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.
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.
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.
This week's e-Communication includes details about an extention on the Barbara Ross-Lee, DO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award; a virtual well-being event for program directors on April 11, and more.
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.
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.
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).
This week's e-Communication includes the deadline extension for the Barbara Ross-Lee, DO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award, requirements available for Review and Comment, public member openings on Review Committees and more.
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.
In a Featured Plenary at #ACGME2023 entitled Nutrition and Health: Developing a GME Framework, Kate Sommerfeld, MPA, David Seres, MD, ScM, PNS, FASPEN, and Jaclyn Lewis Albin, MD, CCMS, DipABLM discussed the importance of nutrition and engaging with local populations to improve nutrition education.