The New York State Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME), which comprises leaders from the State’s medical education community, recently convened a plenary session to discuss medical education initiatives affecting the State’s teaching hospitals. COGME makes medical education and training policy recommendations to the New York State Department of Health (DOH). During the panel discussion, GNYHA, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Mount Sinai Health System, Northwell Health, and New York-Presbyterian Hospital discussed GME’s role during the COVID-19 response last spring and how it will change in response efforts moving forward. During a panel discussion, Council members and attendees also shared ideas for including residents in flexible staffing structures that could be implemented to respond to COVID-19 surges. DOH staff reviewed the Governor’s proposed budget provisions related to GME and discussed plans for future COGME meetings.
GNYHA Participates in State COGME Plenary on GME in the COVID-19 Response
February 1, 2021
GAO Releases Report on GME Programs Following Single Accreditation System
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report on changes in graduate medical education (GME) programs across the nation due to the transition to the single accreditation system by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and American Osteopathic Association (AOA). This transition took place from 2014 to 2020 following agreement by both...
April 15, 2021
GNYHA Resource for Designated Institutional Officials
GNYHA is pleased to share the attached resource, ACGME DIO Role, Responsibilities, and Expectations, which institutions can use and adapt as needed. GNYHA has been working with members and their designated institutional officials (DIOs) for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to develop this resource to help better define the DIO’s role and...
April 13, 2021
GNYHA Engages ACGME on Emergency Categorization
GNYHA continues to engage with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) on certain requirements for institutions to remain in emergency categorization beyond 60 days within a single academic year. While the ACGME permits sponsoring institutions some flexibility while maintaining accreditation for educational disruptions resulting from COVID-19 response efforts, institutions that require emergency categorization...
January 29, 2021