The reporting window for the fall 2017 Milestones will remain open through Friday, January 12, 2018. The window will officially close at 11:59 p.m. C.S.T. on Friday, January 12, 2018, and no submissions will be accepted after that time. Please be sure to submit Milestones assessments online before January 12, 2018.
Surgery Review Committee: A new resource, Criteria for Review and Approval of Interim Program Directors, has been published. It provides information about situations when an interim program director is required if a qualified permanent program director cannot be immediately appointed or if the current program director requires a leave of absence.
The ACGME is initiating a new CME Quality Improvement (QI) Reporting Pilot that will offer CME opportunities for QI projects in which program directors are already engaged with their residents, as well as for any future QI projects within their programs. The focus will be on program directors as the learners, and if the pilot is successful, […]
The Osteopathic Principles Committee has updated the Osteopathic Recognition FAQ document. The Committee added new FAQs covering the following topics: Acceptable qualifications for the leader of osteopathic-focused education in lieu of American Osteopathic Association (AOA) board certification Minimum number of residents waiver Osteopathic-focused faculty evaluations Program director/co-program director/osteopathic-focused track director requirements Summative evaluations Direct questions to Executive Director Tiffany […]
The experiential Leadership Skills Training Programs consist of small-group sessions designed to introduce the essential skills required for rising and current chief residents to develop enhanced self-awareness and learn leadership concepts that increase individual effectiveness in a leadership role. For information and to register, click here.
The proposed revisions to the following Requirements and accompanying Impact Statements, are posted for review and comment. The documents can be viewed here. Family Medicine (Deadline is 12/27/17) Gynecologic Oncology (Deadline is 1/3/2018) Vascular Surgery (Deadline is 12/27/2017)
The ACGME Data Resource Book for Academic Year 2016-2017 is now available on the ACGME Data Resource Book web page. The report includes data and trends on accredited programs and institutions including information on programs with Osteopathic Recognition. A total of 752 programs were newly accredited during the 2016-2017 academic year. The report notes that during […]
The ACGME posted several new educational resources for osteopathic programs applying for ACGME accreditation during the transition to a single GME accreditation system and for the graduate medical education community. These include presentations from the 2017 Annual Educational Conference and Osteopathic Pre-Conference on: AOA Board Certification Update AOA and NRMP Matches AOA and Scholarly Activity […]