In this issue: Webinar | Updates | Events | Applications | Resources
New ACGME Resources for AOA-Approved Programs
The ACGME is offering new resources for AOA-approved programs transitioning to ACGME accreditation. These include a webinar by Cheryl Gross, MA, CAE, ACGME Executive Director of the Review Committees for Anesthesiology, Radiation Oncology, and Transitional Year. In the webinar, Ms. Gross provides an overview of the ACGME accreditation processes for those applying during the transition to the single GME accreditation System
Dr. Lorenzo Pence, ACGME Senior Vice President, Osteopathic Accreditation offers webinars which discuss the transition of osteopathic programs still in pre-accreditation or continued pre-accreditation after the June 30, 2020 deadline. Dr. Pence also presents on the ACGME's adverse decisions appeal process for programs transitioning to ACGME accreditation. View these resources at Learn at ACGME
Osteopathic Principles Committee Updates Frequently Asked Questions
The Osteopathic Principles Committee (OPC) updated its FAQs addressing topics such as the assessments of Osteopathic Principles and Practice knowledge, faculty development, eligibility or appointment policy and incorporation of Osteopathic Recognition milestones in summative evaluations. Learn more.
ONMM Frequently Asked Questions Updated
The Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Review Committee (ONMM RC) recently updated its FAQ document. This is available on the ONMM Program Requirements and FAQs and Applications page.
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 January 31, 2020. 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 January 31, 2020
|| Osteopathic Recognition
| Total Applications
| Total Initial or Continued Accreditation/Recognition**
* 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, continued accreditation, and continued recognition.
Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators (AOGME) Resources
AOGME Scholarship & Research Series Webinar
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Mark R. Speicher, PhD, MHA & Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten, MSc, MA, PhD
Writing up the results and conclusions of your research can often be the most challenging part of a research project. This session deals with limitations inherent in different study designs, and how these biases impact the conclusions you can draw from your study.
Webinar participants will:
- Learn the construction of results and conclusion sections of posters and research papers
- Understand the biases of common study designs and how these biases can be mitigated
- Learn how to design studies that are less likely to be biased
- Analyze the impact of bias on the conclusions you draw from a study
The webinar recording will be available at www.aacom.org/aogme