The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has opened the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments, a four-year initiative designed to promote transformative improvement within the clinical learning environments of ACGME-accredited Sponsoring Institutions and their residency and fellowship programs. The ACCME has joined the ACGME and 20 other organizations as a partner in this initiative.
The RFP seeks Sponsoring Institutions willing to embark on a four-year journey of innovation within the clinical learning environment. Selected applicants will form the foundation of Pursuing Excellence as part of the Pathway Innovators. All ACGME-accredited Sponsoring Institutions are eligible to apply. Up to eight Sponsoring Institutions will be selected to receive funding from the ACGME of up to $75,000 per year over four years, with the expectation that each will provide a 1:1 match of those funds.
Responses to the RFP are due May 4, 2016, at 5:00 pm CT.