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FY 2019 Call for Council Nominations--Deadline Extended to October 31!

AAIM is pleased to launch the call for nominations for open positions on councils for the member organization and constituent councils in FY 2019.  All current members are welcome to submit nominations or to nominate themselves for open positions.  To submit a nomination, please prepare a letter of support or letter of interest, provide a CV or resume, and complete the online application.  The letter and CV/resume should be in Word or PDF format for upload via the nomination form.

AAIM seeks candidates 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 nominations must be submitted online by 12:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday, October 31.


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 or election materials; nominees who do not respond promptly may be removed from ballot consideration
  • Nominees for the APDIM, APM, ASP, and CDIM Councils and MPPDA President-Elect must be physician members
  • Officer nominees (president-elect and treasurer) must have served on the council in the past five years


September 18
October 16
December 1
December 17
January 10
January 31
February 9

  Call for nominations opens
  Call for nominations closes
  All nominees accepted for ballot notified
  All candidates to provide ballot material
  Elections launched
  Elections close
  All candidates notified about election status


  • Be able to serve a three-year term, beginning July 1, 2018
  • Abide by “Roles, Responsibilities, and Expectations for AAIM Volunteer Leaders
  • Register for and attend both Alliance annual conferences
  • Attend in-person council meeting held in conjunction with the Alliance Skills and Leadership Conference (Wednesday prior to conference; travel and one night housing reimbursed)
  • Attend in-person council meeting held in conjunction with Academic Internal Medicine Week (Saturday prior to conference; one night housing reimbursed)
  • Actively participate in quarterly conference calls
  • Serve as liaisons to Alliance committees
  • Advocate for the Alliance, including representing AAIM opinions to other organizations, request payment of dues from nonpaying members, and encourage members to register for conferences.
  • Understand the decisions and plans of the council are subject to approval and resourcing by the AAIM Board of Directors

Council officers (president, president-elect, past president, and treasurer) are expected to also serve on the AAIM Board of Directors or the AAIM Finance and Audit Committee, which have separate meetings and conference call schedules; board members may also be appointed to serve on Alliance committees.

Open Positions

AIM Councilor (two positions)
AIM President-Elect

APDIM Councilor (three positions)
APDIM President-Elect

APM Councilor (two positions)
APM President-Elect

ASP Councilor (one position)
ASP President-Elect
ASP Treasurer

CDIM Councilor (three positions)
CDIM President-Elect
CDIM Treasurer

APDIM PAAC Chair-Elect
APDIM PAAC Councilor (two positions)

CDIM CAAC Chair-Elect
CDIM CAAC Councilor (two positions)

MPPDA President-Elect

Term Length

All positions, except MPPDA President-Elect (four year term), are three-year terms and will begin July 1, 2018, and end June 30, 2021.


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

Ready to Nominate?

Have the letter of support/letter of interest and CV or resume ready for upload and submit your nomination online by 11:59 p.m. EDT Monday, October 16.