AOGME Webinar Series


Peer-to-Peer Advice: Moving from Initial to Continued Accreditation for Internal Medicine

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Presenter: Mo Som, DO, MS
This webinar will help assist internal medicine program directors by providing advice to help programs move from initial to continued accreditation. This webinar will explore the do's and don'ts of preparing for the accreditation site visit and outline expectations for program directors, faculty, and residents to collectively prepare for site visit day. Register for the webinar


image of computer screenAOGME Residents and Fellows Council Webinar

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Presenter: Breanne Jaqua, DO, MPH, Daniel Krajcik, MBA, & Cassandre Marseille-Perard, DO
This webinar will introduce the new AOGME Residents and Fellows Council. The council's purpose it to strengthen and develop the medical education continuum in accordance with the osteopathic recognition. Register for the webinar


Researching and Writing an Effective Background Section of Research Paper

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Presenter: Lori Fitterling, M.L.S.
This webinar will focus on how to approach the background section of a research paper, including the following: conducting a literature review, strategies in database searching, analyzing search results, and writing guidelines. Register for the webinar


Osteopathic Recognition: Application & ADS Updates

Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018
Presenter: Tiffany Moss, MBA
This webinar will review updates to the Osteopathic Recognition application that went into effect in the last four months, as well as updates to the information collected in the ACGME Accreditation Data System (ADS) for programs with Osteopathic Recognition. Common Osteopathic Recognition citations and best practices will be discussed for programs applying for and with Osteopathic Recognition. Register for the webinar


Peer-to-Peer Advice: Moving from Initial to Continued Accreditation for Institutional Sponsors 

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Presenter: Kerrie J. Jordan, MS, C-TAGME
This webinar will provide advice from a Designated Institutional Official (DIO) to help institutions move from initial to continued accreditation through the single GME accreditation system. The webinar will provide an approach to preparing for the continued accreditation review process and site visit, as well as strategies for answering citations. Register for the webinar

On-demand Webinars by Topic

GME Accreditation Series


Peer-to-Peer Advice: Attaining Continued Accreditation in Family Medicine

Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Presenter: Saroj Misra, DO, FACOFP
This 60-minute webinar will focus on finding the "light at the end of the tunnel" that is Continued Accreditation. Dr. Misra will provide information and guidance to assist programs that are currently in initial accreditation status and that will soon begin the continued accreditation review process. The discussion will center around strategies for answering citations, submission of information to Review Committees and future planning for maintenance of accreditation. View webinar and slides

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Navigating the Accreditation Forest: On the CLER Path

Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Presenter: Nicole Qualls, JD, MPH             
The Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) is a component of the ACGME accreditation system. This webinar will describe the CLER program and the goals of the review. Additionally, the discussion will focus on the personnel, resources and information required for a successful CLER site visit. View webinar and slides.


Transitioning Your Traditional Rotating Internship (TRI) to Transitional Year

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Presenter: Cheryl Gross, MA, CAE
This presentation provides an overview of the ACGME Transitional Year program, the application process, and the specialties that utilize the transitional year as the preliminary year. View webinar and slides. 


Osteopathic Recognition Series

These webinars present best practices in applying for, achieving and maintaining Osteopathic Recognition.

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OPP Integration Within the Single Accreditation System

Presenter: Russell Maier, MD, FAAFP
Date: January 17, 2018
This presentation reviews key aspects of ACGME Osteopathic Recognition, potential barriers and their solutions to integrating OPP, and presents several options for achieving OPP Integration in an ACGME accredited program.
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Osteopathic Recognition Programs

Presenter: Sarah James, DO
Date: October 18, 2017
The presentation introduces best practices in osteopathic educational evaluation of osteopathic residents through newer ACGME processes. View Webinar

Osteopathic Focused Grand Rounds: Supporting an Osteopathic Learning Environment

Presenters: Michael Rowane, DO and Susan Ratay, DO
December 13, 2017
This information focused session is a joint presentation from the AODME and the American Academy of Osteopathy. View Webinar

Integrating an Osteopathic Curriculum into Your Residency

Presenter: Sandy Snyder, DO
Date: February 1, 2017
This presentation covers how to develop a longitudinal osteopathic curriculum. View Webinar

