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News and briefs: First phase of new specialty program requirements under NAS revealed

Residency Program Insider, May 8, 2012

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The ACGME released restructured program requirements for four of the seven specialties scheduled to start under the Next Accreditation System (NAS) in July 2013. Requirements in neurological surgery, orthopaedic surgery, pediatrics, and urology, and their subspecialties, show updated language based on the new categorized requirement system.

Impact statements and updated requirements are listed on the ACGME’s NAS-centered Web site. ACGME officials seek input on the labeling of the new requirements. The deadline for input is listed as June 21, 2012.

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