Well-Being

October 5, 2020

ACGME e-Communication - October 5, 2020

This week's e-Communication includes a statement on the Executive Order on Race and Sex Stereotyping, information on the 2019-2020 Resource Data Book, the new ACGME Board of Directors officers, new assessment tools to aid in determining resident/fellow competence, and more.

September 30, 2020

ACGME Statement on the Executive Order on Race and Sex Stereotyping

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.

September 25, 2020

ACGME Responds to the House Ways and Means Committee Request for Information on Resident and Fellow Education on Racial Health Equity

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.

July 20, 2020

Chief Communications and Public Policy Officer John C. Combes, MD quoted in CNN on Challenges of Medical Residency

Dr. Combes discusses how the ACGME stresses the importance of teaching new residents infection controls, offering adequate personal protective equipment, and addressing clinician well-being in this article by CNN about the challenges of starting residency in a pandemic.

June 29, 2020

ACGME e-Communication - June 29, 2020

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.

June 8, 2020

ACGME e-Communication - June 8, 2020

This edition of the ACGME e-Communication includes a Letter to the Community, a video message from Dr. Nasca to residents and fellows finishing their programs this spring, information on the ACGME's new Diversity and Inclusion Award, and more.

June 5, 2020

A Message from Dr. Thomas J. Nasca

Dr. Nasca addresses racial unrest in the United States and identifies how the ACGME can take on the challenging work required to root out racism and injustice, and foster equity, mutual understanding, kindness, and justice in medicine.

June 4, 2020

VIDEO: Dr. Thomas J. Nasca Addresses Graduating Residents and Fellows

ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP recorded a message for all residents and fellows completing their education program this spring—in the midst of a global pandemic, caring for patients on the front lines.

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.

May 13, 2020

New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Article Highlights Ways to Protect Clinician Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A national strategy to prevent a parallel pandemic of clinician well-being during the COVID-19 outbreak rests on five high-priority actions, according to an article co-authored by ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP.
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