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July 11, 2022

ACGME e-Communication - July 11, 2022

This edition of the e-Communication features a request for feedback from the obstetrics and gynecology GME community, Journal of Graduate Medical Education articles of the week, information on the DEI Officers Forum and more. 

May 24, 2022

A Message from Dr. Thomas J. Nasca

On the eve of the second anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, Dr. Nasca calls on the medical community to "frame this environment of violence as a major public health crisis," and to "work together across health care and with other institutions in our communities to address violence in our society."

Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPGH
May 6, 2022

ACGME Equity Matters Spotlight: Author Dr. Linda Rae Murray

A Q and A with Dr. Linda Rae Murray, an ACGME Equity Matters author presenting The History of Race in Medicine: From Enlightenment to Flexner.

May 2, 2022

Behind the Poster: An Interview with Nancy DeSousa, PhD, MPH

 Dr. Nancy DeSousa and colleagues developed a longitudinal diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) curriculum for pediatrics residents to understand the residents’ experience of microaggressions as part of ongoing efforts to improve the sense of inclusion within the Pediatrics Department. They presented their work in the Poster Hall at the 2022 ACGME Annual Educational Conference, held virtually March 30-April 1, 2022.

April 1, 2022

#ACGME2022 Session Summary: Disabusing Disability and Redefining Race – Intersectionality in GME

The 2022 ACGME Annual Educational Conference concluded with a fascinating, inspiring, and at times surprising Closing Plenary by Dr. OluwaferanmiOkanlami.

April 1, 2022

Session Summary: Marvin R. Dunn Keynote Address with Holly Humphrey, MD, MACP

Dr. Holly Humphrey's Marvin R. Dunn Keynote Address at the 2022 ACGME Annual Educational Conference included humble and heartfelt notes of appreciation and acknowledgement and a call to action to transform GME.

March 31, 2022

ACGME Equity Matters Unveils Resources to Build Equity and Anti-Racism Practices in Graduate Medical Education

After a foundational year of the ACGME Equity MattersTM initiative, the ACGME is proud to unveil self-directed Equity Matters content, a series of learning resources created to supply a continuous learning framework for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work.  

March 28, 2022

#ACGME2022 Session Preview: Converting Data to Information in GME Diversity

Join a discussion with William McDade, MD, PhD; Anita Blanchard, MD; and Donna Lamb, DHSc, MBA, BSN,  to learn about the impact of data to drive diversity within graduate medical education (GME) at the 2022 ACGME Annual Educational Conference.

March 24, 2022

Honoring Excellence: Q and A with Aisha Barber, MD, MEd of Children’s National Hospital

Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC is one of four honorees receiving the ACGME’s Barbara Ross-Lee, DO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award in 2022. Dr. Aisha Barber, who serves as program director of the pediatric residency program and a member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Steering Committee there answered the ACGME’s questions about the outstanding measures this program has taken to foster DEI.

March 22, 2022

ACGME e-Communication - March 22, 2022

This week's e-Communication includes multiple upcoming deadlines for giving the ACGME feedback on a variety of specialty-specific projects, including revisions to Program Requirements, Milestones, and more. Information on the upcoming ACGME Awards nomination deadlines are also in this week's announcements.