The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is responsible for the accreditation of post-MD medical training programs within the United States. Accreditation is accomplished through a peer review process and is based upon established standards and guidelines.
Below are details from the ACGME’s website that may assist you. If there are ACGME resources that you think would be helpful to display on asco.org, please contact ASCO Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Review Committee for Internal Medicine has posted FAQs related to the subspecialty program requirements, which went into effect on July 1, 2012 (September 17, 2012)
- Updated FAQs for the Next Accreditation System (July 25, 2013)
- Key Dates for Phase 1 Specialties (Updated July 25, 2013)
- Announcement From ACGME CEO Dr. Thomas J. Nasca (February 22, 2012)
- ACGME Board Resolution on Professionalism (February 20, 2012)
- Internal Medicine RRC Newsletters
ACGME's Program Requirements
- Current Program Requirements for GME in Internal Medicine (effective July 1, 2009)
- Current Common Program Requirements – Internal Medicine (effective July 1, 2011)
- Current Hematology/Oncology Program Requirements (effective July 1, 2012)
- Current Medical Oncology Program Requirements (effective July 1, 2012)
- Current Pediatric Hematology Oncology Program Requirements (effective July 1, 2009)
- Current Radiation Oncology Program Requirements (effective January 1, 2009)
- The Next Accreditation System (NAS): ACGME's next accreditation system is an outcomes-based accreditation process through which the doctors of tomorrow will be measured for their competency in performing the essential tasks necessary for clinical practice in the 21st century.
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