Given the resident closure of programs, we are starting a residency closure task force with the following objectives:

- continue to support AOA certified residencies who are working on initial ACGME accreditation

- identify tools that would be helpful for our members and their residents in situations when programs close

- identify the needs of Program Directors and Residents that are caught in these situations

- determine the responsibilities/obligations of CORD when residencies close:  are there limits?

- is there a need for a website/CORD education tool that could be developed for ongoing education