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AAIM Advisory Boards, Committees, and Task Forces

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

AAIM Compensation Committee

Chaired by Steve Vinciguerra

The compensation committee is charged to work with the AAIM Executive Vice President to compare the salary structure for the alliance with other organizations (similarly sized not-for-profit associations); review the AAIM Executive Vice President’s proposed salaries for the non-executive alliance staff on an annual basis; and to recommend to the AAIM Board of Directors the total compensation package for the AAIM Executive Vice President on an annual basis.


AAIM Compliance Committee

Chaired by Joshua D. Safer, MD

The compliance committee is charged to oversee AAIM’s implementation of compliance programs, policies and procedures that are designed to respond to the various compliance and regulatory risks facing AAIM. Monitor the effectiveness of the system for monitoring compliance with laws and regulations; monitor the adherence to AAIM standards of conduct, conflict of interest, and external support policies; review the results of investigations of allegations of non-compliance; and make appropriate recommendations to the AAIM Board.


AAIM Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Chaired by Maria Maldonado, MD
Vice Chaired by Lucien Cardinal, MD

The diversity and inclusion committee is charged to develop strategies and tools for departments of internal medicine to build diversity programs and self-assess diversity issues; develop data sets on the representation of women and underrepresented minorities in departments of internal medicine; and administering the AAIM Diversity Award.


AAIM Education Committee

Chaired by Heather S. Laird-Fick, MD
Vice Chaired by John Moriarty, MD 

The education committee is charged to discuss, monitor, and develop tools and programs related to the accreditation of residency and fellowship training, standards for medical student education, milestones and enstrustable professional activities in UME and GME.


AAIM Educational Program Planning Committee

Chaired by Dominick Tammaro, MD
Vice Chaired by Alisa Peet, MD

The educational program planning committee is charged to monitor and evaluate the new AAIM meetings structure and program planning process; identify opportunities to enhance the AAIM meetings portfolio both in person and virtual events.


AAIM Finance Committee

Chaired by James D. Marsh, MD

The finance committee is charged to assist the AAIM Board of Directors in its oversight responsibilities relating to fiscal management. The finance committee recommends financial policies, goals, and budgets that support the mission, values, and strategic goals of AAIM; regularly reviews financial results against goals; ensures the maintenance of an appropriate capital structure; oversees the management of organization-wide financial assets; and proposes major transactions and programs to the board. Further the finance committee oversees the financial reporting process to ensure the balance, transparency, timeliness and integrity of published financial information for the members of the AAIM; reviews the effectiveness of the AAIM internal financial controls; and oversees the independent audit process.


AAIM Governance and Nominating Committee

Chaired by Mark W. Geraci, MD

The governance committee is charged to review and monitor the alliance bylaws; to develop recommendations to the AAIM Board of Directors on issues related to governance structure, decision making, board policies; and to serve as the AAIM Nominating Committee.


AAIM Medical Student to Resident Interface Committee

Chaired by Steven Angus, MD
Vice Chaired by Marty D. Muntz, MD

The medical student to resident interface committee is charged to develop programs and resources for faculty and staff responsible for preparing post-core internal medicine clerkship students for their transition from medical school to residency training; and monitor issues related to the transition from medical school to residency training.


AAIM Publications Oversight Committee

Chaired by Stephen Geraci, MD

The publications oversight committee  is charged to oversee the existing durable and periodical products published by the alliance; manage AAIM’s relationship with The American Journal of Medicine; and assess the viability and “fit” of new publications suggested by the board of directors, councils, and committees.


AAIM Research Committee

Chaired by Robert A. Salata, MD
Vice Chaired by Mone Zaidi, MD, PhD

The research committee is charged to advocate and promote opportunities for medical education research; focus on ways to increase public and private support for basic, clinical, and health services research; and create practical materials and tools to promote research in departments of internal medicine as well as research careers.


AAIM Resident to Fellow Interface Committee

Chaired by Elaine Muchmore, MD
Vice Chaired by Richard L. Alweis, MD

The resident to fellow interface committee is charged to develop programs and resources for faculty and staff responsible for preparing internal medicine residents for their transition from residency to fellowship training; and monitor issues related to the transition from residency to fellowship.


AAIM Wellness Committee

Chaired by Gopal Yadavalli, MD

The wellness committee is charged to identify, build, collect, and promulgate resources and tools that advance supporting wellness of faculty, staff, and learners.