ACGME-I-accredited residency programs in thoracic surgery prepare residents to provide operative, pre-operative, post-operative, and critical care for patients with acquired and congenital pathologic conditions within the chest. ACGME-I-accredited programs provide educational opportunities for residents to develop competence in surgical repair and management of congenital and acquired conditions of the heart, thoracic, and throacoabdominal aorta, lung, esophagus, chest wall, mediastinum, diaphragm, and pericardium.
In addition, ACGME-I-accredited programs in thoracic surgery provide educational opportunities for residents to develop competence in:
The Review Committee-International and ACGME-I staff members provide documents and resources on this web page to assist ACGME-I-accredited programs and those applying for accreditation of residency programs in thoracic surgery.
After the sponsoring institution account has been activated in the Accreditation Data System (ADS), foundational program applications may be initiated by the Designated Institutional Official (DIO) on the “Sponsored Programs” page. If a specialty is not available for selection, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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