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2018 APDIM Spring Meeting


The early bird registration fee for the 2018 APDIM Spring Meeting for AAIM members is $850; for nonmembers, the fee is $1,050. After February 7, the fees increase to $950 (members) and $1,150 (nonmembers). The fee includes access to all sessions at Academic Internal Medicine Week 2018 except precourses, which require separate registration. 


Sunday, March 18, 2018


6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.




4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

AAIM Opening Plenary
Current Issues Facing Internal Medicine Education
Alison J. Whelan, MD
Chief Medical Education Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges



5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Academic Internal Medicine Week 2018 Welcome Reception



Monday, March 19, 2018


6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.




6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.




8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

AAIM Signature Plenary
Enhancing Diversity and Inclusiveness in Academic Medicine
David S. Wilkes, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine



9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. 




9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Workshop Session I

11:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Workshop Session II



1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Networking Lunch in Exhibit Hall

2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.


2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.    

APDIM President’s Plenary
Updates from ABIM, ACGME, and NRMP
Melvin Blanchard, MD, Moderator
APDIM President
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Richard J. Baron, MD, MACP
American Board of Internal Medicine
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Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Mona M. Signer, MPH
National Resident Matching Program



4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Update from ACGME on IM2035: Preparing for an Uncertain Future

D. Craig Brater, MD, Moderator
Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine

Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education



5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

AAIM Poster Reception



Tuesday, March 20, 2018


6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.




6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.




8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

APDIM Plenary Session II
Balancing Competing Priorities: Health System Operations and Resident Education
Marc Shalaby, MD, Moderator
Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine
at the University of Pennsylvania

Andrew Bindman, MD
University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine

Joel T. Katz, MD
Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women's Hospital



9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.




10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Workshop Session III



11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Workshop Session IV



12:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

APDIM Member Recognition and Awards Lunch

Presentation of the 2018 APDIM Dema C. Daley Founders Award

Robert P. Ferguson, MD, Recipient
Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Presentation of the 2018 APDIM Distinguished Medical Educator Award

Suzanne L. Brandenburg, MD, Recipient
University of Colorado School of Medicine

2018 APDIM Survey Report

Lisa L. Willett, MD
Chair, APDIM Survey Committee
University of Alabama School of Medicine

2:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Workshop Session V 



4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

APDIM Assemblies

APDIM Open Discussion Forums

IMGs in Academic Medicine

Primary Care

Tackling Point of Care Ultrasound




Wednesday, March 21, 2018


6:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.




7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.


7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

APDIM Regional Meetings

Midwest—Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin

New York

Northeast—Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont


Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey

South—Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia

West—Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming



8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

APDIM Plenary Session III
How Do We Do That—Rounding

Gretchen Diemer, MD, Moderator
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Debra L. Bynum, MD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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Alvin S. Calderon, MD, PhD, FACP
Virginia Mason Medical Center
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Rebecca C. Jaffe, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
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Jeremy Schwartz, MD
Yale-New Haven Medical Center (Primary Care)
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10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.  




10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Workshop Session VI


11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

AAIM Joint Lunch and Plenary Session
Public Policy Update

Eric B. Bass, MD, MPH, FACP
Society of General Internal Medicine

William W. Pinsky, MD
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates