Table 2

2019 Common Requirements vs 2017 RC-FM Requirements

Area2019 Common Program Requirements2017 RC-FM Requirements
Protected salary support for program directorAt least 20% (8 hours per week)At least 70% (28 hours per week)
Qualifications of the program directorAt least 3 years of documented educational and/or administrative experienceAt minimum 5 years of clinical experience in family medicine, with 2 years as a core faculty member
Faculty scholarly activityOne of 2 domains defined (IV.D.2.a) and (IV.D.S.b).(s)One area defined (II.B.5)
First-time board passage rateAt least 80% pass rateAt least 90% from the preceding 5 years
  • RC-FM = Review Committee for Family Medicine