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July 24, 2019

With $20M in federal grants, new residency programs will train more doctors for rural areas

FierceHealthcare highlights 27 health care organizations nationwide that will receive federal funding to set up ACGME-accredited residency programs to educate physicians to work in rural areas.

A Skill Worth Learning: Assessment in Graduate Medical Education
July 23, 2019

A Skill Worth Learning: Assessment in Graduate Medical Education

The ACGME's Developing Faculty Competencies in Assessment course in Chicago, as well as a growing number of regional courses based on it, teach practical and effective applications of multiple assessment methods and tools; guidance for creating effec...
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.

Different Ways of Knowing
July 2, 2019

Different Ways of Knowing

Physician educators must explore ways to teach physicians to practice with excellence, compassion, and justice, Dr. Arno K. Kumagai argued at the most recent Baldwin Seminar, the first of the 2019-2020 season. His talk, Reflection, Dialogue and Diffe...
Perspective: On the First Year of Residency
July 1, 2019

Perspective: On the First Year of Residency

Welcome to the new academic year! As thousands of new residents begin their journey toward independent practice this month, we asked Jeff Dewey, MD, former resident member of the Review Committee for Neurology, to reflect on his experiences in reside...
The Value of the Resident Voice: An Interview with the Outgoing Chair of the ACGME Council of Review Committee Residents
June 12, 2019

The Value of the Resident Voice: An Interview with the Outgoing Chair of the ACGME Council of Review Committee Residents

As Dr. Kristy Rialon winds down her tenure as Chair of the ACGME Council of Review Committee Chairs, we sat down to discuss the Council’s role and vision, and the significance of the resident/fellow voice in the work of the ACGME.

June 3, 2019

Tackling Economic, Emotional Toll of Clinician Burnout Critical

Medscape wrote about Ronald A. Paulus, MD's talk at the National Academy of Medicine's Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience, which was hosted by the ACGME this May.

ACGME Hosts Fifth Public Meeting of NAM Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being
May 29, 2019

ACGME Hosts Fifth Public Meeting of NAM Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being

The ACGME today hosted the fifth public meeting of the National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience focused on “Redesigning the Clinical Learning Environment.”

The Science of Compassion
May 28, 2019

The Science of Compassion

Training physicians in the science of compassion not only makes for more caring physicians, it improves their abilities as clinicians and may help prevent burnout, said Dominic O. Vachon, MDiv, PhD during his Baldwin Seminar Series presentation at th...
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