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Review and Comment

The ACGME invites comments from the community of interest regarding the proposed requirements listed below.

As part of the ongoing effort to encourage the participation of the graduate medical education community in the process of revising requirements, the ACGME may publish some or all of the comments it receives on the ACGME website. By submitting your comments, the ACGME will consider your consent granted. If you or your organization does not consent, please indicate such in your comments directly, or in the space provided on the Comment Form (below).

Specialty- and Subspecialty-Specific Program Requirements

For specialty/subspecialty requirements, Review Committees are not permitted to alter Common Program Requirement language, which appears in bold font. Therefore, comments are invited only on requirements not in bold font.

For focused revisions, only the section(s) of the requirements being revised will be open for review and comment.

Comments must be submitted electronically, using the form below, to the respective specialty mailbox indicated by the date indicated. Any responses that do not address the requested information, or which are submitted in a format other than indicated, may or may not be considered, at the discretion of the Review Committee.

Requirement Review and Approval Process

For details and policies regarding the ACGME process for review and approval of requirements, see Section 10.00 of the ACGME Manual of Policies and Procedures.

Specialty Type of Revision Requirements / Impact Statement Comment Submission Comment Deadline Status
Specialty
Emergency Medical Services
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to em@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
October 2, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Medical Toxicology
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to em@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
October 2, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to em@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
October 2, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Sports Medicine
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to familymedicine@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
October 2, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Osteopathic Recognition
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Recognition Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to opc@acgme.org using the Recognition Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
October 2, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Diagnostic Radiology
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to dr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Interventional Radiology
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to dr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to em@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Nuclear Medicine
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to nmreviews@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to commentsimpr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to commentsimpr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to commentsimpr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to commentsimpr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Critical Care Medicine
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to commentsimpr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to commentsimpr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Infectious Disease
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to commentsimpr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Interventional Cardiology
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to commentsimpr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to commentsimpr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Rheumatology
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to commentsimpr@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 25, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Clinical Biochemical Genetics
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to medicalgenetics@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 18, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Laboratory Genetics and Genomics
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to medicalgenetics@acgme.org using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 18, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Type of Revision
Major
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to PhysicalMedicineand
Rehabilitation@acgme.org
using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 18, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to PhysicalMedicineand
Rehabilitation@acgme.org
using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 18, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Brain Injury Medicine
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to PhysicalMedicineand
Rehabilitation@acgme.org
using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 18, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
Type of Revision
Major
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission

Submit comments to PhysicalMedicineand
Rehabilitation@acgme.org
using the Review and Comment Form

Comment Deadline
September 18, 2019
Status
Open for Comment
Specialty
Complex General Surgical Oncology
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission
Comment period has ended.
Comment Deadline
July 17, 2019
Status
Closed for Comment / Awaiting Board Approval
Specialty
Medical Biochemical Genetics
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission
Comment period has ended.
Comment Deadline
July 11, 2019
Status
Closed for Comment / Awaiting Board Approval
Specialty
Neurology
Type of Revision
Major
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission
Comment period has ended.
Comment Deadline
July 11, 2019
Status
Closed for Comment / Awaiting Board Approval
Specialty
Dermatopathology
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission
Comment period has ended.
Comment Deadline
July 11, 2019
Status
Closed for Comment / Awaiting Board Approval
Specialty
Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission
Comment period has ended.
Comment Deadline
July 11, 2019
Status
Closed for Comment / Awaiting Board Approval
Specialty
Congenital Cardiac Surgery
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission
Comment period has ended.
Comment Deadline
June 26, 2019
Status
Closed for Comment / Awaiting Board Approval
Specialty
Preventive Medicine
Type of Revision
Major
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission
Comment period has ended.
Comment Deadline
May 22, 2019
Status
Closed for Comment / Awaiting Board Approval
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Type of Revision
Focused
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission
Comment period has ended.
Comment Deadline
May 15, 2019
Status
Closed for Comment / Awaiting Board Approval
Specialty
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Type of Revision
New
Requirements / Impact Statement
Program Requirements
Impact Statement
Comment Submission
Comment period has ended.
Comment Deadline
April 10, 2019
Status
Closed for Comment / Awaiting Board Approval

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