GME Blog

Best Practices for APE

Using the APE to highlight successes as well as determine program needs If we only focus on the weaknesses and challenges during the APE process, this process will become something that everyone dreads. It’s important to celebrate successes during the APE. Involving the entire program (residents, faculty, staff, other departments) Use the APE to bring some unity to the entire program. When you hav ...[Read More]

Wondering what is all involved in AOA to ACGME Single Accreditation?

Partners in Medical Education Inc has been working side-by-side with institutions and program to achieve their highest ACGME accreditation potential for our 20 years. We have expert field tested education, and reputable consultants to hold your hand along the journey. Below is a roadmap / infographic that briefly outlines the transition process. Download PDF version HERE!

It’s Policy Update Time!

Common Program Requirements, section VI, went into effect on July 1, 2017. Have you updated your policies to reflect the changes? Have your programs updated their policies? Now is the perfect time to map out policy updates and GMEC approval over the next few months.

Need More Joy in Work?

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement recently published a white paper titled IHI Framework for Improving Joy in Work. Geared towards addressing burnout and the affect burnout has on work place systems, the white paper provides a framework for increasing joy in the workplace, sample protocols to try and a survey instrument to measure the effect. Click here for access to the article. Perlo, J., ...[Read More]

Looking for some funds for a resident project?

Looking for some funds for a resident project? Check out the ACGME’s latest initiative Back to Bedside. Designed for a resident led team project that showcases an innovative approach to combating burnout through what they love and care about in medicine. For application, focus areas and background information, visit the Back to Bedside website. Hurry…proposals are due August 5, 2017.

ACGME has released Causes of Death of Residents in ACGME-Accredited Programs 2000 through 2014

The much anticipated article, Causes of Death of Residents in ACGME-Accredited Programs 2000 through 2014: Implications for the Learning Environment, by Yaghmour, has been published online by Academic Medicine. To further support the importance of physician well-being, Dr. Nasca, CEO of ACGME, has written an open letter to the GME community. Click here for article. Click here for Dr. Nasca letter ...[Read More]

Our 2017 Summer / Fall Education Schedule is HERE!

We have finalized our schedule for the second half of 2017, and we can’t wait for you to see it! There are tons of great new topics, including plenty to help you and your institution with GMEC Program Oversight, The Millennial Learner, APE for New Programs & AOA Transitional Programs

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