Well-Being

January 2, 2020

#ACGME2020 Plenaries Preview: Sessions 001-004

Four major plenaries after Friday morning’s address by ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD will be presented by outstanding national leaders, and will discuss critical issues at the forefront of the GME discussion right now.

As part of its commitment to staff and community well-being, the ACGME is partnering with Hope For The Day, a Chicago-based non-profit organization dedicated to mental health support and suicide prevention.
December 9, 2019

Partners in Prevention: Strengthening Our Relationship with Hope For The Day

The ACGME has been working with Chicago-based Hope For The Day for over a year, and we are thrilled to announce the ACGME is now a Hope For The Day Partner in Prevention, actively working towards mental health education and proactive suicide prevention.

December 4, 2019

ACGME Launches AWARE Well-Being Resources

The ACGME has released resources specifically designed for residents, faculty members, and graduate medical education (GME) programs and institutions to promote well-being, mitigate the effects of stress, and prevent burnout.
November 27, 2019

ACGME Deepening its Commitment to Physician Well-Being, Leader Says

MDedge interviewed the ACGME's chief of staff and chief education and organizational development officer, Timothy P. Brigham, MDiv, PhD, about the organization's commitment to well-being during the American Academy of Pediatrics' annual meeting.

November 22, 2019

A Message from ACGME President and CEODr. Thomas J. Nasca

Dr. Nasca updates the graduate medical education committee on topics related to physician well-being, streamlining our data collection processes, and the upcoming Resident and Faculty Surveys.

November 1, 2019

National Survey Focuses on Workplace Mistreatment Among Residents

Results from a new national survey published on the New England Journal of Medicine website* ahead of print reveal that half of US general surgery residents, especially women, experience workplace mistreatment at least a few times per year.

October 24, 2019

The National Academy of Medicine says healthcare must make transformative changes to address burnout

FierceHealthcare analyzes the latest report from the National Academy of Medicine on the issue of clinician burnout. The ACGME was one of the study's sponsors.

October 2, 2019

Physician Burnout Eases, but Much Work Remains to be Done

HealthLeaders Media published an analysis of the recently reported decline in physician burnout between 2014-2019.

Facilitated discussion at the 2019 ACGME Awards Retreat in Virginia
July 15, 2019

Putting Well-Being into Practice: The ACGME Awards Retreat

ACGME Manager, Employee Communications Emily Vasiliou wrote about her experience attending the ACGME's annual Awards Retreat for recipients of the Courage to Lead and Courage to Teach Awards for the first time in 10 years.

July 12, 2019

After limits on residency work hours, did doctors perform worse? New study says no

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.

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