Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments.

  title={Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments.},
  author={Robin Wagner and Kevin B. Weiss and Morgan Passiment and Thomas J. Nasca},
  journal={Journal of graduate medical education},
  volume={8 1},
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has launched a new shared learning collaborative as part of its larger Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) initiative. The collaboration, called Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments, aims to improve teaching practices and patient care in the hospitals, medical centers, and ambulatory care sites where residents and fellows pursue their formal clinical training in a specialty or subspecialty. The Pursuing… 
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