Constituent Councils

Clerkship Administrators

Clerkship administrators (CAs) play an important role in the success of internal medicine clerkships. To promote career development for these individuals, the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM) sponsors numerous activities for CAs. These activities provide opportunities for CAs to discuss emerging topics, share best practices, and network with colleagues.

UME Administration Guidebook

The CDIM Clerkship Administrators are proud to announce development of a new resource, the Guidebook for Undergraduate Medical Education Administration. This valuable resource focuses on issues specific to managing an internal medicine clerkship, including organization, student advocacy, evaluation and assessment, objective structured clinical examinations, and career development.

Tips for Organizing a Clerkship
Experienced clerkship administrators share proven strategies for managing the clerkship.


Clerkship Content at Academic Internal Medicine Week

New in 2024, content for the clerkship administrators will be integrated into the full Academic Internal Medicine Week conference. This format change will allow for better networking among UME administrators as well as across UME and GME administrators and within student education leadership teams. 

All CDIM members, including clerkship administrators and other staff, should select the UME Faculty, Administrators, and Leaders Track, when registering for Academic Internal Medicine Week 2024Read the full announcement.

Job Description and Salary Survey

Clerkship Administrator Job Description
CDIM has defined a position description for the CAs.

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CDIM Clerkship Administrators Survey
Created to collect information about job and salary concerns, survey results help clerkship administrators write resumes, create job descriptions, and provide objective data regarding salary ranges of peers.

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