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  • Blog Entry

    January 2022— The ABIM Foundation has launched a new grant program designed to identify and counter misinformation in health care and public health. Two large grants will support the enhancement or expansion of existing practices that are designed to identify and counter misinformation in health care and public health. In particular, the foundation seeks to support practices focused on improving the Read more

  • January 2022— Because travel and in-person visits heighten risks to communities and individuals, including the same faculty, residents, and staff who are vital to keeping our health care and educational systems functional, AAIM announced January 10 that the original guidance for the residency interview season (issued in July 2021) have been amended to recommend that programs not offer or conduct in-person Read more

  • Council Elections Open Now

    Blog Entry

    January 2022— AAIM is pleased to announce the elections for the FY 2022 councils are now open.  Each member is eligible to cast one ballot for each election in which he or she is eligible to vote; eligibility is determined by membership status. A majority of member votes received will elect councilors and officers for each council. Councilors and treasurers serve three year terms. Excepting MPPDA, Read more

  • Blog Entry

    January 2022— ACP is seeking applicants to the MKSAP Question Writing Committee. Members serve for two years (2022-2024), write syllabus text, write new multiple-choice questions, receive a stipend and paid full ACP membership, and attend contributor committee meetings. To apply, submit a statement of interest and CV to mksap_editors@acponline.org by January 14. Learn more #News #ACP #Stakeholder Read more

  • AAIM Seeks Grant Writing Coaches

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    January 2022— Project coaches are assigned to FY 2022 Innovation Grant ( Building Trust through DEI in Internal Medicine Training ) applicants who want help developing a full proposal. Coaches will work with applicants in February and March, assisting them with developing research methodology, measurement tools, and budget development. Sign up by January 21! Learn more #News #AAIMConnection Read more

  • January 2022— AAMC will host a webinar Wednesday, January 19, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST to review the initial findings from year one of the supplemental application pilot. To ensure appropriate feedback from internal medicine (currently only 13% response), please make sure that program director and dashboard users respond to the year one request for feedback sent by AAMC; the deadline has been Read more

  • December 2021— At its December 2021 meeting, the USMLE Management Committee conducted a review of the USMLE Step 1 passing standard and decided that a two-point increase in the passing standard used to determine a pass or fail outcome will apply to Step 1 examinees testing on or after January 26, 2022. The 2022 passing standard will change from 194 to 196. USMLE conducts a review and analysis of the Read more

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    December 2021— The AAIM office will be closed for winter break from December 20 until January 2. AAIM leaders and staff wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday season! #News #AAIMConnection #Current AAIM Connection ​​​​

  • December 2021— The AAMC Supplemental Application Work Group, which includes UME and GME representatives from the Alliance, has begun meeting to review preliminary information from the supplemental application pilot for internal medicine, dermatology, and surgery in the 2021-2022 cycle. More than 700 programs and 2,500 program users invited almost 28,000 applicants, who submitted 22,900 applications. Read more

  • December 2021— Alliance Women LEAD is pleased to host its first webinar Tuesday, December 14, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST. Bergitta E. Cotroneo, FACMPE, will teach participants how to identify the signs of imposter syndrome; create alternative ways to communicate about their skills, knowledge and expertise; develop a plan to engage a coach or mentor who can support the changes required to break Read more