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Background & Introduction

Use the Residency Accreditation Toolkit to get tips, techniques, and tools to help your program meet ACGME accreditation requirements. Streamline processes, train your faculty, empower your residency coordinator, use technology for accreditation support, and create a culture of assessment and performance improvement. 

This toolkit will provide you with:

  • An explanation and rationale for:
    • Residency accreditation requirements and processes
    • Competency-based resident assessment using the ACGME Milestones
  • The critical components of accreditation
  • Steps for maintaining accreditation
  • Tips for developing:
    • Resident assessment tools
    • Resident and faculty scholarly activities
    • Faculty development plans
  • Links to essential references and helpful additional resources.

This guide was developed by an STFM Task Force in 2014 and is maintained and updated by the STFM Graduate Medical Education Committee. The resource includes ready-to-use tools, faculty development goals, and best practices that can be shared between programs. We hope that the toolkit serves you well as you train the future of family medicine.

--STFM Graduate Medical Education Committee

Questions?

Contact Emily Walters at ewalters@stfm.org or 913.800.5677. 

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Events

Deadlines

June 9: Deadline for applications for the CERA Survey of Program Directors

June 16: Proposals Due for the Conference on Medical Student Education

June 17: Last day to apply to be Health Systems Initiative Chair and Assistant Chair

June 22: Deadline to apply for STFM Foundation Student Scholarships

July 6: Deadline to apply for STFM Representative for the Center for the History of Family Medicine

September 25: Nominations Due for STFM CPQI Steering Committee

October 15: Nominations Due for the Advocacy Scholarship for New Faculty