Patient Care Series


Musculoskeletal Health Disparities: Breaking the Vicious Cycle 

Presenter: Tamara Huff, MD         
 July 11, 2018
This webinar discusses the scope and causes of disparities in musculoskeletal healthcare. Dr. Huff expounds on the connection between obesity and joint pain, and how movement is key to break this vicious cycle. She also discusses new challenges to ensuring equitable musculoskeletal care in diverse communities. View webinar and slides

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Narrative Competence and Empathy in Patient Care

Presenter: Daniel J. Waters, DO, FACOS
March 28, 2018
This webinar defines narrative medicine or narrative health care and its benefits. Dr. Waters describes the importance of the patient's story, outlines narrative competence, and discusses the applicability of narrative skills to medical education and clinical practice. View webinar and slides.

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Scholarly Activity Series

As AOA-approved programs transition to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education, the importance of attaining and reporting on scholarly activity for program faculty is evident. These education webinars offer guided steps and resources on attaining scholarly activity through research.


Ask a Biostatistician: Developing Your Data Analysis

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Presenters: Mark R. Speicher, PhD, MHA & Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten, MSc, MA, PhD
This webinar reviewed the process for developing your measurable constructs, assessing the value of proxy measures, identifying variable types, and selecting the proper analyses and statistical methods to perform your hypothesis tests. View webinar and slides


Conference Abstract Writing: Tips & Tricks 

Presenter: Mark R. Speicher, PhD, MHA
 August 15, 2018
This webinar will review the process for developing your conference abstract, successfully navigating the abstract submission process, and understanding what abstract reviewers might be looking for. View webinar and slides


Integrating Research into Osteopathic Clinical Practice

Presenter: Kimberly Wolf, DO, FACOP, FAAP    
 August 8, 2018
This webinar will help clinical practitioners introduce more research into their practice, specifically research with osteopathic orientation. Dr. Wolf will discuss strategies to help initiate research and share resources for existing research, funding, grant writing, and more. View webinar and slides


Ask a Biostatistician: Developing Your Research Question and Conducting a Literature Search

Presenter: Mark R. Speicher, PhD             
 May 23, 2018
This webinar guides novice researchers through the process of developing a research question and testable hypotheses, as well as exploring the research question in current medical literature. View webinar and slides

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Quality Improvement: Why and How in GME

Presenter: Daniel Lombardi, DO, FACOEP
February 21, 2018
Quality Improvement is a formal approach to the analysis of performance and systematic efforts to improve it. This webinar focuses on the role and implementation of quality improvement processes in graduate medical education.  View webinar and slides

Scholar Overview: Demystifying Medical Research Projects, Part 2

Presenters: Robert W. Hostoffer, DO, PhD and Brian P. Peppers, DO, PhD
Date: June 26, 2017
The conclusion of a workshop on the essential steps in beginning and seeing through a medical research project. View webinar

Demystifying Medical Research Projects, Part 1

Presenters: Robert W. Hostoffer, DO, PhD and Brian P. Peppers, DO, PhD
Date: June 19, 2017
A guided workshop through specific tasks to help create a fun miniature research project which can be carried out in a longer form later. View webinar

Scholar 7 Series Webinars

Presenters: Brian P. Peppers, DO, PhD; Priya Varma, DO; Yoon Mi Kim, DO; Robert W. Hostoffer Jr., DO, PhD; Michael P. Rowane, DO.
In the wake of the formation of a single accreditation system in the United States, a series of seven two-hour workshops were created to aid faculty and residents in removing misconceptions/barriers and sharpening universal proficiencies needed in the increased pursuit of scholarly work. Details

Scholar 4 Series Webinars

Presenters: Robert W. Hostoffer Jr., DO, PhD; Brian P. Peppers, DO, PhD; Devi Jhaveri, DO.
After the development of an hypothesis, introduction, specific aims, material and methods, preliminary data, conclusion and IRB submission in Scholar 7, the researcher will collect their data. Once the data is collected and analyzed, Scholar 4 takes over. Scholar 4 helps the researcher to develop an abstract, poster, oral presentation, and manuscript. Details

From Patient to Paper: How to Create Scholarly Activity for the Clinician

Presenter: Robert Orenstein, DO
Date: October 25, 2016
What are the hurdles to overcome and steps to create a valuable and publishable manuscript? View webinar

Osteopathic Research: A How To Guide, Part 2 of 2

Presenter: Kimberly Wolf, DO
Date: September 14, 2016
Gain perspective on the need for evidence in our field, and receive tools to help make this happen. View webinar

