New UME Foundational Competencies Website Shares Updates and Collects Community Feedback

A website has been set up to provide information and updates on the Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Competencies initiative. The initiative aims to create a common set of foundational competencies for use in UME programs in the US and improve the transition to graduate medical education.

May 2023

Mercy First in the U.S. to Expand Family Medicine Residency Program to Focus on Obesity

The family medicine residency program at Mercy in St. Louis, Missouri was recently approved by the ACGME for an optional fourth year focusing on leading community efforts in public health care related to obesity and associated conditions.

April 2023

ACGME Hosts Summit on Medical Education in Nutrition

March 12-14 the ACGME hosted a Summit on Medical Education in Nutrition in collaboration with the American Association of Colleges and Osteopathic Medicine and the Association of American Medical Colleges.

March 2023

Program Director Panel Discussion Focuses on Issues Affecting Well-Being

An upcoming panel discussion and listening session, “Program Director Well-Being: Finding a Path Forward,” designed for program directors aims to create a space to share experiences and hear from peers on issues related to programdirector well-being.

February 2023

DeWitt C. Baldwin, Jr. Award Honors Institutions Representing the Finest in Graduate Medical Education

The ACGME, in partnership with the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, is proud to announce the recipients of the DeWitt C. Baldwin, Jr. Award, presented to Sponsoring Institutions.

February 2023

Inaugural National Health Equity Grand Rounds Addresses Root Causes of Health Inequity

February 7 marked the inaugural session of the National Health Equity Grand Rounds. The event, titled “History of Racism in US Health Care: Root Causes of Today’s Hierarchy and Systems of Power,” is the first of four events scheduled for 2023.

February 2023

Pilar Ortega, MD, MGM Joins the ACGME as Vice President, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The ACGME has named Dr. Pilar Ortega as Vice President, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Dr. Ortega will support efforts to address harassment, discrimination, and other forms of mistreatment in the graduate medical education (GME) learning environment; improve retention and well-being for diverse resident and fellow physicians; and disseminate information on diversity, equity, and inclusion activities to the GME community.

January 2023

ACGME Equity Matters Symposium Commemorates Completion of Pilot Learning Communities

The ACGME convened the members of the first ACGME Equity MattersTM Learning Communities last week in Chicago to celebrate the completion of their engagement cycle and share projects developed from the initiative.

December 2022


Susan Holub
Susan Holub
Vice President, Communications

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