Alliance Research Surveys

Alliance Surveys: Results

With oversight from volunteer committees, the Alliance conducts annual, semiannual, and biannual research surveys of its membership. Survey audiences include, for example, internal medicine (IM) residency program directors, residency and fellowship program administrators, core clerkship, sub-internship, and site directors, and clerkship administrators at medical schools and teaching hospital sites. Additionally, Alliance volunteer groups such as committees, task forces, and other bodies conduct periodic research surveys with technical support from Alliance Surveys staff as needed. 

AAIM Staff

Alliance surveys staff manage Alliance survey data collection and will never disclose your or your institution’s identity in any reporting of survey results. All research surveys are submitted to an institutional review board for compliance with human subjects research protections, and surveys staff hold valid human subjects research training certificates.

If you have questions about Alliance surveys or if you did not receive a survey email invitation that you were expecting, contact The Alliance uses the Qualtrics Surveys platform; to ensure that you receive email survey invitations from Qualtrics, please add "” to your email “safe senders” list if possible. Alliance survey email invitations always include opt-out links, should you prefer not to participate in a specific survey.

Alliance Research Surveys Schedule

View recently completed and upcoming Alliance research surveys, and learn how members can contribute to Alliance survey efforts.

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Survey Results Webinars

APDIM Residency and Fellowship Program Administration Surveys

APDIM PA survey data are used to help members better understand their profession by collecting essential data about US internal medicine residency and fellowship program administration, and to make informed decisions about professional development opportunities.

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APDIM Residency Program Director Surveys

APDIM survey data are used to help members better understand and advance their profession by informing organizational policies and initiatives and sharing analyses of the results in medical education journals or Academic Internal Medicine Week or other conferences.

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CDIM Clerkship Director Surveys

CDIM surveys aim to assess the needs of CDIM membership and provide course and clerkship directors with answers to questions of educational relevance, describe practices, standards, and issues affecting teaching, learning, scholarship, and research in undergraduate medical education, and assess perceptions of educational leaders about those processes.

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CDIM Clerkship Administration Surveys

CA surveys are intended to better understand 1. Workload and scope of administrator duties due to curricular and structural changes in academic medicine, 2. Resource availability for professional satisfaction and growth among administrative professionals in third- and fourth-year medical student internal medicine training.

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