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.
Helpful Information & Accreditation
- 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.
- Site Visit FAQ
- Key Dates for Phase 1 Specialties (Updated July 25, 2013)
- Internal Medicine Subspecialty Milestones: This document presents milestones designed for programs to use in semi-annual review of fellow performance and reporting to the ACGME.
- Internal Medicine Subspecialty Reporting Milestones: Frequently Asked Questions
- Internal Medicine Milestones: This document presents milestones designed for programs to use in semi-annual review of resident performance and reporting to the ACGME.
ACGME's Program Requirements
- 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)
- Current Program Requirements for GME in Internal Medicine (effective July 1, 2009; Categorization effective July 1, 2013)
- Current Common Program Requirements – Internal Medicine (effective July 1, 2013)
- Current Hematology/Oncology Program Requirements (effective July 1, 2012; Categorization effective July 1, 2013)
- Current Medical Oncology Program Requirements (effective July 1, 2012; Categorization effective July 1, 2013)
The ACGME's webpage for Internal Medicine Subspecialties has many other resources available online. Please visit the Internal Medicine Page and see the list of "Common Resources" on the right-hand side of the page. Commonly used resourses are also linked below: