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The RTT Collaborative: Giving Voice to Rural GME and Rural Communities

Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 
Presenter: Randall Longenecker, MD

Understanding the unique aspects of accreditation, governance, finance, and community engagement in rural GME is essential to the effective development and sustainability of rural residency programs in any specialty. As Executive Director for the nationwide cooperative of rural programs anchored at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Randall Longenecker brings the expertise of a distributed community of rural tracks and programs in specifically addressing concerns around program design, financial projections, and the unique challenges of accreditation for rural programs.

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Linda Andrews

ACGME Site Visit: Remote Accreditation and Recognition Site Visits

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2020 
Presenter: Linda Andrews, MD

The pandemic has forced the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to change the way it conducts site visits. The ACGME department of field activities has developed a remote accreditation and recognition site visit program, implemented in June 2020. View the webinar to review the key elements of the remote accreditation and recognition site visit program, including similarities and differences between remote and in-person site visits, preparation requirements for remote site visits, and future planning for remote and in-person site visits.

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Lorenzo Pence DO

*Single GME Update: Transition of AOA-approved Programs After June 30, 2020

Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Lorenzo Pence, DO

The five year transition to the single GME accreditation system associated with the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between ACGME, AOA, and AACOM comes to an end on June 30, 2020. This webinar provides an update on the progress of the transition to the single accreditation system, including information on the policies and procedures that will be followed by institutions and programs that have applied for accreditation but have not achieved ACGME accreditation. 

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Lorenzo Pence DO

*The New ACGME Common Program Requirements

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Lorenzo Pence, DO

This webinar provides an overview of the changes to the ACGME Common Program Requirements that become effective July 1, 2019. The webinar reviews the key revisions and timeline for implementation.

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Joanne Baker DO

Clinical Competency Committee: ACGME Requirements and a Case Study of University Residency Programs

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Joanne K. Baker, DO

In this webinar, Joanne K. Baker, DO reviewed the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements for the Clinical Competency Committee (CCC). This presentation included a case review of the CCCs at the nine residency programs at Western Michigan University (WMU) Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine over the last six years.

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Preparing for Your ACGME Institutional Site Visit

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Presenter: Paul Johnson, MFA

This webinar provided practical advice for designated institutional officials, institutional review coordinators, and others regarding the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) institutional site visits. The presentation took a close look at the ACGME institutional requirements and reviewed common approaches to documenting substantial compliance.

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Peer-to-Peer Advice: Moving from Initial to Continued Accreditation for Internal Medicine

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Presenter: Mo Som, DO, MS
This webinar will help assist internal medicine program directors by providing advice to help programs move from initial to continued accreditation. This webinar will explore the do's and don'ts of preparing for the accreditation site visit and outline expectations for program directors, faculty, and residents to collectively prepare for site visit day. View webinar and slides


Peer-to-Peer Advice: Attaining Continued Accreditation in Family Medicine

Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Presenter: Saroj Misra, DO, FACOFP
This 60-minute webinar will focus on finding the "light at the end of the tunnel" that is Continued Accreditation. Dr. Misra will provide information and guidance to assist programs that are currently in initial accreditation status and that will soon begin the continued accreditation review process. The discussion will center around strategies for answering citations, submission of information to Review Committees and future planning for maintenance of accreditation. View webinar and slides

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Navigating the Accreditation Forest: On the CLER Path

Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Presenter: Nicole Qualls, JD, MPH             
The Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) is a component of the ACGME accreditation system. This webinar will describe the CLER program and the goals of the review. Additionally, the discussion will focus on the personnel, resources and information required for a successful CLER site visit. View webinar and slides.


Transitioning Your Traditional Rotating Internship (TRI) to Transitional Year

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Presenter: Cheryl Gross, MA, CAE
This presentation provides an overview of the ACGME Transitional Year program, the application process, and the specialties that utilize the transitional year as the preliminary year. View webinar and slides.