The above has been prepared for general information from customers and friends of the company. It is not designed to provide legal advice on a particular case and should not be acted upon without the assistance of a professional lawyer. If you have any questions or need more information on these or other related issues, please contact your Nixon Peabody LLP representative. This material can be considered an advertisement according to certain rules of professional behavior. Level 2 status is for institutions and sites with high clinical but manageable demand, and they have some flexibility in meeting the common requirements of the program, specific program requirements and institutional requirements. The guidelines published on its website specify the extent to which Level 2 establishments and websites may deviate from the requirements of the CMAA, which provide for certain activities and expectations (. B, for example, visits to the accreditation body, teaching and self-learning) have been suspended or relaxed. With respect to the reassignment and graduation of residents/scholars, the CAGME guidelines provide that residents and fellows of Level 2 organizations and participating sites may be assigned to other rotations or forms of clinical work to meet the needs of patients; Fellows may work as treating physicians for up to 20% of the duration of each academic year; Residents and fellows can graduate as planned, even if they have not completed all of the experiences in the program, provided the program director finds that the individual is ready for self-employment. This latest CMAA announcement follows his previous communications over the past two weeks, which included a March 18, 2020 letter from CMAA President and CEO Dr.
Thomas Nasca, describing the suspension of certain accreditation activities by ACGME and the acceleration of the implementation of telemedicine requirements. Following Dr. Nasca`s letter, ACGME issued guidelines on telemedicine requirements and ACGME surveys of residents/fellows and faculty investigations. Level 1 – ”Business as Usual” Level 2 – Enhanced Clinical Requirements Level 3 – Pandemic State of Emergency If you have any questions or concerns about ACGME`s instructions, your Graduate Medical Training team will help. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education announced its response to the pandemic crisis and stated that the current circumstances ”require a new conceptual framework from which medical training can function effectively during the pandemic.” Sponsorship institutions and websites participating in Level 1 remain subject to the general and technical requirements of the program. On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the national accrediting body for residency training programs and sponsors, announced its response to the pandemic crisis and said that the current circumstances provide ”a new conceptual framework from which graduated medical training (GME) could function effectively during the pandemic.” CMAGA has developed a new three-step model to determine the extent to which a promotion institution and its participating sites are affected by the pandemic. The three phases described in this diagram on the ACGME website are: Level 3 is reserved for institutions and locations where the increase in the volume and/or severity of the disease creates an exceptional circumstance, which focuses exclusively on patient care.