Past Annual Meetings


Thursday, March 26th:  Aligning with the C-Suite

Pre-Conference Workshop

Gaining a Seat at the Table:  Growing Health Care Teams
Speaker: Mark Hertling, Lieutenant General (retired), Sr. VP, Global Partnering and Physician Leader Development, Florida Hospital

Annual Meeting Opens
Ronald Amedee, MD, AIAMC President
Ruric “Andy” Anderson, MD, MBA 2015 Annual Meeting Chairman

Panel Presentation: Leadership through the Continuum of Medical Education
Speakers: Darrell Kirch MD, President and CEO, AAMC and Kate Regnier, MA, MBA, Executive Vice President, ACCME 

GME & Research – Strategic Assets
Speaker: Warner Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Health System

AIAMC C-Suite Alignment: The Road Ahead
Speakers:  Sue Anderson, Executive VP, CIO, CFO, Virginia Mason Medical Center; Michael Grace, Interim Chief Operating Officer, Kaiser Permanente – Oakland; and Kenneth Silverstein, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Christiana Care Health Services 

Aurora Health Care – Adding Value through Aligning the Continuum of Medical Education Programs
Speakers: Deborah Simpson, PhD, Professor and Director, Medical Education Programs and Andy Anderson, MD, Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs 

Carolinas HealthCare System - Transforming Academics to Meet Evolving Healthcare Demands: One IAMC’s Story
Speakers:  Lisa Howley, PhD Assistant Vice President of Medical Education & Physician Development and Associate Professor of Medical Education, UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine and Leonard G. Feld, MD, PhD, MMM, FAAP, Senior Medical Director & Senior Academic Chair, Pediatric Specialties Care Division; Professor & Sara H. Bissel and Howard C. Bissel Endowed Chair in Pediatrics; Chief Medical Officer – Levine Children’s Hospital 

Riverside Methodist Hospital/OhioHealth - Engaging the C-Suite:  A Kaizen Approach
Speakers: Sara Sukalich, MD, Director of Medical Education and DIO; Miriam Chan, PharmD, Director of Research and EBM Education; Benjamin Bring, DO, Resident, Family Medicine; Thomas Harmon, MD, Vice President Medical Affairs; and Kimberly Morton, MD, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine

Friday, March 27th:  Providing Continuum-Based Curricula

Interest Tables:

AIAMC 101 for First-Time Attendees and Newer Members                                                                   Speaker:  Joe Jaeger, DrPH, Vice President/President-Elect, AIAMC and Chief Academic Officer Monmouth Medical Center

Developing Emergency Procedures and Guidelines for Residents’ Role in a Declared Extreme Emergencies and Disaster:  JPS Health Network

Speaker:  Josephine Fowler, MD, Vice President of Academic Affairs

Integration of Academics in Healthcare – The Scott & White Healthcare Experience as a Model for Enhanced Research, Education and Financial Operations in the Clinical Enterprise:  Baylor Scott & White
Speaker:  Donald Wesson, MD, MBA, Chief Academic Officer

Keynote Address - The Future of Assessment:  The Arc Across the Continuum 

Speaker:  Brian Hodges, MD, PhD, Vice President, Education, University Health Network Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto 

Panel Presentation:  Transforming the Continuum Experience   
Speakers:  John Combes, MD, Sr. Vice President, American Hospital Association (AHA); Erin Dupree, MD, CMO and Vice President, The Joint Commission (TJC) Center for Transforming Healthcare; Donald Goldmann, MD, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI); and Susan Skochelak, MD, Vice President, Medical Education Association (AMA)

Aurora Health Care - Analyzing the Joys & Challenges of Clinical Teaching Using Intrinsic Motivators
Speakers:  Deborah Simpson, PhD, Professor and Director, Medical Education Programs and Ruric "Andy" Anderson, MD, Sr. Vice President, Academic Affiars

Christiana Care Health System – Resident Quality & Safety Council:  Building Interdepartmental Collaboration
Speakers:  Neil Jasani, MD, MBA, FACEP, Chief Academic Officer & DIO and Vice President, Medical Affairs and Robert Dressler, MD, MBA, Associate Patient Safety Officer & Vice Chair and Director of Patient Safety and Quality, Department of Medicine 

Tri Health - Breaking Down Individual Program Silos:  GME-Wide Curricula on Faculty Development, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Speakers:  Dawn Kelly, MEd, Education Specialist and Becky Williams, MEd, Administrative Director, Medical Education 

