2022 APDIM Fall Meeting Precourse

Precourse for New Program Directors, Associate Program Directors and Program Administrators

Course Description

This interactive precourse is designed to provide new program directors, associate program directors, and program administrators with an intense one-day educational experience (plenary, workshop, and small group sessions) led by experienced faculty and staff.  Participants will develop a “toolbox” of practical knowledge and skills to develop as a leader and manager.  Participants will also have the opportunity to develop a network of new and experienced program directors, associate program directors, and program administrators.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this precourse, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the timeline, structure, and administrative requirements of the academic year.
  • Understand competency-and milestones-based assessment and reporting requirements.
  • Obtain practical knowledge of how to structure and run an effective residency program and as well as sustain a rewarding career in medical education.

Who Should Attend

This precourse is designed for residency program directors, associate program directors, and program administrators with fewer than three years experience in their roles.

September 22 Agenda

8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Welcome and Overview

8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

The Yearly Cycle

9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Discussion with the RC-IM and ABIM

10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Resident Assessment, Milestones, and CCC
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch Session: Personal Career Development

1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Recruitment and ERAS

2:35 p.m. to 3:35 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions 

  1. Building Your PD Leadership Team
  2. Working Effectively on a Leadership Team as an APD
  3. Optimizing PA/PD Relationship

3:35 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. 


3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. 

Q&A Panel 

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

APDIM Fall Meeting Welcome Reception

As of July 12, 2022

Schedule, Sessions, and Speakers Subject to Change