Graduate medical education (GME) is the continuation of formal training for physicians after they have completed medical school. GME includes residency programs and fellowship programs for sub-specialty training after residency. GME training prepares physicians for the independent practice of medicine in their selected specialty.

The Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office supports Cincinnati Children's in its educational mission by providing oversight of 35 ACGME-accredited programs and over 70 additional sub-specialty programs approved by the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC). The GME Office is responsible for ensuring continued ACGME accreditation of Cincinnati Children’s as a sponsoring institution of graduate medical education. The GME Office ensures that accredited programs are compliant with the ACGME Common, Institutional and program-specific requirements.

The GME Office works closely with the Designated Institutional Official (DIO), the GME Committee, program directors, faculty, program coordinators and affiliated hospitals in order to ensure a high quality educational experience and exceptional work environment for over 470 residents and clinical fellows who are pursuing specialty and sub-specialty training.

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