Read about the ACGME's Medically Underserved Areas/Populations and GME efforts, and how to learn more and connect with staff members at the 2022 Annual Educational Conference and beyond.
This week's e-Communication includes information on the DEI Officers Forum, Review and Comment, calls for resident and public Review and Recognition Committee members, the Rural Track Designation Program, and Milestones news.
This week's e-Communication includes information on ACGME Equity MattersTM, Review and Comment, the Rural Track Designation Program, and Milestones Quality Assurance.
In the poster, Addressing Physician Shortage in Medically Underserved Areas through a Rural Residency Program Collaboration, Dr. Douglas Nolan explored how osteopathic physician residents may be able to bridge that gap in care as they complete their education.
The ACGME has released a statement opposing the Presidential Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping issued September 22, 2020. The ACGME will continue to enforce and enhance its requirements to promote safe and inclusive clinical and work environments in institutions to ensure delivery of high-quality care to the patients and communities they serve.
The ACGME responded to a letter from the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, updating the committee on the steps the ACGME is taking to address racial health inequities in the United States.
FierceHealthcare highlights 27 health care organizations nationwide that will receive federal funding to set up ACGME-accredited residency programs to educate physicians to work in rural areas.
Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, MBA, MMSc, MACP, the director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), presented NIDDK Initiatives to Eliminate Health Disparities and Train a Diverse Workforce as one of the Annual Educational Conference’s three featured sessions on Friday, March 8.
Health provider shortage areas, comprised of urban and rural regions with high populations of people struggling with multi-morbidity and poverty, often have a challenge with physician recruitment. Dr. Meaghan Ruddy, vice president for Academic Affairs and director of Medical Education for The Wright Center for GME in Scranton, Pennsylvania, describes how a teaching health center family medicine program operationalized as a graduate medical education safety-net consortium.