USC's Accreditation Revoked for their Cardio Fellowship
THIS IS IMPORTANT! The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education formally notified USC and Los Angeles County this week that their jointly run fellowship program will lose its accreditation next year, effectively shutting it down. -USC's Accreditation Revoked for their Cardio Fellowship- Why??? Because the behavior of medical professionals matters. Where did USC go wrong??? ..A medical resident had accused a fellow in the program of sexual assault and alleged officials didn’t... USC's Accreditation Revoked for their Cardio Fellowship (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: DrStephenStrange Tags: Medical Students - DO Source Type: forums

Four students lose their general surgery residency spots
Bakersfield, Calif.-based Kern Medical CEO Russell Judd said April 12 the hospital will suspend its surgery residency program June 30 after the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education stripped the program of its accreditation status, according to Bakersfield.com. There are currently 13 residents enrolled in Kern Medical's surgery residency program, according to ACGME records cited by Bakersfield.com. Mr. Judd told the publication five residents will graduate before the program... Four students lose their general surgery residency spots (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 12, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: jkdoctor Source Type: forums

New Medicare LCD for facets
Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and National Uniform Billing Committee (NUBC) Licenses My favorite part- nurse weekend courses equal to residency Acceptable training or certification may be evidenced by any one of the following means: Satisfactory completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA)... New Medicare LCD for facets (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: nvrsumr Source Type: forums

What are ACGME work hour rules?
I'm an FM PGY-2 and am trying to moonlight but don't know what the work hour rules are. I went to Wikipedia (btw, thank you very much for helping me get through college and med school. I know all the old farts are suffering MIs but it worked for me) and couldn't get an answer: Starting in 2003, with revisions in 2011,[34] regulations from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education capped the work-week at 80 hours. Shifts are capped (with limited exceptions) at a...‚Äč What are ACGME work hour rules? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: A_hominid Source Type: forums

All Things ACGME/AOA Merger
There are many questions and concerns regarding the AOA and ACGME merger. Please use the information compiled below to gain a solid understanding of what is occurring and what the overall process is before creating a "merger" thread. I have provided links to many documents and websites that further expand on the information given below. ---- Definitions ACGME: Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. This group governed residency programs, in general, from hospitals affiliated... All Things ACGME/AOA Merger (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 26, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: AlteredScale Source Type: forums

No More 16 Hour Cap for Interns
Good news for those of us starting residency this July. Source: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/877057 "Residency programs can increase shift hours for first-year trainees beginning this July from 16 to 24, with an extra 4 hours to manage patient hand-offs, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) announced today. As a result, first-year residents can have shifts as long as more senior residents. However, the maximum number of hours that any resident... No More 16 Hour Cap for Interns (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: sinombre Source Type: forums

Longer Shifts for First-Year Residents to Start in July
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/877057 "Residency programs can increase shift hours for first-year trainees beginning this July from 16 to 24, with an extra 4 hours to manage patient hand-offs, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) announced today. As a result, first-year residents can have shifts as long as more senior residents. However, the maximum number of hours that any resident can log per week remains at 80." Came out an hour ago. Looks... Longer Shifts for First-Year Residents to Start in July (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 10, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: BurghStudent Source Type: forums

"Let First-Year Residents Work Longer Shifts, ACGME Proposes"
Any thoughts? http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/871432 "First-year residents would no longer be limited to 16-hour shifts during the 2017-2018 academic year under a controversial proposal released today by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Instead, individual residency programs could assign first-year trainees to shifts as long as 28 hours, the current limit for all other residents. The 28-hour maximum includes 4 transitional hours that's... "Let First-Year Residents Work Longer Shifts, ACGME Proposes" (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 6, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Statemed Source Type: forums

Under Represented Minorities in Radiology (including women)
Despite how awesome radiology is, there is a definite disparity in diversity when compared to other medical specialties. Here is one of my favorite quotes on the subject of diversity in radiology by Dr. Lightfoote and colleagues ..." There is a disconnect between vocal support and quantifiable results,” wrote Lightfoote and colleagues. Of the top 20 largest Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) training programs, diagnostic radiology ranks ninth in total resident... Under Represented Minorities in Radiology (including women) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 13, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: bbfthegirl Source Type: forums

NP push for access to residencies amid DO residency influx
Dayton, Ohio · One of the largest nurse organizations is trying to change the way some nurses receive their clinical training by allowing them to participate in residencies now used by physicians. Proponents say this would allow nurses to expand their training and become more widely recognized as the medical providers they are. Currently only physicians are allowed to participate in on of the 9,500+ residencies accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education... NP push for access to residencies amid DO residency influx (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 3, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Oo Cipher oO Source Type: forums