Well-Being

April 3, 2019

My Conference Experience: Q and A with Chinelo Okigbo, MD, MPH, PhD

Dr. Chinelo Okigbo is a PGY-3 Internal Medicine Chief Resident at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in New Jersey. She attended the 2019 ACGME Annual Educational Conference as part of the Back to Bedside initiative. As a resident and first-time Annual Educational Conference attendee, we asked her to share her impressions based on her experience.

19th Surgeon General of the United States Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA and ACGME President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP
March 21, 2019

"The Heart of What We Do" - Dr. Vivek Murthy on Rediscovering Meaning in Medicine

Cultivating courage, connecting on an emotional level at the workplace, and curing loneliness were all topics of discussion during a highly personal, inspirational, 90-minute fireside chat between 19th Surgeon General of the United States Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA and ACGME President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP during the Marvin R. Dunn Keynote Address at the 2019 Annual Educational Conference in Orlando, Florida.
March 12, 2019

#ACGME2019 Days 3 and 4 Round-Up

The third day of the conference featured a morning of inspiring talks, including the President’s Plenary with ACGME President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP, and a special fireside chat, “Rediscovering Meaning in Medicine” with Marvin R. Dunn Keynote Speaker Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, 19th surgeon general of the United States. The conference wrapped up Sunday morning with “Conversations with the CEO,” at which Dr. Nasca responded to questions submitted throughout the conference.

March 8, 2019

#ACGME2019 Day 2 Round-Up

On this first full day of the ACGME Annual Educational Conference, attendees were encouraged to “reignite the fire” of passion that drives them to work in graduate medical education, and to rediscover their meaning in medicine.

Dr. Carol Bernstein, 2019 ACGME John C. Gienapp Awardee at the 2019 ACGME Annual Educational Conference
March 8, 2019

A Few Words with 2019 Gienapp Awardee Carol Bernstein, MD

Dr. Carol A. Bernstein is the 2019 winner of the John C. Gienapp Award and the first ever women to be honored with the award--on International Woman's Day to boot! Dr. Bernstein is Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at New York University. She has spent her entire career engaged in the education and mentorship of the next generation of physicians in addition to maintaining a clinical practice in general psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine.

March 7, 2019

ACGME Statement about iCOMPARE study results

The ACGME welcomes the publication of the two iCOMPARE papers in the New England Journal of Medicine

March 7, 2019

ACGME Back to Bedside initiative featured in insideOME

The American Association of Osteopathic Medicine highlights the ACGME Back to Bedside initiative to bring joy and meaning back to work, while encouraging osteopathic programs to apply for the second round of funding.

Ali Mendelson, MD
March 4, 2019

Capturing Dignity

A guest post from Dr. Ali Mendelson spotlights how participating in the ACGME's Back to Bedside initiative has added value to her fellowship and clinical experience in hospice and palliative medicine.

February 28, 2019

Back to Bedside, Back to Meaning in Medicine

Back to Bedside is an ACGME-sponsored program designed to help residents and fellows bring greater meaning to their work, by providing them with a chance to create their own projects that give them opportunities to return to patients’ bedsides in meaningful ways.
February 12, 2019

An insider’s look at the ACGME’s Back to Bedside funding opportunity

Read Part 1 of a two-part series about the ACGME’s Back to Bedside program—a resident/fellow-led initiative designed to foster joy and meaning in work— in Residency Program Alert, a publication by HCPro. The article begins on Page 6 of the PDF.

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