AIAMC Annual Business Meeting 

Panel Presentation:  Ensuring the Competent Physician 
Speakers:  Robert Englander, MD, Sr. Director, Competency Based Learning & Assessment, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC); Laura Edgar, EdD, Director, Milestones Development, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME); and Lois Margaret Nora, MD, JD, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) 

Saturday, March 28th:  Leveraging Technology

Interest Tables  

Sharing Breakfast with Voices of Experience
Speaker:  Jeffrey Stearns, MD, AIAMC Board Director and NI IV Director, Aurora Health Care

Writing Breakout Session Proposals and Poster Abstracts that Get Accepted:  Tips for Success
Speaker:  Deborah Simpson, PhD, Professor and Director, Medical Education Programs 

Plenary Presentation - How Social Media can Change Health Professional Education

Speaker:  Michelle Lin, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of CA-San Francisco and Editor-     in-Chief, Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (ALiEM) 

Carolinas HealthCare Systems - The Four Cs: A Simulation-Based Interdisciplinary Common Critical Care Curriculum Across Four Institutions
Speakers:  Eric M. Anderson, MEd, Director of Graduate Medical Education and Mark J. Bullard MD, Medical Director, Carolinas Simulation Center & Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine 

Main Line Health - The Medical Student Advocate Program: A Cost-Effective Program Promotes Quality for the Vulnerable and Teaches Care-Coordination and Population Health
Speakers:  Barry Mann, MD, Chief Academic Officer and Chinwe Onyekere, System Administrator, Graduate Medical Education 

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center - Quality Improvement and Research: How Our Institution Handles the Grey Zone
Speakers:  Hollis O’Neal Jr., MD, Medical Director of Research and Michael Bolton, MD, Director of Quality and Safety for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital 

Poster Slam

Closing Plenary Session

The Clinical Learning Environment 2020:The Future is Here
Speaker:  Kevin Weiss, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President, Institutional Accreditation, ACGME



Thursday, March 27th

Optional Pre-Conference Workshop
Strategies to Advance the Struggling Medical Learner
Speaker: Jeannette Guerrasio, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado 

Annual Meeting Opens
Brian Owens, MD, AIAMC President
Shelly Monks, MBA, 2014 Annual Meeting Chairman 

Keynote Address
Topic: The Future of the USA Healthcare System
Speaker: Denis Cortese, MD, Director, Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program and Foundation Professor, Arizona State University, and Professor Emeritus & CEO, Mayo Clinic 

The IHI/AIAMC Quality Scholars Program: Developing Leaders for a New Health Care Environment 
Speaker: Donald Goldmann, MD, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer 

Annual AIAMC Business Meeting
Speaker: Brian Owens 

Friday, March 28th

Plenary Session
Putting the Patient First: Genomic Medicine Meets Primary Care

Speaker: Kevin Strauss, MD, Medical Director, Clinic for Special Children 

Continuing Medical Education and Quality Integrating CME and Quality At the Bedside and Across the Healthcare System
Speakers:  Charles Finch, DO, Chief Academic Officer, Scottsdale Healthcare and Daniel Meyer, MD, Medical Director for Quality, Hospital Medicine, Maine Medical Center (Handouts) 

Executive Management and Research - The Evolution of Patient Safety at an Academic Medical System
Speakers:  David Mayer, MD, Vice President, Quality and Safety, MedStar Health and Kelly Smith, PhD, Research Director, MedStar Health Research Institute 

GME Funding 2.0: 2014 and Beyond
Speakers: Felix Ankel, MD, Vice President & Executive Director; Heidi Conrad, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research; Neil Jasani, MD, Vice President, Academic Affairs; and Tom Corrigan, Chief Financial Officer, Christiana Care Health Services 

Panel Presentation: The National View
Speakers: Atul Grover, MD, Chief Public Policy Officer, AAMC; John Combes, MD, Sr. Vice President, AHA; and Susan Skochelak, MD, Vice President, Medical Education, AMA 

Aurora Health Care - Physician 2020 Job Description – Critical Roles & Responsibilities
Deborah Simpson, PhD, Medical Education Programs Director, and Andy Anderson, MD, Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs 

Christiana Care Health System - Building the Next Generation of Medical Quality and Patient Safety Leaders: A Multi-Pronged GME Approach
Speakers: Robert Dressler, MD, Vice Chair and Director of Patient Safety and Quality, Department of Medicine, and Neil Jasani, MD, Vice President, Academic Affairs 

