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  • May 2022— AAIM is pleased to announce that Polly E. Parsons, MD, will serve as AAIM President and CEO, beginning July 11, 2022. The second president in the Alliance’s history, Dr. Parsons brings her commitment to the tripartite mission to lead AAIM into the next phase of the future. The Alliance members, leaders, and staff look forward to Dr. Parsons’s leadership as AAIM continues to serve the needs Read more

  • Learning the Language of DEI

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    Imposter Syndrome First explained in the 1978 by psychologists Suzanne Imes, PhD, and Pauline Rose Clance, PhD, Merriam-Webster states that impostor syndrome is a psychological condition that is characterized by persistent doubt concerning one's abilities or accomplishments accompanied by the fear of being exposed as a fraud despite evidence of one's ongoing success. According to Psychology Read more

  • Data in Brief: DEI

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    May 2022— In 2021, most APDIM residency and fellowship program administration internal medicine residents and fellowship program administrators attended society equity training offered by their institutions. Learn more #DEINewsletter #News ​​

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    May 2022— Mark your calendar and plan on attending the 2022 APDIM Fall Meeting, which will be held in person in San Diego, CA, September 22-24. Registration opens on June 6. DEI is its own workshop track at the meeting; your expert peers will provide ideas, approaches, and content that you can bring back to your own institution. Learn more #DEINewsletter #News

  • May 2022— AAIM discourages participation in the Doximity survey for the Residency Navigator tool because of the survey's flawed methodology and unscientific approach and the invalid data it yields. The Alliance is concerned about the potential harm the tool can cause, including misinformation that does not take into consideration the various factors that influence a student's "fit" into a training Read more

  • April 2022– Almost 3,000 incoming chief residents, residency and fellowship administrators, student educators, business administrators, and GME faculty came together for Academic Internal Medicine Week 2022, AAIM's first in-person conference in two years. Attendees, who were all fully vaccinated, wore optional masks and signaled their contact preferences via colored lanyards—but hugs and handshakes Read more

  • April 2022— Now in its fifth year, the AAIM Guidelines for Fellowship Applicant Letter of Recommendations have improved the educational handover from residency to fellowship. When compared to letters that did not adhere to guidelines, fellowship program directors found conforming letters to be more helpful in many areas. Programs are encouraged to fully adopt the guidelines for 2022 internal medicine Read more

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    April 2022— Without volunteers, AAIM would have no speakers, no authors, no decision-makers, no data, no ambassadors, no relationships with key stakeholders, no national guidelines, no mentors, and no voice in the “house of medicine.” In April, the Alliance acknowledges National Volunteer Month with immense gratitude for the time, commitment, leadership, expertise, and service of hundreds of AAIM volunteers Read more

  • March 2022— All members are invited to submit a workshop proposal for the 2022 APDIM Fall Meeting. The meeting will be held in person September 22-24, in San Diego, CA. An ideal workshop includes content that is applicable to most programs and presents innovations in enhancing the work of academic internal medicine, reveal novel approaches to common challenges, or focus on "hot topic" issues. Successful Read more

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    March 2022— AAIM is committed to providing more members more opportunities to serve on committees and task forces that influence the academic internal medicine community at the local and national level. In FY 2023, AAIM will offer multiple calls for committee, task force, and work group volunteers. This first call features more than 10 Alliance or association committees, including program planning Read more