ACGME Program Requirements & FAQs

ACGME Case Log

The new defined category minimum numbers (pdf) have been approved by the RRC-Surgery for implementation effective with residents graduating in the 2017-2018 academic year. The ABS will also change our training requirements as of 2017-2018 to be consistent with the RRC-Surgery: an increase in the minimum number of total operative procedures from 750 to 850; an increase in the minimum number of chief resident year operative procedures from 150 to 200; and an increase in the minimum number of cases in surgical critical care patient management from 25 to 40.

ACGME Milestones

Current Surgery Milestones


Program Goals for Milestones:

  • To give specific clinical evaluations
  • To identify specific areas for intervention


Practice Domains:

  • Care for Diseases and Conditions
  • Performance of Operations and Procedures
  • Coordination of Care
  • Improvement of Care
  • Teaching
  • Self-Directed Learning
  • Maintenance of Physical and Emotional Health
  • Performance of Assignments and Administrative Tasks