Archives February 2018 - Partners in Medical Education, Inc.

ACGME Data Resource Book – Part 1

A great item to have in your GME resource arsenal is the ACGME Data Resource Book.  Published annually, this reference contains an extraordinary amount of information related to GME including program, institution and resident characteristics, program activities, recruitment statistics and more.  Throughout the year we will take a look at specific sections to understand the benefit and value of the ...[Read More]

Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request

The administration released requests for the fiscal year 2019 federal budget.  For 2019, GME funding has been addressed, and not in a good way.  The budget request is proposing a different system for GME funding based on “…hospitals that are committed to building a strong medical workforce”.  What this means is anyone’s guess, and of course, this is still in the early phase and is just a proposal; ...[Read More]

Process for Submitting CLER Blackout Weeks

Process for Submitting CLER Blackout Weeks — Five Weeks; Submitted Three Times Per Year. See the link for some important guidelines regarding submitting CLER Blackout dates! The first opportunity to schedule your CLER Blackout dates starts March 1st. http://www.acgme.org/What-We-Do/Initiatives/Clinical-Learning-Environment-Review-CLER/Site-Visit-CLER.

First year residents and EPA’s

A new, peer-reviewed, open access journal dedicated to medical education has just released its inaugural issue.  The Journal of Regional Medical Campuses(JRMC) provides articles on the benefits and challenges of regional medical campuses and their institutions.  Remember how medical school EPA’s were to be the key to assuring all entering residents were on the same page?  After a few years of use, ...[Read More]

Revised CPR’s Available For Review and Comment

The ACGME has published proposed Common Program Requirements for residency and fellowship on its website. Click here for proposed revisions, rationale behind the revisions, impact statements and comment form.  Comments are due by March 22, 2018.

Healthcare Disparities

Healthcare disparities have been studied since the early days of medicine, and continue to this day.   Often thought of as only a problem of the poor, healthcare disparities encompass much more than just level of income and affect all of us in some way.  Join us on February 8, 2018 for a webinar on Healthcare Disparities in GME Institutions to discover the link between GME and Healthcare Dispariti ...[Read More]

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