The concept of a Quadruple Aim in healthcare is a much needed extension on the existing Triple Aim. The Quadruple Aim adds provider (residents, faculty, nurses, and others) well-being to the established Triple Aim of Population Health, Experience of Care and Per Capita Cost. We see the ACGME already responding to the fourth aim by making resident and faculty well-being a permanent part of the C ...[Read More]
Throughout the year we will explore quality improvement as our in-depth topic. Join us on a mini-tour of tools, resources and ways to incorporate quality improvement models in everyday GME. Our second installment, of six, is to learn the three main measures used in quality improvement. Structure – the physical piece. This includes facilities and equipment. Process– how things work. This includes ...[Read More]
Come visit us at booth 54, at the ACGME Conference! Stop by and complete our 1 question GME survey, and instantly get a free sample, as well as get entered to win a PassportPLUS for your institution, worth $4,500! We are excited to be here, and can’t wait to meet all of you at our booth! Happy Conferencing!
Throughout the year we will explore quality improvement as our in-depth topic. Join us on a mini-tour of tools, resources and ways to incorporate quality improvement models in everyday GME. Our first installment, of six, is to learn what quality improvement is. Quality improvement, at its foundation, is the analysis of and systematic efforts to improve performance. Approaches used vary; however ...[Read More]
One of the GMEC responsibilities is to review and update GME policies. Take the time to plan out a review schedule for the year to ensure you have looked at all of your in your GMEC throughout the year. Spread them out to reduce burden and start with the easy ones! Remember – not all policies will need updating or major revisions, just noted in your GMEC minutes that you reviewed the policy and ...[Read More]
Happy New Year! As we bring in the New Year, take some time to reflect on your professional accomplishments this past year. Congratulate yourself on the goals you’ve met and explore reasons why you may not have met a goal. Re-evaluate your goals for 2017 and consider completing a personal SWOT analysis. Use your experience completing your self-study SWOT to refine your skills and create your own p ...[Read More]
As the year draws to a close, it’s time to start planning for the next academic year. Be sure to put a review of rotations on your PEC agenda after the first of the year, and as part of that review, use this opportunity to review the resident/fellow feedback on each rotation. You can then use this same data in your Annual Program Evaluation at the close of the academic year. It’s great when a repo ...[Read More]
Have a novel approach to GME? Or an innovative educational process? Check out the ACGME pilot program called Advancing Innovation in Residency Education (AIRE) for further information and proposal instructions.