Buser BR, Swartwout J, Lischka T, Biszewski M, DeVine K. Single Accreditation System Update: Gaining Momentum. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2017;117(4):211–215. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2017.038.
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In July 2014, the American Osteopathic Association House of Delegates endorsed the establishment of a new, single graduate medical education accreditation system in collaboration with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. Since that time, the osteopathic medical community has made substantial headway in the transition to the new system. This article provides an update on the transition.
Keywords: accreditation, graduate medical education
a Accredited before July 1, 2015. Dual programs are accredited by both the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
b Includes programs with continuing pre-accreditation. Some AOA programs combined resources to submit 1 ACGME application.
c Includes initial accreditation contingent upon initial accreditation of sponsoring institution. Also included are AOA programs that joined ACGME programs through ACGME review committee approved complement increases.
Abbreviations: NMM, neuromusculoskeletal medicine; OMM, osteopathic manipulative medicine.
a Accredited by both the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
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