The ACGME requires PLAs to provide details on faculty, supervision, assessment, educational content, duration of the task, as well as guidelines and procedures for each task that is performed outside the institution, in accordance with the ACGME. They should be short documents, less formal than affiliation framework contracts, and address the required content in the simplest way possible. This week`s tip is from Residency Program Alert. Affiliation Agreement (AA): an agreement required for rotations of thirty days or more; rotations required for all residents of a given program; and/or rotations to connected websites, which are hospitals or similar companies. Detailed contracts or affiliation agreements are an essential part of meeting institutional requirements. .