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ACGME

abbreviation

Medical Definition of ACGME

  1. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education is a private, nonprofit council that accredits medical residency programs in the United States. And while most surgery shifts are now 12 hours because of the new ACGME rules, the hospital plans to reduce shifts for all residents to no more than 16 hours by next summer …—Liz Kowalczyk. The Boston Globe, 28 Oct. 2004


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