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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 […]

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Review Committee Updates

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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.

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Review Committee Updates

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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 […]