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Milestone News Seeking Volunteers for Work Groups

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The ACGME is beginning work on Milestones 2.0, and is assembling Work Groups to review the current Milestones to determine what, if any, changes need to be made by specialty. Nominees must be proficient in one or more of the Competencies and be familiar with the Milestones, and they do not need to be physicians. Volunteers are currently […]

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Self-Study and 10-Year Accreditation Site Visit Update – Clarifying the time lag between the Self-Study and the 10-Year Accreditation Site Visit

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The 10-Year Accreditation Site Visits will be scheduled between 18 and 24 months following a program’s Self-Study submission. The date for the 10-Year Site Visit indicated in the Accreditation Data System (ADS) is the earliest possible date, not the actual, scheduled date of the visit. The majority of programs will have closer to a 24-month […]

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Review Committee News/Notices: Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Review Committee

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Frequently Asked Questions Document Updated The Review Committee has updated its FAQs document, accessible from the Program Requirements and FAQs and Applications page of the  Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine section of the ACGME website. The committee added new FAQs or updated existing FAQs on the following topics: Academic medicine experiences; Continuity of care clinic location(s); Designated patients; Quality metrics and […]

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New Comprehensive Physician Well-Being Tools and Resources Page Launched

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The ACGME has launched a comprehensive Tools and Resources page for institutions, programs, trainees, and faculty members to support and promote well-being and wellness in the clinical learning environment. These resources  support the elements of Section VI of the Common Program Requirements, which emphasize psychological, emotional, and physical well-being as critical to the development of practicing physicians. Program […]

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ACGME Common Program Requirements Proposed Revisions

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On February 6, 2018, the ACGME posted proposed revisions to the ACGME common program requirements Sections I-V. These proposed revisions are open for public comment until March 22, 2018. Among the proposed changes is the formal recognition of AOA board certification as an acceptable credential for program directors and faculty. View proposed revisions and impact […]

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Developing Excellent Physicians through Effective Programs of Assessment: A Pilot Course for Designated Institutional Officials

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May 9 – May 11, 2018 Chicago, IL This interactive course will focus on programmatic assessment in the Milestones era, effective approaches to work-based assessment, practical strategies for faculty development, and the DIO role in supporting Clinical Competency Committees. Restricted to 30 participants, up to four key members of the DIO team who have important […]

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ACGME Review Committee News/Notices 

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The following Review Committees have added meeting dates and agenda closing dates for 2019, as follows:   Neurological Surgery Review Committee – Meeting dates and agenda closing dates for 2019, click here. Orthopaedic Surgery Review Committee – Meeting dates and agenda closing dates for 2019, click here. Otolaryngology Review Committee – Meeting dates and agenda closing dates for 2019, click here. […]

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ACGME CLER Blackout Dates 

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The CLER Program offers a time-limited feature in ADS  allowing Sponsoring Institutions to submit up to 15 full blackout weeks every year. Blackout weeks are intended to cover dates during which institutional leadership and staff members may not be available due to retreats, religious holidays, local holidays, board meetings, etc. The remaining windows to request blackout […]