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AIMW20 offers a full range of session types and topics for seasoned professionals, mid-careerists, and those new to their role. Gain access to  keynote presentations from leaders in the sector and in-depth workshops lead by your peers.

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Nothing compares to face-to-face networking with your IM peers from around the globe who share your passions and your challenges.

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Academic Internal Medicine Week 2020

This premier conference, designed for faculty and staff in departments of internal medicine at medical schools and teaching hospitals, including all five member organizations of the Alliance.

April 19 - 22, 2020Tampa Convention Center | Tampa, FL

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Primary Meetings

Members and stakeholders of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine convene during Academic Internal Medicine Week to discuss emerging topics, share best practices, and network with colleagues.

40th Annual AIM Educational Conference

DATES: April 20–22

The AIM Educational Conference brings together chief administrative officers, division administrators, administrative directors and managers, and other senior business administrators in departments of internal medicine together annually.

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2020 APDIM Chief Residents Meeting

DATES: April 19-20

Held in conjunction with Academic Internal Medicine Week, the Chief Residents Meeting provides incoming chief residents the skills and professional network vital to success starting their first day in this multi-faceted role. Separate registration required. Registration discount available for the APDIM Spring Meeting.

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2020 APDIM Program Administrators Meeting

DATES: April 19–20

Immediately preceding the APDIM Spring Meeting is the Program Administrators Meeting, a two-day conference for program administrators and coordinators, GME office administrators, and fellowship coordinators that promotes excellence in internal medicine residency education and training. Separate registration required. Registration discounts available for the APDIM Spring Meeting or AIM Educational Conference.

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2020 APDIM Spring Meeting

DATES: April 20-22

The APDIM Spring Meeting brings together program directors, core faculty, program administrators and coordinators, fellowship program directors and coordinators, and other key faculty and staff involved in the internal medicine residency program, for professional development and networking. Registration discounts available for PA and CR registrants.

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2020 APM Winter Meeting

DATES: April 19–21

Note location: Tampa Marriott Water Street Hotel, Tampa, FL

The APM Winter Meeting provides an opportunity for internal medicine chairs and other departmental leaders to network with their peers and share ideas and opinions about the most relevant issues they are facing.

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2020 CDIM National Meeting

DATES: April 20–22

CDIM National Meeting is a professional development and networking opportunity for clerkship directors, ICM course directors, subinternship directors, clerkship administrators and coordinators, clinical preceptors, and other faculty and staff involved in undergraduate medical education.

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2020 CDIM Clerkship Administrators Meeting

DATE: April 19

Immediately preceding the CDIM National Meeting is the Clerkship Administrators Meeting, a full day of education and networking for staff who administer the internal medicine clerkship or who interact regularly with students and residents in an educational context; administrators at all experience levels are welcome. Separate registration required. 

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2020 MPPDA Annual Meeting

DATES: April 2021

The MPPDA Annual Meeting provides program directors, APDs, and administrators leading combined training programs in med-peds educational programs and assessment strategies to prepare trainees to care for patients across the lifespan continuum independently.

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David Zaas, MD, MBA

AAIM Signature Plenary

Dr. Zaas is Associate Professor of Medicine and the President of Duke Raleigh Hospital. He previously served as the Chief Medical Officer for the Duke Faculty Practice, the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC). He also served as the Vice-Chair for Clinical Practice in the Department of Medicine at Duke University. He has played a major role in advancing multiple key strategic initiatives for Duke Medicine, including care redesign, clinical integration, and improving access for patients.

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Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, FRCP

APDIM President's Plenary

Dr. Mukta Panda is Professor of Medicine and the Assistant Dean for Well-being and Medical Student Education at the University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine Chattanooga. She is a former Chair of the Department of Medicine in Chattanooga. Her roles include physician, educator, scholar, and administrator. She works nationally, regionally, and locally on her research interests of educational methods and curricula, health and well-being, fatigue, stress and burnout prevention in health care professionals, spirituality, and empathy in healthcare.


Debra L. Bynum, MD, MMED

CDIM Special Session

Debra L. Bynum, MD, MMED, is the Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University of North Carolina. She has held multiple leadership positions within the School of Medicine, the Department of Medicine, and the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship and Internal Medicine Residency programs. She directed the Acting Internship for senior students as well as co-directed the clinical skills course for second year students, served on the School of Medicine education committee, and helped to design, implement, and co-direct both a transition course for new third year students and a teaching elective for fourth year students. She served as the Program Director for the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship from 2008-2014 and was selected to lead the Internal Medicine residency program in May of 2014.


Deborah M. DeMarco, MD, FACP

MPPDA Plenary I

Deborah M. DeMarco, MD, FACP, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and GME at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS). She has been on the faculty at University of Massachusetts Medical School since 1992. In addition to her clinical work, she has devoted her career to resident education having served as program director for the Internal Medicine Residency program for 5 years and then Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official since 2001 at UMMS. Her main interests have been in curriculum development, and resident evaluation, feedback, and remediation.

Dr. DeMarco served as the president for the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine in 2006–2007.


ROI/Value of the Meeting

Academic Internal Medicine Week 2020 will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and networking you need to improve your ability to do your job as well as enhance your programs. But how do you convince the decision-makers about the value of this conference so your request is approved?

AAIM has created a template letter that can be adapted to your unique circumstances. It affords you the ability to pick the learning opportunities most valuable to you and your program as well as highlights the value of networking and why AIMW20 is an important investment in the future.

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Academic Internal Medicine Week is the highlight of my academic year. I come away inspired by how innovative, talented, and generous the membership is. I return to work with new energy and ideas.

Diane L. Levine, MD, FACP
Professor and Clerkship Director
Wayne State University School of Medicine
1 / 5
Richmond A. Akatue

Each time I attend these conferences I rediscover that the challenges or difficulties of a PD were not unique to me or my program. I get to share my frustrations and successes with my colleagues and learn from them. I return to my program with renewed energy and optimism.

Richmond A. Akatue, MD
Residency Program Director
Meharry Medical College School of Medicine 
2 / 5
Jill Patton

Academic Internal Medicine Week does not disappoint. I attend every year with my chiefs and APD. We are always energized and return with new ideas to improve our program.

Jill Patton, DO, FACP
Residency Program Director
Advocate Health Care (Advocate Lutheran General Hospital)
3 / 5
Jeffrey Brensilver

An essential for all IM educators. A tribute to the spirit of genuine sharing of best practices.

Jeffrey Brensilver, MD
Residency Program Director
Atlantic Health (Overlook)
4 / 5
Catherine M. Hughes-Rose

APDIM is such a great way to network with other coordinators. You can bounce ideas off people who may have struggled with the same issues and then go back to your institution and make your program better.

Catherine M. Hughes-Rose, C-TAGME
Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program Coordinator
Nephrology Fellowship Program Coordinator
Rheumatology Fellowship Program Coordinator
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
5 / 5