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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.

July 8, 2019

The ACGME Commits to Improving Diagnostic Quality and Safety

The ACGME has recently joined the Coalition to Improve Diagnosis, a collaboration with of more than 50 leading health care organizations, focused on ensuring that diagnoses are accurate, communicated, and timely.

April 10, 2019

ACGME Seeks Proposals for Pursuing Excellence Pathway Leaders Patient Safety Collaborative

The ACGME is seeking up to 15 ACGME-accredited Sponsoring Institutions to participate in an 18-month Collaborative to promote transformative improvement in the clinical learning environments of ACGME-accredited Sponsoring Institutions.
Behind the Poster: An Interview with Dr. John Madara
April 2, 2019

Behind the Poster: An Interview with Dr. John Madara

John Madara, MD wanted to find a way to improve incoming residents’ ability to identify and mitigate patient safety hazards, address these hazards through teamwork and collaboration, and report safety events using an online event reporting system. Dr...
Session Summary: Successful Practices for Engaging Residents and Fellows in Patient Safety
April 1, 2019

Session Summary: Successful Practices for Engaging Residents and Fellows in Patient Safety

A panel of institutional representatives and ACGME leaders discussed the successes and challenges of actively involving residents in patient safety improvement as part of the ACGME’s Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments (Pursuing Exc...
#ACGME2019 Day 2 Round-Up
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.

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

Transforming the Clinical Learning Environment: The ACGME’s Commitment to Collaborative Action
February 4, 2019

Transforming the Clinical Learning Environment: The ACGME’s Commitment to Collaborative Action

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve all facets of graduate medical education (GME), the ACGME plays a central role in two efforts with far-reaching importance to clinicians, health care organizations, and patients. Pursuing Excellence and NCICL...
The ACGME's Baldwin Seminar Series and the Power of Interaction
January 17, 2019

The ACGME's Baldwin Seminar Series and the Power of Interaction

Named for ACGME Senior Scholar in Residence and pioneer of interprofessional medical education Dr. DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr., the Baldwin Seminar Series has helped the ACGME shine more focus on innovation, excellence, expanded thinking, and fresh perspec...
New This Year: Meaning in Medicine Featured Speakers
November 8, 2018

New This Year: Meaning in Medicine Featured Speakers

The 2019 Annual Educational Conference will have several new and exciting features to enhance your conference experience and provide growth, learning, and networking at every turn. In an effort to prepare and motivate you as you plan your registratio...
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