Competency-Based Medical Education for Fellowship Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cardiology Magazine

The ACC Competency Management Committee has published several competency-based medical education training statements for the various cardiovascular disease fellowship programs, establishing competencies or skills a trainee needs prior to completing fellowship. Along with this, there are suggestions for duration of training experiences and number of procedures performed. In a recent statement published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the committee addresses the challenges that some training programs and trainees have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic to meet the suggested time and procedural number-based criteria in the training statements. Check out the key points to remember from the statement.