Constituent Councils


APDIM Program Administrators Meeting
Held annually in conjunction with Academic Internal Medicine Week, this meeting focuses on the needs of program administrators. This meeting also includes a luncheon with chief residents and many opportunities to network with colleagues.

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Essential Responsibilities

The ACGME Outcomes Project created a fundamental shift in the defined program coordinator position from primarily clerical to managerial role. Through the work of the APDIM PA Advisory Council, AAIM developed a residency program manager job description in 2020; the January 2023 AAIM Perspectives details the critical roles to improve recruitment and retention of successful residency managers.

The range of responsibilities outlined illustrates the diversity of the position; it cannot be a complete description of the position.

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National Certification is available for internal medicine residency administrators through Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education (TAGME).

Certification sets a national professional standard for administrators of core and subspecialty programs and enhances career development.

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If you are interested in TAGME Certification and would like to make a case for the return on investment to your institution, please download the template letter here.