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  • Common Program Requirement changes:

    Due to the new Common Program Requirements that go into effect July 1, 2019, programs will begin to see changes reflected in the ADS data collection screens. These changes include the addition of new data fields and the removal of outdated data fields. As these changes occur, the "Software Updates" section of ADS will be updated to help track these changes after each update. The Software Updates notes can be found in the ADS menu located in the upper right corner beneath your name, or in the footer of every page in the bottom right corner. These newly added data fields may require completion as they appear in ADS, but they will not be mandatory until the 2019-2020 academic year annual update. The new Common Program Requirement data fields will begin to appear with software version 3.0.34 on 2/27/2019 and will continue with subsequent software updates until July 1, 2019.

    Applications:
    Programs that are currently applying for accreditation or recognition are strongly encouraged to submit their applications prior to the 2019-2020 academic year (prior to June 24, 2019). Applications submitted after June 24, 2019 will be required to complete the newly added data fields, confirm all residents, and re-enter other data collected by academic year.

 The Accreditation Data System (ADS) is an online service of the ACGME-I . Usernames, passwords, or any other piece of information used as part of our security procedures must be treated as confidential and must not be disclosed to any other person or entity. Sponsors and accredited programs may only access and/or update their own organizational records. Users acknowledge that information submitted to ADS through the application process or annual reporting shall be accurate, complete, and truthful. Users are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to their ADS account and agree to immediately notify the ACGME-I of any need to deactivate the account. The ACGME-I has the right to disable any username, password, or other identifier, whether chosen by the user or provided by the ACGME-I , at any time if, in our opinion, these Terms of Use were violated.

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  • Access to the Accreditation Data System (ADS) is secured by an encryption certificate obtained through the VeriSign Corporation. We use 128-bit SSL encryption to help ensure the secure transfer of information. If you are using a less secure encryption level you may experience difficulty and should upgrade.

  • The data you provide us will be used by ACGME-I for accreditation, will be maintained confidentially, and will not be distributed for commercial use. Summary data and other information about programs, institutions, resident physicians or resident physician education which is not identifiable by person or organization may be published in a manner appropriate to further the quality of GME and consistent with ACGME-I policies and the law. Complete information about the use of the ADS can be found in the ACGME-I Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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The Case Log System utilizes Common Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes. The five character codes and descriptions included in the system are obtained from CPT, copyright 2019, by the American Medical Association (AMA). CPT is developed by the AMA as a listing of descriptive terms and five character identifying codes and modifiers for reporting medical services and procedures.

  • ACGME Data Systems can be accessed anywhere with an internet connection via a computer using Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac operating systems. To utilize current features and future enhancements completely, please access our systems using one of the supported web browsers listed below.

    • IE 11
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Google Chrome
    • Apple Safari

    The web browser requirement includes all the ACGME Data Systems: Case Log System, Survey and Accreditation Data System.

  • Note: Due to security concerns identified by Microsoft, ACGME will no longer support Internet Explorer (IE) versions 10 and below at the end of June 2016. The discontinued support of IE versions 10 and below will apply to the Case Log System, Surveys, and the Accreditation Data System. If you are using Internet Explorer, we strongly advise switching to another browser to ensure that you are viewing the latest versions of the posted documents.

    Be aware that our upgraded data collection system will work in IE 10 but you may experience decreased user interface experience and functionality.

    1. Tools
    2. Internet options
    3. Security tab
    4. Trusted Sites
    5. Sites button
    6. add https://apps.acgme.org to your list of trusted sites
    7. Click "Add” and “Close”

    All users are urged to upgrade to IE 11 in order to take advantage of its improved security features and stability. To upgrade, visit the IE downloads page.

  • Please e-mail ads@acgme.org with questions or concerns.