medical Student's Death Highlights High Rates of Physician Suicides

This ABC News story explores the physician suicide rate and what is being done to promote physician well-being in the medical community.

March 10, 2017

ACGME Releases Revised Common Program Requirements, Section VI, The Learning and Working Environment

These new requirements that all accredited US residency and fellowship programs follow in preparing today's physicians for practice reinforce a culture of patient safety and physician well-being by focusing on patient-centered, team-based care.

December 15, 2016

ACGME Joins National Academy of Medicine’s 'Action Collaborative' to Promote Physician Well-Being and Combat Burnout, Depression, and Suicide Among Health Care Workers

Responding to evidence of high rates of depression and suicide among US health care workers, the ACGME joined the National Academy of Medicine, which launched a wide-ranging "action collaborative" to promote clinician well-being.

December 9, 2016

December 2016 Issue of Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) Focuses on Well-Being

On the heels of the ACGME's Second Symposium on Physician Well-Being, JGME released its December 2016 issue featuring the latest research and commentary on well-being in residency, developing emotional intelligence, and more.

December 1, 2016

Three Leading Health Organizations Aim to Reduce Suicides by Physicians, Medical Trainees

As increasing rates of stress, depression, and fatigue fuel concern about physician well-being, the ACGME, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and Mayo Clinic today launched an initiative to prevent physician and medical trainee suicides.

November 4, 2016

ACGME Task Force Presents New Residency Program Requirements for Public Comment

The proposed revisions to Section VI of its Common Program Requirements are open for public comment over the next 45 days. The Requirements provide uniform standards for all accredited US residency and fellowship programs.

August 23, 2016

Physician Well-Being

The ACGME provides an update on recent efforts related to the Physician Well-Being initiative.

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Susan White

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