Partners News

Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments

The ACGME is seeking institutions that wish to participate in its new Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments initiative.  This is a fabulous opportunity to be an innovator, leader or a learner in the clinical learning environment.   But hurry…the deadline is December 15, 2015.  Further information may be found here: ...[Read More]

CLER Visit in 2016?

Anticipating a CLER visit in 2016?  The ACGME now gives DIO’s three opportunities to schedule black-out dates throughout the year.  The deadline for first quarter 2016 is November 30, 2015.  Click here for instructions

AAMC Enhanced Website

The AAMC recently released an updated and enhanced student and resident web site for information related to all stages of medical education.  From pre-med through residency and fellowship, the site serves as a primary source of information in any stage of a career as a physician.

ACGME Annual Report

The ACGME Annual Report for 2014-15 has been posted at  This is a concise summary of what has happened at the ACGME the past year and is a great source of information about the state of GME programs in the U.S. and internationally along with some behind the scenes  activities at the ACGME.

First Year – DONE!

We’ve made it through the first year of NAS for institutions. Congratulations! As a reminder, official Annual Institutional Review’s (AIR) should be in process or close to completion reflecting on the past academic year. Also, don’t forget the written executive summary for your governing body. Need some help getting started? Check out Partners AIR webinar on demand!

Right Around the Corner!

Recruitment is right around the corner! Now is a great time to review your recruitment materials and make any updates. If you are a new program, look to your GME office for materials and other recruitment goodies.

New Programs Expected to be Accredited

OB/GYN fellowships, (gynecologic oncology (GYN ONC), maternal-fetal medicine (MFM), and reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI), are expected to begin to be accredited by ACGME in 2016. If you currently sponsor a program in these fields, be sure to keep up on the latest news by visiting the ACGME website and the ABOG web site. This is a big change for these programs, as they will now fall ...[Read More]

Nominations for New ACGME Task Force

ACGME is calling for nominations to a new task force that is being created to look at the state of Sponsoring Institutions in 2025.  This is an excellent opportunity for you to get involved in shaping the future of GME.  For further information and nomination forms, please visit ...[Read More]

Looking for Summer Reading?

Looking for some summer reading to occupy the last lazy days of summer?  Look no further than the Journal of Graduate Medical Education. An often forgotten resource that is provided, at no cost, to accredited programs and institutions, this peer-reviewed journal contains articles that are specific to running, maintaining and enhancing graduate medical residency programs. Make sure to add this jour ...[Read More]

Blackout Dates for CLER Visits

As the ACGME has geared up to begin CLER visits to Single and Small Program Sponsoring Institutions this fall, the ACGME is offering the opportunity for these SI’s to black out up to four dates from now through Dec. 31 that the CLER schedulers should avoid. You must submit your dates by August 31 in order to be considered. NOTE: This is ONLY for Single and Small Program Sponsoring Institutions. Co ...[Read More]

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