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Single GME Accreditation System December 2018 Update

Published by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine December 19, 2018

SAS in Brief

In this issue:  
Webinar  |  Updates  |  Events  |  Applications  |  For Students  |  Resources


Key Updates

ONMM Program Requirement Revisions

The Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Review Committee (ONMM RC) recently posted proposed Program Requirements and accompanying Impact Statements for a review and comment period. The deadline to submit comments is January 23, 2019. Learn more and submit comments.

Applications Update  

Timeline from 2014 beginning to a single GME system in 2020

Status of Applications to the ACGME

Table 1 provides a brief snapshot of the status of ACGME applications through the single accreditation system as of December 19, 2018. The data are pulled from the ACGME Accreditation Data System (ADS) public site. These data only capture applications of programs and institutions through the single accreditation system process and do not include programs that may have been previously ACGME accredited, such as dually-accredited programs.
Table 1. Status of Applications as of December 19, 2018
  Institutional Sponsors Program Osteopathic Recognition
Total Applications 96 702 205*
Total Initial or Continued Accreditation/Recognition** 91 558 185
* Does not include programs that applied and did not receive initial recognition. **Includes programs with continued accreditation without outcomes, and initial accreditation with warning, initial recognition with warning, initial accreditation contingent upon the sponsoring institution, initial accreditation, and continued recognition without outcomes.     


Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators (AOGME) Webinar Series

Distinctive Osteopathic Pediatric Residency Curriculum

This webinar, featuring Kimberly Wolf, DO, will be held on February 6, 2019 at 4:00 PM ET, and will describe the curriculum and components of the Pediatric Residency Program at Nationwide Children's Hospital, the first pediatric program to receive ACGME Osteopathic Recognition. This program integrates Osteopathic Principles and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine throughout its three-year curriculum and integrates osteopathic research to produce practicing osteopathic physicians. Learn more and register today.

Recording Available: Osteopathic Recognition: Application & ADS Updates

This webinar, featuring Tiffany Moss, MBA, Executive Director, Osteopathic Accreditation, ACGME, held on October 11, reviewed updates to the osteopathic recognition application and to the information collected in the ACGME ADS for programs with Osteopathic Recognition. Common Osteopathic Recognition citations and best practices were reviewed for programs applying for and with Osteopathic Recognition. This webinar, along with other resources from the Osteopathic Principles Committee are now available on the Osteopathic Recognition section of the ACGME website. View the webinar and additional ACGME resources

View other on-demand webinars online.

Follow #singleGME on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on the transition. See AACOM's Single GME Accreditation System for more SAS information and resources.