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ABSTRACT: Variability in Spine Surgery Procedures Performed During Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery Residency Training: An Analysis of ACGME Case Log Data

BACKGROUND: Current spine surgeon training in the United States consists of either an orthopaedic or neurological surgery residency, followed by an optional spine surgery fellowship. Resident spine surgery procedure volume may vary between and within specialties. METHODS: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education surgical case logs for graduating orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery

ABSTRACT: Use of a secure social media platform to facilitate reflection in a residency program

BACKGROUND: Reflective writing is used to promote learning and professional growth in medical education. Sharing reflections with peers and supervisors facilitates feedback that enhances understanding. OBJECTIVE: We explored the feasibility of using a secure social media platform to share reflections and promote reflective discussions in an emergency medicine residency program. METHODS: This was a prospective

ABSTRACT: Worse outcomes for patients undergoing brain tumor and cerebrovascular procedures following the ACGME resident duty-hour restrictions

Object On July 1, 2003, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) implemented duty-hour restrictions for resident physicians due to concerns for patient and resident safety. Though duty-hour restrictions have increased resident quality of life, studies have shown mixed results with respect to patient outcomes. In this study, the

ABSTRACT: Internal medicine rounding practices and the accreditation council for graduate medical education core competencies

BACKGROUND: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has established the requirement for residency programs to assess trainees' competencies in 6 core domains (patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning, interpersonal skills, professionalism, and systems-based practice). As attending rounds serve as a primary means for educating trainees at academic medical centers,

ABSTRACT: Surgical residents’ perceptions of 2011 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hour regulations.

IMPORTANCE: In 2010, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) proposed increased regulation of work hours and supervision for residents. New Common Program requirements that took effect in July 2011 dramatically changed the customary 24-hour in-house call schedule. Surgical residents are more likely to be affected by these duty hour

ABSTRACT: The General Surgery Chief Resident Operative Experience: 23 Years of National ACGME Case Logs.

IMPORTANCE The chief resident (CR) year is a pivotal experience in surgical training. Changes in case volume and diversity may impact the educational quality of this important year. OBJECTIVE To evaluate changes in operative experience for general surgery CRs. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Review of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical

ABSTRACT: Integrating improvement learning into a family medicine residency curriculum.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Knowledge of improvement practices is a critical skill for family medicine residents who will lead patient-centered medical homes. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education includes systems-based practice and improvement knowledge as a core competency for residency education. The objective of this report is to describe the 6-year

MANUSCRIPT: Use of a structured template to facilitate practice-based learning and improvement projects

BACKGROUND: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requires residency programs to meet and demonstrate outcomes across 6 competencies. Measuring residents' competency in practice-based learning and improvement (PBLI) is particularly challenging. PURPOSE: We developed an educational tool to meet ACGME requirements for PBLI. The PBLI template helped programs document quality improvement (QI)

MAUNSCRIPT: The next accreditation system: stakeholder expectations and dialogue with the community

In February 2012, in an article in the New England Journal of Medicine,1 the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education ACGME provided an initial description and the rationale for the Next Accreditation System NAS. We follow up with this piece, which reflects on questions about the NAS, as a starting