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The Alliance empowers academic internal medicine professionals and enhances health care through professional development, research, and advocacy.

Call for Volunteers:  Program Planning Committees

AAIM is pleased to launch the call for volunteers for program planning committees. All current members who meet the criteria and can meet the expectations are welcome to volunteer to serve. To volunteer, please complete the brief online application, which consists of a statement of interest and previous experience. CVs/resumes are not required.

AAIM conferences are one of its greatest assets, bringing together members for education and networking opportunities. The Alliance seeks volunteers that represent the broad diversity of its membership, in terms of individual sex, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation as well as institution size, type, patient population, and location. Read AAIM's diversity statement

All applications must be submitted online by 11:59 a.m. EDT Monday, April 16, 2018.

Requirements

Nominees are required to:

  • Be current members in good standing (i.e., dues have been paid for FY 2018 membership)
  • Have maintained membership for at least three years
  • Have attended at least two Alliance or association meetings in the last four years
  • Respond promptly  to requests for information and status emails; selected volunteers who do not respond to confirmation emails will lose their opportunity.to serve

Timeline

March 30

Call for volunteers open

April 16

Call for volunteers close

May 4

All volunteers notified about status

May 18

All accepted volunteers confirm willingness to serve

Expectations

  • Be able to serve a two-year term, beginning July 1, 2018
  • Abide by “Roles, Responsibilities, and Expectations for AAIM Volunteer Leaders
  • Register for and attend Academic Internal Medicine Week
  • APDIM only: Register for and attend APDIM Fall Meeting
  • APDIM only: Attend in-person committee meeting held in conjunction with the APDIM Fall Meeting and Academic Internal Medicine Week (immediately after conference; one night housing reimbursed)
  • AIM, APM, ASP, CDIM, PA, and CA: Participate in monthly conference calls
  • Suggest content ideas for committee consideration
  • Be willing to contact individuals within and beyond their personal networks to invite them to speak at conferences
  • Serve as session moderators
  • Review proposals for conference workshops and poster abstracts
  • Actively market the conferences and other educational offerings through word of mouth and email
  • Understand the decisions and plans of the committee are subject to Alliance policies or approval and resourcing by the AAIM Board of Directors.

Committees Seeking Volunteers

AIM Program Planning Committee
APDIM Program Planning Committee
APDIM Program Administrators Program Planning Committee
APM Program Planning Committee
ASP Program Planning Committee
CDIM Program Planning Committee
CDIM Clerkship Administrators Program Planning Committee

Term Length

All positions are two-year terms and will begin July 1, 2018, and end June 30, 2020.

Questions?

For questions about the call for volunteers, please contact the AAIM office at governance@im.org or (703) 341-4540.