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  • The Accreditation Data System and Case Log System Downtime due to Academic Year Rollover

    ADS will be unavailable beginning June 25 at 11:59pm Central Time until the morning of Monday, June 27 to switch over to the 2016-2017 academic year. Beginning June 27, the ACGME data systems will reflect Academic Year 2016-2017, and all residents will have an unconfirmed status (similar to previous academic year roll-overs).

    The ADS 2016-2017 Academic Year Annual Updates will be scheduled from July through September 2016. All required data must be reported on or before a program’s scheduled due date. An initial notification e-mail will be sent at the beginning of the reporting timeframe with reporting requirements.

    To access the Annual Update section, log into your ADS account, and then, from the ‘Overview’ tab locate the ‘Annual Update’ section.

    E-mail with any questions or concerns.

  • Case Logs: Year-End Data Submission Deadline for Graduating Residents

    For specialties that use the ACGME Case Log System and must submit data for their 2015-2016 graduates, instructions and deadlines for submission are posted on the ACGME website available to access from the Data Collections Systems tab. Click on Resident Case Log System, and then, Year End Archive to view Instructions. Please note, not all specialties have a deadline. E-mail with any questions or concerns.

  • New ACGME Office Location

    The ACGME offices have relocated to 401 North Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

  • ADS/Case Logs login page - password update

    ACGME will periodically require users to change their passwords.

    If your password was originally set up with case sensitivity, it will now be required when logging in to ADS/Case Logs.

    Resetting your password - requirements:
    Password must be between 8 and 50 characters long, must contain at least one lowercase letter, at least one uppercase letter, at least one number, and one special character. Special characters must exclude the following: space, double quote, single quote, less than symbol, greater than symbol, backslash and forward slash.

 The Accreditation Data System (ADS) is an online service of the ACGME . 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 of any need to deactivate the account. The ACGME has the right to disable any username, password, or other identifier, whether chosen by the user or provided by the ACGME , 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 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 policies and the law. Complete information about the use of the ADS can be found in the ACGME Terms of Use.

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The Resident Case Log System utilizes Common Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes. The five character codes and descriptions included in the system are obtained from CPT, copyright 2014 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.

Supported Browsers:

  1. IE9+
  2. Mozilla Firefox
  3. Google Chrome
  4. Apple Safari

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

Note: Due to security concerns identified by Microsoft, ACGME will no longer support Internet Explorer (IE) 8 beginning July 1, 2014. The discontinued support of IE 8 will apply to the Resident Case Logs, Surveys, and the Accreditation Data System.

Be aware that our upgraded data collection system will work in IE8 but you may experience decreased user interface experience and functionality. In IE8, go to Tools > Internet options > Settings > Security tab > Trusted Sites > Sites button and add to your list of trusted sites. Press “Apply” and “Ok”.

All users are urged to upgrade to IE 9, at least, in order to take advantage of its improved security features and stability. To upgrade, visit the IE downloads page. ACGME will continue to support IE 9, as well as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Apple Safari.

Please e-mail with questions or concerns.