Residency Accreditation Toolkit

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Toolkit Topics

Click on each of the topics below to find the section that fits your accreditation or resident assessment needs.

  1. Accreditation Overview – Who Is the ACGME?
    • Review Committee for Family Medicine
    • Accreditation Data System (ADS) and the Next Accreditation System (NAS)
  1. Institutional Requirements
    • Institutional Requirements overview and the Designated Institutional Official (DIO)
    • Institutional Accreditation
    • Annual Review
    • CLER Review
    • Periodic Review
  1. Program Requirements for Family Medicine
    • Requirements Overview
    • FAQ
    • Highlights
  1. Initial Accreditation Process
    • New Program Application
    • Initial Site Visit
    • 2-year Follow-up Site Visit
    • Response to Citations
  1. Accreditation Maintenance
    • Annual Evaluation and Documentation Overall Schedule
    • Annual Update in ADS
    • Resident and Faculty Annual Surveys
    • The Clinical Competency Committee (CCC)
    • Program Evaluation Committee (PEC)
    • 10-year Site Visit and Self-Study
  1. The ACGME Milestones and Competency-Based Resident Evaluation
    • Rationale and Development
    • Creating Milestone-based Evaluations
    • Mapping Evaluations to Milestones
    • Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs)
  1. The American Board of Family Medicine
    • Resident Requirements for Board Certification
    • The In-Training Examination (ITE)
  1. Faculty Development

  2. The Non-Clinical Curriculum
    • Overview of Requirements and Options
    • Resources

  3. Resident and Faculty Scholarly Activities

  4. Osteopathic Recognition and the Single Accreditation System

  5. AAFP Resources
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