Medical Student meeting with a Virtual Patient

Meaning in Medicine: Virtual Patients

  As the ACGME’s Annual Educational Conference approaches, we are continuing our series of posts in conjunction with the conference’s theme. This year, the theme is “Meaning in Medicine: Compassion and Connection.” Our first post, ‘Meaning in Medicine: Patient Communication,’ covered essential steps physicians can take to ensure patients feel heard during appointments. The post […]

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Doctor practicing good patient communication by being an active listener.

Meaning in Medicine: Patient Communication

  At the end of February, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education is hosting its Annual Educational Conference. The conference will take place in sunny San Diego and is set to have more speakers and informational sessions than in years past. This year’s theme, ‘Meaning in Medicine: Compassion and Connection,’ describes what visitors can […]

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An Overview of ACGME Affiliated Programs

What is the ACGME? The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is a non-profit organization comprised of practicing physicians. The ACGME works to ensure that educational standards for physicians is maintained in areas of higher learning, specifically that of the medical field. The goal behind their work is to ensure that quality medical care […]

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