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Precourse Descriptions

AAIM is pleased to offer precourses, which will all take place Thursday, October 19, at the 2017 Alliance Skills and Leadership Conference. Click on the precourse titles to learn more about educational objectives, agendas, CME credit, potential audience, and registration fees.

Women in Medicine Leadership Development Forum

Thursday, October 19, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Course Description

This unique forum is designed to provide AAIM women faculty and administrators important guidance in their professional career development as well as provide tools and resources in a “train the trainer” environment.  The forum is relevant for women faculty and administrators at all levels in departments of internal medicine from university- and community-based teaching hospitals. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this forum, participants will be able to:

  • Apply sound communications and negotiating techniques in the workplace.
  • Gain insight into techniques to minimize the effects of unconscious bias.
  • Create a personal action plan for career decision-making and navigating the promotion pathway.
  • Build and maintain a new network of current and emerging women leaders in internal medicine.

Audience

This forum is designed for—all women members of APM, APDIM, CDIM, ASP, and AIM.

Registration Fee and Limit

The registration fee for the precourse is $375 and enrollment is limited to 100 individuals.  Once the limit has been reached, participants will be added to a wait list and will be notified via email about their status no later than two weeks prior to the meeting.

CME Credit: 7.00 credits

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New Program Directors, Assistant Program Directors, and Program Administrators Precourse

Thursday, October 19, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Course Description

This interactive precourse is designed to provide new program directors, associate program directors, and program administrators with an intense one-day educational experience (plenary, workshop, and small group sessions) led by experienced faculty and staff. Participants will develop a “toolbox” of practical knowledge and skills to develop as a leader and manager. Participants will also have the opportunity to develop a network of new and experienced program directors, associate program directors, and program administrators.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this precourse, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the timeline, structure, and administrative requirements of the academic year.
  • Understand competency-and milestones-based assessment and reporting requirements.
  • Obtain practical knowledge of how to structure and run an effective residency program and as well as sustain a rewarding career in medical education.

Audience

This precourse is designed for—residency program directors, associate program directors, and program administrators with fewer than three years experience in their roles.

Registration Fee and Limit

The registration fee for this precourse is $375.  Enrollment is limited to 75 individuals.  Once the limit has been reached, participants will be added to a wait list and will be notified via email about their status no later than two weeks prior to the meeting. 

CME Credit: 7.00 credits

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Developing a Faculty Toolkit Precourse

Thursday, October 19, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. 

Course Description

This interactive precourse is designed to provide faculty members, clerkship directors, and associate program directors with a comprehensive one-day educational experience focused on the core skills required to be a successful medical educator.  Participants will develop a "toolbox" of practical knowledge and skills to develop as an educator and leader. Experienced faculty will guide participants through strategies designed to enhance their practical skills as educators. Participants will also have the opportunity to develop a network of new and experienced faculty members, associate program directors, and program directors.

Learning Objective

Upon completion of this precourse, participants will be able to:

  • Design large and small group educational sessions to improve learner engagement.
  • Use evidence-based techniques to improve teaching in clinical settings.
  • Give structured feedback to trainees and students.
  • Plan projects that could go on to become published scholarship.
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to be an effective mentor.
  • Interact and communicate effectively with senior leadership within their program, division, and department.

Audience

This precourse is designed for—faculty members, clerkship directors, and associate program directors with fewer than five years of experience in their roles.

Registration Fee and Limit

The registration fee for this precourse is $375.  Enrollment is limited to 80 individuals.  Once the limit has been reached, participants will be added to a wait list and will be notified via email about their status no later than two weeks prior to the meeting. 

CME Credit:  6.25 credits

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