Provisional Accreditation and Probation

Discussion in 'General Residency Issues' started by nychick, Nov 1, 2002.

  1. nychick

    nychick Senior Member

    Oct 24, 2002
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    I was doing some research and found one program I have applied to is on Continued Provisional Accreditation -- does anyone know what this means? Has the program not been around long enough, or is this some kind of probationary status?

    Separately, I also found out that the Georgetown Pediatrics program is on probation. I was surprised, as I consider Georgetown a good hospital. Does anyone know what the deficiencies noted by the ACGME were and what Georgetown has done to remedy this?

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  3. ny skindoc

    ny skindoc Senior Member

    Jul 30, 2002
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    It is my understanding the hospital has had problems and was sold to a private hospital corporation.Other depts including Dermatology have had problems.Speak to people who have recently trained at the program to find out the real situation.

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