5 hospitals that gained, lost residency accreditations in 2019

Numerous hospitals have either lost or won accreditation for physician residency programs from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education this year.

Here's a breakdown of Becker's coverage:

Note: This is not an exhaustive list.

1. Detroit Medical Center's neurosurgery training program lost its accreditation in November.

2. Wheeling, W.Va.-based Ohio Valley Medical Center closed 4, ending internal medicine, emergency medicine and combined internal medicine-emergency medicine programs at the hospital.

3. Annapolis, Md.-based Anne Arundel Medical Center in October gained accreditation to launch an internal medicine residency program. The first cohort will start July 1.

4. Akron, Ohio-based Summa Health regained approval for its emergency medicine residency program in September.

5. Albuquerque, N.M.-based UNM Health lost accreditation for its neurosurgery residency program in October due in part to a complex patient population and faculty turnover.

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