Academic Psychiatry

, Volume 38, Issue 3, pp 303–304 | Cite as

Opportunities and Challenges: Residents’ Perspectives on the Next Accreditation System in Psychiatry



Accreditation Graduate medical education Internship and residency 


Conflicts of interest

Both authors have received expense reimbursement from ACGME for participation in Residency Review Committee activities and associated meetings. We otherwise declare no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Massachusetts General HospitalCharlestownUSA
  2. 2.University of Michigan Health SystemAnn ArborUSA

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