EIN 36-3698130

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

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ACGME accredits and improves residency and fellowship education to enhance healthcare and population health through advanced accreditation initiatives.
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Program areas at Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

The acgme accredits sponsoring institutions and residency and fellowship programs, confers recognition on additional program formats or components, and dedicates resources to initiatives addressing areas of import in Graduate Medical Education. This function includes setting and monitoring the professional Education standards essential for preparing physicians to deliver safe, high-quality care to all americans. Requirements are set, and compliance with those requirements is assessed, by 29 specialty-specific review committees made up of volunteer physician experts in the field, including residents/fellows, as well as public representatives.accreditation review occurs annually and includes consideration of several critical elements for every institution and program, including annual data updates (maintained through the acgme's Accreditation data system) of statistical and narrative information, annual surveys of both residents/fellows and faculty members, and resident/fellow case logs. Periodic local site visits are conducted at different intervals, depending on Accreditation status, by acgme field representatives. The applicable acgme review committee reviews all of this and other information, including progress reports if necessary, to determine an institution's or program's compliance with the applicable institutional, common, and/or specialty-specific program requirements to make a determination of Accreditation status.
The acgme does not provide consulting services in the united states. Outside the u.s., acgme global services offers customized advisory services to help governments and institutions optimize their postgraduate Medical Education (pgme) to deliver better health outcomes and safety to their populations. Clients may include ministries of health or equivalent governmental organizations, regional organizations involved with health professional Education, and hospitals or hospital groups interested in starting pgme programs.the acgme assists its global clients develop pgme standards and systems to evaluate and accredit programs and their sponsoring institutions against these standards which are consistent with international best practices. It also provides infrastructure support to national and regional pgme Accreditation organizations, including data collection, management, and analysis, provides training programs for standards developers, program evaluators and accreditors, site visitors, and pgme faculty members, assist potential training centers prepare to host pgme programs, and conducts seminars on the latest developments in pgme.
The acgme holds an annual educational conference for the Graduate Medical Education (gme) community. The conference provides the unique opportunity for members of the broad gme community to gain knowledge, exchange ideas, and network. Attendees include designated institutional officials, program directors, institutional and program coordinators, faculty members, other specialists and administrators, residents and fellows, and representation from both the allopathic and osteopathic Medical communities, as well as international gme. The three-and-a-half day conference features over 150 pre-conference courses/workshops, conference sessions, keynote speakers, and exhibitors. The acgme also sponsors and hosts numerous other educational programs and workshops throughout the year on a broad range of topics customized to the needs of the gme community at-large.

Grants made by Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Indiana UniversityThird Trial Grant$1,500,000
National Academy of SciencesAction Collaborative on Clinician Resilience and Well-Being$250,000
National Academy of SciencesGrant for Countering Opioid Epidemic$150,000
...and 6 more grants made

Who funds Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Acgme InternationalGeneral Operations$70,333
The Samueli FoundationHealth$25,000

Personnel at Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

James A. ArrighiPresident and Chief Executive Officer , Acgme International
Thomas J. NascaPresident and Chief Executive Officer , Acgme$1,643,026
John OgunkeyeAssistant Treasurer and Cfao$924,625
John R. CombesChief Communications and Public Policy Officer$608,204
Bruce A. MetzChief Information Officer
...and 25 more key personnel

Financials for Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$256,172
Program services$71,931,452
Investment income and dividends$254,436
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$732,678
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$395,372
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$299,035
Total revenues$73,869,145

Form 990s for Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-13990View PDF
2021-122022-11-15990View PDF
2020-122021-11-15990View PDF
2019-122021-04-01990View PDF
2018-122020-02-06990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 26, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 7 new personnel
January 21, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 21, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 15 new personnel
January 2, 2024
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $70,333 from Acgme International
December 31, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
401 N Michigan Ave Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Cook County, IL
Website URL
(312) 755-5000
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B03: Education Professional Societies and Associations
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
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