ACGME Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

ACGME Duty Hours

As the accrediting body for about 9,500 medical residency programs, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is charged with setting and enforcing standards for supervision and resident duty hours for graduate medical education. This web site shares background and detail regarding proposed new standards developed by a special task force convened to review, deliberate and draft new standards that went into effect July 2011.

*Links to all Duty Hour documents are below.

2011 Standards

Resources

Letters to the Community