Partners News

Checked Your Program Requirements Lately?

Have you checked your program requirements lately?  As we have now fully entered the Next Accreditation System many specialties have updated their program requirements effective July 1, 2015.  Take some time to see if your program specialty is one of those so you are working with the most current requirements.  Adding a review of current requirements to your Annual Program Evaluation (APE) will en ...[Read More]

Program Director Requirements for AOA

The ACGME has published a table of program director requirements for AOA programs transitioning to ACGME accreditation. Happily, the majority of programs will accept AOA board certification for program directors.  To see the requirements of your specialty, click here:

Osteopathic Recognition Requirements Posted

Osteopathic recognition requirements and application forms have been posted.  Please view the documents at  Remember, any program may apply for Osteopathic recognition, including existing ACGME accredited residency program and Osteopathic recognition is program specific, not institutio ...[Read More]

Our AHME GME Survey Results

This year at AHME we asked people who visited our booth a one question survey about GME. The question was as follows: “What part of the APE/PEC process is most challenging for you?” We gave participants 3 multiple choice answers, as well as a free response space. The three options were: Lack of Time, Lack of Personnel or Lack of Understanding. As indicated by the chart below, we see th ...[Read More]

We’re at the 2015 AHME Institute!

We’re flying in this morning and are ready to see everyone at our booth today, tomorrow, and Friday! Partners® is exhibiting at the AHME Institute being held at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside, California from May 13-15, 2015. Be sure to stop by our booth and take our One Question GME Survey. For participation in the Survey, you will receive a complimentary Partners® Sample APE Timeline, AND y ...[Read More]


MedEdPORTAL is a collection of articles that “…promotes educational scholarship and collaboration by facilitating the open exchange of peer-reviewed health education teaching and assessment resources.” Search for sample curriculums, quality projects and other aspects of medical education or submit your own research and GME successes! Click here to learn more

Journal of Graduate Medical Education

The Journal of Graduate Medical Education is a free resource for program directors and DIO’s. The JGME is a peer-reviewed journal that focuses on improvement in graduate medical education. It is a must read for anyone involved with GME. For the current issue, and past issues, click here

GME Data Resource Book

Looking for data on residents, residencies and accreditation? The ACGME publishes the Graduate Medical Education Data Resource Book each year that contains valuable information related to all aspects of GME. For the latest copy, as well as previous versions, click here

Specialty Specific AOA Webinars

The ACGME recently published a schedule of specialty specific webinars for AOA programs transitioning to the Single Accreditation System.  Click here for details:

Self-Study Pilot Program

The ACGME has announced a revamped self-study pilot program and is seeking volunteer programs.   Be sure to read this important announcement to see if your program would want to be part of the pilot study. The memorandum is available here:

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