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Exploring the ACGME Core Competencies: Practice-Based Learning and Improvement (Part 2 of 7)

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is responsible for instituting educational standards and requirements for Graduate Medical Education (GME) and training programs across the United States. ACGME selected and endorsed a set of six core competencies to help establish the basic skills and attributes that practicing [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-09-21T16:42:09-04:00July 28th, 2016|Learning|3 Comments

New ABIM FasTrack System Goes Live July 2016

In July 2016, new enhancements to the ABIM FasTrack system for recording residents’ competency ratings, which help to determine eligibility for ABIM’s board certification exam, will go live. The ABIM FasTrack system was created at the request of the GME community, and this is the third year that [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2016-06-30T08:00:09-04:00June 30th, 2016|Learning, Residency|Comments Off on New ABIM FasTrack System Goes Live July 2016

NEJM Resident 360: Landmark Articles, Professional Development Advice, and Community

Residency isn’t easy. But it doesn’t have to be quite so hard with NEJM Resident 360. Designed specifically for residents, the latest initiative from NEJM Group gives residents the foundational information, resources, and support they need to approach their rotations — and life as a resident — with [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2016-06-23T09:00:48-04:00June 23rd, 2016|Learning, News, Residency|2 Comments

Exploring the ACGME Core Competencies (Part 1 of 7)

In 1999, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) selected and endorsed a set of competencies to help define the foundational skills every practicing physician should possess. These six ACGME Core Competencies, as they are called, were developed as a way to shape and evaluate the education [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2021-05-18T16:52:45-04:00June 2nd, 2016|Learning|2 Comments

The Era of the Ill-Prepared Medical Student

Editor’s Note: This post was previously published in Insights on Residency Training, which is hosted by the New England Journal of Medicine and NEJM Journal Watch. Ahmad Yousaf, MD, is the 2015-16 Ambulatory Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. What is [...]

By Ahmad Yousaf, MD|2016-05-05T11:18:30-04:00May 5th, 2016|Learning|6 Comments

Overconfidence Bias: Is Online Access Your Cognitive Prosthesis?

Recent research by Yale researchers Matthew Fisher, Mariel Goddu, and Frank Keil, posits that people think they know more than they actually do when they they have access to the internet. In their paper, published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, the researchers conducted a study in which [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2016-04-14T09:00:15-04:00April 14th, 2016|Learning|3 Comments
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