Resident program rules see revamp
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted Nov. 22, 2004
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education recently approved major revisions to its program requirements.
New requirements were set for the internal medicine subspecialties of clinical cardiac electrophysiology; critical care medicine; endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism; gastroenterology; hematology and medical oncology; infectious disease; interventional cardiology; medical oncology; nephrology; pulmonary disease; pulmonary disease and critical care medicine; and rheumatology.
Minor changes were made for programs in child and adolescent psychiatry, pediatric radiology and psychiatry.
For more information on these changes, contact the Resident Review Committee for the specific program.
The ACGME Web site (link) has contact information for all RRCs.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2004/11/22/prbf1122.htm.