Efficacy of Training (PRAT) Taskforce

Current Chair: Marc Dorfman, MD

Vice Chair: Michael Beeson, MD

Board Liaison: Fiona Gallahue, MD

The purpose of this committee is to determine if graduating residents have attained proficiency in the ACGME General Competencies and to design and conduct research to answer this question. 

For inquiries, questions, or comments about the committee, please send an e-mail to CORD staff.
Taskforce members may send an e-mail to all members of this taskforce via the listserv at cordefficacy@listserv.cordem.org

Current Goals & Objectives:

  • Complete three year project of Program Director surveys, Graduate resident surveys and employer surveys and see if there is a correlation to evaluations and the ACGME milestone project.
  • Currently in year 2 of data collection

Current Projects:

  • Currently data gathering of graduates and employers so they may receive survey


  • Year 2/3 of data collection.  If successful, EM will be first subspecialty to validate milestones through resident, program and employer data
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