Diversity, equity, and inclusion have become a strong point of discussion for the ACGME in the past years.
Birth Rates and their Affect on OB/GYN, Pediatrics, and Family Medicine Programs and Managing Resources in Times of Shortage
How will the declining or changing birth rates affect specialty GME programs associated with childbirth or the youth?
Recent regulatory changes in healthcare legislation of the past few years, and HR 133, provide rural teaching hospitals unprecedented pathways to ease the shortages they face.
Having celebrated my eighth year at Germane Solutions, I have been asked by others (and even myself) to reflect on my time being here--whether it be a simple congratulations and “How do you feel?” to an in-depth, substantive talk with a colleague.
The second quarter of 2021 was a busy period at the federal level for Graduate Medical Education with two large updates coming from CMS and the Supreme Court.
ACGME has revised several specialty requirements for the upcoming 2021 year. Both the Pediatrics and Pediatrics Critical Care Medicine Program Requirements go into effect on July 1, 2021.
ACGME has revised several specialty requirements for the upcoming 2022 year, focusing on major specialties as well as selected areas in subspecialties. In this month’s News Alert, we will highlight the proposed changes for the Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation and Psychiatry specialties.
In tandem with previous articles focused on legislative pursuits to combat the physician shortage such as the different iterations of the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Acts and the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (HR 133), are the different ways states and the federal government have begun addressing the physician shortage.
Through our investigation, we learned the 2021 RPSRA is around the tenth Congressional attempt since 2007 to provide cap relief. Not only that, but each attempt was similar in nature: it is introduced with bipartisan support after a Congressional election year and, after a few news cycles later dies in a committee. The ten RPSRA iterations universally propose adding 15,000 residency slots over five...
ACGME has revised several specialty requirements for the upcoming 2021 year, focusing on major specialties as well as selected areas in subspecialties. In this month’s News Alert, we will highlight the most significant changes for Internal Medicine (IM)
Any institution making an effort to improve professional standards to promote inclusion and acceptance must provide proper training and education to faculty, leadership, and learners to ensure their understanding of updated professionalism standards should be specifically applied to discrimination, exclusion, and harassment of underrepresented persons. Ensuring this language is explicit and clearly...
The 2021 NRMP MATCH was indeed historical. Ambiguity surrounded both Programs and prospective residents at the onset of the recruitment cycle. Would prospective residents capitalize on an extended budget from reduced travel to overapply to programs? Would programs interview significantly more candidates?
America’s educational leaders have grown accustomed to supplementing classrooms with technological modules, interactive platforms, and other remote learning activities. Online learning in higher education has also flourished with the evolution of the internet; however, when it comes to undergraduate and graduate medical education, students had not experienced remote learning until COVID-19.