March 27, 2014
Meetings Discuss Physician Education and Accountability
- Murray Kopelow, MD, President and CEO, ACCME, participated in Preparing Doctors for 21st-Century Practice: Optimizing the Clinical Learning Environment to Meet the Needs of an Evolving Delivery System, a conference organized by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The conference was held in January in Washington, DC.
- Members of the ACCME Board of Directors and executive staff participated in a meeting of the Coalition for Physician Accountability held in February. Carlyle Chan, MD, Chair; and Kim Edward LeBlanc, MD, PhD, Vice-Chair, ACCME Board of Directors; and Murray Kopelow, MD, President and CEO, represented the ACCME at the meeting, hosted by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) in Philadelphia. The mission of the Coalition is to advance healthcare and promote professional accountability by improving the quality, efficiency, and continuity of the education, training, and assessment of physicians. The Coalition's members are the national organizations responsible for the oversight, education, and assessment of medical students and physicians throughout their medical careers. The ACCME is a charter member.
The ACCME participated in the meetings as part of its commitment to fostering a more effective, efficient, simplified, and aligned system of physician accountability.