Crittenton Hospital Medical Center/Wayne State University - Aligning Institutional OSCEs withCLER Focus Areas
Speakers: Lisa Dillon, PhD, Director for Research and Education, and Tsveti, Markova, MD, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and DIO

Christiana Care Health System - Aligning Research in the Context of Clinical and Operational Objectives: Laying the Foundation for Achieving the Triple Aim
Speakers:  Eric Jackson, MD, Director, Center for Health Care Delivery Science and Associate Director of the Value Institute and Diane Bohner, MD, Medical Director for Patient and Family Centered Care 

Ochsner Health System – Institutional Oversight of the GME Enterprise: Utilization of a GME Report Card
Speaker: Ronald Amedee, MD, Designated Institutional Official and Chairman, Otolaryngology (Handouts) 

Virginia Mason Medical Center - Quality Improvement and Scholarly Activity: Making it Lean (Slides | Handouts)
Speakers: Craig Blackmore, MD, Director, Center for Health Services Research, and Summer Engler, MD, Resident, Internal Medicine 

Saturday, March 29th

Panel Presentation: UGME-GME-CME
Speakers: Darrell Kirch, MD, President and CEO, AAMC; Thomas Nasca, MD, MACP, Chief Executive Officer, ACGME; and Murray Kopelow, MD, MS (Comm), President and CEO, ACCME 

Poster Slam
The highest-rated poster submissions will be presented in a poster slam, i.e., executive summary, format. Learn from and be inspired by your AIAMC-member colleagues who have completed innovative work in areas such as team-based care, future health care delivery and quality improvement. 

Closing Plenary Session and Boxed Lunch
The AIAMC President Panel: Reflecting Back, Looking Forward
Ethel Weinberg, MD; F. Stephen Larned, MD; Wm. James Howard, MD; William Thomas, MD; Peter Coggan, MD; Carl Patow, MD 


2013 Annual Meeting - Presentations

Thursday, March 21st

Pre-Conference Workshop

How to Best Develop a Clinical Learning Environment in the Six Focus Areas 
Speakers: Kevin Weiss, MD, Sr. Vice President, Institutional Review Accreditation, Robin Wagner, Vice President, CLER, and Carl Patow, MD, Regional Vice President, CLER Site Visit Program, ACGME; Dick Welling, MD, Vice President, Academic Affairs & DIO, TriHealth and Jeff Levine, PhD, Director, Academic Affairs & DIO, Atlantic Health

Communication within Multidisciplinary Healthcare Teams
Speaker: Michael Leonard, MD, Co-Chief Medical Officer, Pascal Metrics

Resiliency and Resident Communication
Speakers: Wayne Sotile, PhD, Author and Co-Director, Real Talk and Shiphra Ginsburg, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, U of Toronto

Interprofessional Continuing Education in Support of Improving Practice and Care
Speakers: James Burke, MD, Chief Physician Executive at Scottsdale Healthcare; Kate Regnier, MA, MBA, Deputy CEO and COO, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

Creating a Learning Healthcare System
Speakers: Eric Larson, MD, MPH, MACP, Vice President for Research - Group Health Cooperative, Group Health Research Institute; Andrew Nelson, Executive Director, HealthPartners Research Foundation; and Douglas Salvador, MD, MPH, Associate Chief Medical Officer and Patient Safety Officer, Maine Medical Center

From Hierarchies to Networks: Social Network Analysis (SNA) to Navigate Organizations
Speaker: Kimberly Fredericks, PhD, MPA, RD, Associate Dean and Chair of Graduate Programs, The Sage Colleges 

Friday, March 22nd

Keynote Presentation - A Culture of Respect: Key to Patient Safety
Speaker: Lucian Leape, MD, Adjunct Professor of Health Policy, Harvard School of Public Health

The National View
Speakers: Atul Grover, MD, Chief Public Policy Officer, AAMC; Senator Bill Nelson, Florida (invited); Senator Marco Rubio, Florida (invited); and David Sklar, MD, Associate Dean for GME, Univ of New Mexico and Editor, Academic Medicine (starting January 2013)

Leadership Development
Speaker: Ralph Jacobson, Principal, The Leader’s Toolbox 

Saturday, March 23rd

Panel Presentation
Speakers: Darrell Kirch, MD, President and CEO, AAMC; Thomas Nasca, MD, MACP, Chief Executive Officer, ACGME; and Murray Kopelow, MD, MS (Comm), President and Chief Executive Officer, ACCME

Overview and Results of National Initiative III
Speaker: Kevin Hinchey, MD, NI III Chairman and Chief Academic Officer, Baystate Medical Center

Poster Slam