Patient Safety

Session Summary: Successful Practices for Engaging Residents and Fellows in Patient Safety

A panel of institutional representatives and ACGME leaders discussed the successes and challenges of actively involving residents in patient safety improvement as part of the ACGME’s Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments (Pursuing Excellence) initiative. The panel convened at a sunset session at the 2019 ACGME Annual Educational Conference.

April 2019

#ACGME2019 Day 2 Round-Up

On this first full day of the ACGME Annual Educational Conference, attendees were encouraged to “reignite the fire” of passion that drives them to work in graduate medical education, and to rediscover their meaning in medicine.

March 2019

ACGME Statement about iCOMPARE study results

The ACGME welcomes the publication of the two iCOMPARE papers in the New England Journal of Medicine

March 2019

Transforming the Clinical Learning Environment: The ACGME’s Commitment to Collaborative Action

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve all facets of graduate medical education (GME), the ACGME plays a central role in two efforts with far-reaching importance to clinicians, health care organizations, and patients. Pursuing Excellence and NCICLE made substantial progress in 2018, and are poised to continue to contribute to health care excellence in 2019.
February 2019

The ACGME's Baldwin Seminar Series and the Power of Interaction

Named for ACGME Senior Scholar in Residence and pioneer of interprofessional medical education Dr. DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr., the Baldwin Seminar Series has helped the ACGME shine more focus on innovation, excellence, expanded thinking, and fresh perspectives in graduate medical education.

January 2019
DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr., MD

New This Year: Meaning in Medicine Featured Speakers

The 2019 Annual Educational Conference will have several new and exciting features to enhance your conference experience and provide growth, learning, and networking at every turn. In an effort to prepare and motivate you as you plan your registration and conference schedule, we’re launching a series, New This Year, through which we will share updates and new opportunities you can expect when you join us in Orlando in March!
November 2018
Darrell G. Kirch, MD

ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca Named Co-lead of NAM Opioid Collaborative Working Group

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced that ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP has been named co-lead of the NAM Action Collaborative on Countering the US Opioid Epidemic health professional education and training working group.

October 2018

The ACGME Releases CLER National Report of Findings 2018

This second report provides insight into changing clinical learning environments, and shows improvements in resident and fellow engagement in patient safety. The first report was released in 2016.

August 2018

ACGME Seeks Proposals for Institutions to Join Collaborative Focused on Quality Improvement and Health Care Disparities

In this second in a series of collaboratives, participating teams will develop and test new models that equip learners with the skills they need to better engage in systems-based approaches to delivering high-quality care.

August 2018

The ACGME Joins National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Countering the US Opioid Epidemic

The collaborative was launched in recognition of the need for a national coordinated and collective response to the epidemic of opioid addiction in the US. ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP will serve on the Steering Committee.

July 2018