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Transitioning to the single accreditation system

Residency Program Alert, October 1, 2015

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In 2014, the ACGME, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine announced plans to establish a single system to accredit all GME training programs. Under the agreement, the AOA would cease accrediting programs by June 2020, leaving osteopathic programs just a few years to obtain ACGME accreditation. Although the window for these programs to begin to transition to ACGME accreditation opened this past July, many programs are still unsure of the process.

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