AOA and AACOM will become ACGME member organizations and will nominate members to the ACGME Board of Directors.
PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE CALL WITH ACGME, AOA, AACOM LEADERS :
A call has been scheduled to provide an opportunity to hear comments about this decision from top ACGME, AOA and AACOM leaders in a single setting.
Participation by AOA and AACOM in accreditation of programs in graduate medical education to be solely through their membership and participation in ACGME.
President of AACOM, adds that, "AACOM is undertaking this historic initiative because we believe that a unified accreditation system will improve the quality and efficiency of graduate medical education.
Guided by its Board of Deans and various other member councils and committees, AACOM promotes excellence in osteopathic medical education, in research and in service, and fosters innovation and quality among osteopathic medical schools to improve the health of the American public.