In response to the recent resurgence of COVID-19, the ACGME sent a letter to both presidential nominees, urging them to commit to accelerating the production of personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect frontline health care workers, who include many members of the GME community.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.