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Even Better Together.

The quality and quantity of tools such as workshops, presentations and curriculum support is magnified when we work together.

Apply for funding to put your innovative idea in action. AAIM fosters education innovations in academic internal medicine with a seed grant program. Grants of $2,500 or $5,000 will be awarded for winning proposals. Co-sponsored by MedU.

For more information, please contact the AAIM office at (703) 341-4540 or academicaffairs@im.org

Special consideration is given to proposals that:

  • Address an unmet need or a gap in current educational approaches
  • Feature collaboration between two or more institutions
  • Develop educational innovations with the potential to reach a broad audience
  • Have the potential for online distance learning
  • Include partnerships with national organizations

Presentations at Academic Internal Medicine Week 2017

FY2016 grant:  The Development of Resident and Faculty Skills Training for Difficult Conversations: Code Status. Vendana Nagpal, MD Workshop

Poster Presentations
FY2015 grant: Emphasizing High Value Care in Physical Examination Instruction – A Qualitative Study of Expert Educators. Paul Bergl, MD

FY2016 grant: Leveraging AIM Expertise – Creating and Maintaining a Research Administration Best Practices Toolkit Repository. Joe Gough

FY2016 grant: Safer Together:  An Novel Interprofessional Near-Miss Root Cause Analysis Curriculum. Rebecca Jaffe, MD

FY2016 grant: Transforming Culture - Creating a Well-Being Friendly Residency. Shannon Scielzo, PhD

FY2016 grant: Taking Ownership in the 3rd Year: A Video Intervention. Tasha Wyatt, PhD

Grant Timeline for FY2018

Letters of Intent Due
August 2017
Submitters Notified If Accepted for Full Application

September 2017

Full Grant Application Closes
November 2017

Applicants Notified
January 2018

Funds Disbursed
February 2018

Outcome Report Due
March 2019