Through its Reimagining Residency initiative, the American Medical Association (AMA) has awarded APGO a grant of $1.75 million over five years to fund the Transforming the UME to GME Transition: Right Resident, Right Program, Ready Day One project. APGO previously received a grant from the AMA to fund the initial feasibility study for the project. The goal of the project, led by Principal Investigator, Maya Hammoud, MD, MBA, is to:
The project aims to simplify the residency application process by:
The project leadership team includes representation from both APGO and the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG).
On February 29, in conjunction with the CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, the leadership team and volunteer work group members met to focus on these objectives.
For more information about the project, view the Grant Announcement Video
View the members of the Grant Project Team
View the members of the Learner Advisory Group
Ob-gyns Get AMA to Help Redesign the Residency Application Process
AMA – February 14, 2020
Improving the Residency Application and Selection Process
JAMA Author Interviews Podcast – January 23, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, APGO and CREOG leadership have developed, along with the RRR Grant Team, guidelines for residency programs and students applying for residency in ob-gyn. Learn more about these guidelines here.
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