The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is responsible for the Accreditation of post-MD medical training programs within the United States. Accreditation is accomplished through a peer review process and is based upon established standards and guidelines.

Cytopathology Program Directors Communicator February 2015

Accreditation Resources

ACGME Accredited Program search


Common Program Requirements
Subspecialty Program Requirements (Cytopathology)
ACGME Milestones
ACGME Case log site
ACGME Pathology website link
ACGME ADS system link
NEJM paper on NAS
Program best practices section

Cytopathology Program Directors Committee

Who is on the committee – short bios
ACGME Evaluation Methods for the New Accreditation System
2014 Slide Presentation Handout for SCE
2014 Additional Evaluation Handout for SCE

Education Resources

Progressive Evaluation of Competency (PEC)
eJournal Club (members only)
Case Studies
Bethesda System Web Atlas
Bethesda for Thyroid link
Bethesda Update for GYN Cytology
Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology (JASC)
Download the ASC App today (or search for “ASC” or “Cytopathology” in your App store)
Cytology Education Learning Lab (Cell)
2014 Career Session Handout