The Psychiatry Milestones: New Developments and Challenges
The special cluster of articles in this issue of Academic Psychiatry [1–9] on the Psychiatry Milestones introduces and overviews the accomplishments of the Psychiatry Milestones Working Group and allows us to appreciate the trajectory of the Next Accreditation System (NAS) of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) , as it applies to general psychiatry.
Psychiatric education is evolving. In 1997, the ACGME initiated the Outcome Project for Graduate Medical Education (GME) following the Institute of Medicine’s attention to safety and quality. The Outcome Project began a developmental approach to residency and fellowship training, with emphasis on trainee, and program performance . The ACGME established a competency-based education and required assessment of individual proficiency within each of the six core competencies .
The competency movement began as a developmental, conceptual framework largely grounded on the Dreyfus and Dreyfus model (from novic ...
- Thomas CR. Introduction and commentary on the Psychiatry Milestones. Acad Psychiatry 2014; 38(3) (in press)
- Thomas CR, Keepers G. The Milestones for general psychiatry residency training. Acad Psychiatry 2014; 38(3) (in press)
- Hunt JI, Thomas CR. ACGME Milestones development in general psychiatry: patient care and medical knowledge. Acad Psychiatry 2014; 38(3) (in press)
- Sanders KM, Servis M, Boland R. The four general competencies. Acad Psychiatry 2014; 38(3) (in press)
- Benjamin S, Widge A, Shaw K. Neuropsychiatric and Neuroscience Milestone expectations for general psychiatry residents. Acad Psychiatry 2014; 38(3) (in press)
- Rosen DE. The development of Outpatient Milestones. Acad Psychiatry 2014; 38(3) (in press)
- Widge A, Hunt JI, Servis M. Systems-based practice and practice-based learning for the general psychiatrist: old competencies, new emphasis. Acad Psychiatry 2014; 38(3) (in press)
- Cowley D, Swing S, Bentman A. Assessing resident performance on the Psychiatry Milestones. Acad Psychiatry 2014; 38(3) (in press)
- Widge AS, Schultz HE. Opportunities and challenges: residents’ perspectives on the Next Accreditation System in Psychiatry. Acad Psychiatry 38(3) (in press)
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- Sullivan, G, Simpson, D, Cooney, T, Beresin, E (2013) A milestone in the milestones movement: the JGME Milestones Supplement. J Grad Med Ed 5: pp. 1-4 CrossRef
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- Swing, SR, Beeson, MS, Carraccio, C (2013) Educational milestone development in the first 7 specialties to enter the next accreditation system. J Grad Med Ed 5: pp. 98-106 CrossRef
- The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM): Allopathic and osteopathic medical committees commit to a single graduate medical education accreditation system. Press release, Chicago, February 26, 2014. Available at http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/allopathic-and-osteopathic-medical-communities-commit-to-a-single-graduate-medical-education-accreditation-system-247308221.html. Last accessed March 10, 2014.
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