Today ACGME International (ACGME-I) announced James A. Arrighi, MD as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 2021. In this role, Dr. Arrighi will focus on expanding the organization globally, forging partnerships with medical educators, and prioritizing opportunities and educational programs in developing countries with limited resources. Dr. Arrighi’s relationship with ACGME-I and the ACGME is long established, having served five years as Chair of the Medicine-based Review Committee-International and as a member of the ACGME Review Committee for Internal Medicine for seven years.
Dr. Arrighi comes to ACGME-I after 16 years at Lifespan (Rhode Island and Miriam Hospitals) and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he served as program director in cardiology, and, most recently, as professor of medicine, director of graduate medical education, and designated institutional official.
For more information about ACGME-I and the appointment of Dr. Arrighi, visit the ACGME-I website.