Annual Educational Conference

May 8, 2023

This week's e-Communication includes information on the upcoming Call for Sessions for the 2024 ACGME Annual Educational Conference; Review and Comment; office hours to discuss the rural data enhancement project; and more.

May 2023

My Conference Experience: Q and A with Sultana Mustafa, EdD, EdM, MA

Dr. Sultana Mustafa serves as the evaluation specialist in the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office at New York-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH). We asked her to share her experience at the 2023 Annual Educational Conference held in Nashville at the end of February.

April 2023

“Do More” – #ACGME2023 President’s Plenary Underscores the Conference Theme of Making a Difference

ACGME President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP called on nearly 4,000 members of the graduate medical education community not only to teach medicine to heal the body, but also to teach how medicine can heal society.

March 2023

#ACGME2023 Session Summary: Closing Plenary – An Interview with Dr. Thomas J. Nasca

The 2023 Annual Educational Conference closed with an interview with Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP, ACGME president and chief executive officer, on his views regarding the future of graduate medical education.

March 2023

Behind the Poster: An Interview with Emily M. Hawes, PharmD

In the poster “Bolstering the Rural Physician Workforce in Underserved Communities: Are Rural Residency Planning and Development Programs Finding the Sweet Spot?” Emily M. Hawes, PharmD and her team used data about existing rural residency programs to identify potential sites for future programs. Dr. Hawes answered our questions on behalf of her team.

March 2023

#ACGME2023 Session Summary: SES002 – Featured Plenary: The NAM Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being

ACGME Chief of Staff and Chief Education Officer Timothy P. Brigham, MDiv, MS, PhD brought together two national leaders in medicine, Victor Dzau, MD, president of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), and Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, US Surgeon General, to discuss the work to develop the NAM National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being.

March 2023

Behind the Poster: An Interview with Shauna Gibbons, MD

In the poster, “Responding to Racism in the Learning Environment,” Shauna Gibbons, MD, explores how providing tools to educators can affect how racism is addressed in the learning environment. Dr. Gibbons answerd our questions on behalf of her team.

March 2023

#ACGME2023 Session Summary: SES001 – Featured Plenary: Roe v. Wade and the Future of GME

In the Featured Plenary “Roe v. Wade and the Future of Graduate Medical Education,” health and legal experts discussed the Dobbs v. Jackson ruling’s ramifications on graduate medical education (GME).

March 2023

Behind the Poster: Q and A with Kelly Maas, MHPE, C-TAGME

In the poster “Stop, Collaborate and Listen: Creating a Culture of Coordinator Collaboration and Mentorship through the Formation of a Subspecialty Organization,” a team of coordinators evaluated the impact of creating a fellowship-specific coordinator organization. Kelly Maas answered our questions on behalf of her team.

March 2023

My Conference Experience: Behind the Scenes with Justin Dreyfuss, MS

Justin Dreyfuss is the Media Communications Manager at the ACGME. At the Annual Educational Conference, he helps cover sessions for the ACGME Blog, live tweets, takes photos during times that the conference’s professional photographer is covering other sessions, sets up interviews and coordinates with the videographer, and gathers the pulse of the conference. We asked him to share his experience.

March 2023