Osteopathic Research: A How To Guide, Part 1 of 2

Presenter: Kimberly Wolf, DO
Date: September 7, 2016
Gain perspective on the need for evidence in our field, and receive tools to help make this happen. View webinar


Physician/Resident Wellness & Resilience Series


Developing a Wellness Curriculum 

Presenter: Margaret M. Wilkins, DO, FACOFP             
 June 6, 2018
In recognition of the high rate of burnout, depression and suicidality among learners, a wellness curriculum is important. This webinar provides viewers with tips and ideas on how to start and maintain a wellness curriculum for learners. View webinar and slides


Recognizing Warning Signs of Burnout and Depression in Learners

Presenter: Margaret M. Wilkins, DO, FACOFP             
 April 12, 2018
Burnout and depression are happening at an alarming rate to learners. This webinar discusses the statistics, looks at the role of stressors including the way we teach, helps identify the at-risk learner and provides ways to monitor and prevent these issues. View webinar and slides.

Resident Resilience

Presenter: Kristina Sturgill, DO
Date: January 24, 2017
A look at factors that contribute to physician and resident satisfaction and burnout and a discussion of the importance of identifying and understanding personal values and goals. View webinar

Lessons Learned from a Resident Wellness Program

Presenter: Sharon Rouse, DO
Date: January 25, 2017
What we’ve learned from a program designed to encourage resident physicians’ engagement in and exposure to activities which may become the basis of a resilient life-style. View webinar

Confronting Reality, Part 2: Suicide Risk Among Medical Students and Physicians

Presenters: Ulrick Vieux, DO, MS and Eric Jarmon, DO
Date: May 17, 2017
The purpose of this-two part seminar is to identify at-risk individuals and to demystify mental illness; thereby providing opportunities and solutions to address this problem. View webinar

Confronting Reality, Part 1: Addressing Mental Illness Among Medical Students and Physicians

Presenters: Ulrick Vieux, DO, MS and Stephanie Kuntz, DO
Date: May 10, 2017
The purpose of this-two part seminar is to identify at-risk individuals and to demystify mental illness; thereby providing opportunities and solutions to address this problem. View webinar

On demand webinars

Additional On-Demand Webinars

NBOME & COMLEX-USA Update for Residency Program Directors

Presenter: John Gimpel, DO, Med
Date: November 1, 2017
The presentation will describe the COMLEX-USA examination, focusing on resources for PDs and Coordinators in interpreting COMLEX-USA scores. View webinar

The Milestones: The Good, The Bad, and What You Should be Doing

Presenter: Laura Edgar, EdD, CAE
Date: September 27, 2017
Background for the Milestones, including how to identify and exemplify good group processes. View webinar

The ACGME Accreditation Site Visit

Presenter: Ingrid Philibert, PhD, MBA
Date: August 23, 2017
Current and practical information aout the ACGME accreditation site visit in the Single Accreditation System. View webinar

Medical Student Rotation Availability: Innovative Ideas to Meet Training Needs

Presenter: Anita Showalter, DO, FACOOG (Dist)
Date: July 12, 2017
As numbers of medical students needing clinical rotations increases, innovative ideas are needed to meet clinical rotation needs. View webinar

Tailoring Primary Care Training for the Physician Shortage: Does Detroit Have The Solution?

Presenter: John W. Sealey, DO, FACOS
Date: April 12, 2017
Introduction to the Authority Health GME Consortium, a Teaching Health Center program based in Detroit Michigan including: an overview of the reason for its creation, what we have learned over the past four years of training, and preparing for the future. View webinar

Deficit or Defiance? Addressing Barriers to Learning in the Clinical Setting

Presenter: Rica Amity, Phd, NCC
Date: March 22, 2017
Identifying, assessing, and addressing reasons for a learner’s deficit(s). View webinar

AOA Board Certification/The Match: Fact vs. Rumor

Presenter: Boyd R. Buser, DO
Date: November 7, 2016
An update on AOA board certification and the match relative to the osteopathic profession. View webinar

Directing Osteopathic Education in the New Postgraduate World

Presenter: Sarah James, DO
Date: August 31, 2016
An introduction to best practices in osteopathic education for both osteopathic and allopathic residents. View webinar

ACGME Institutional Accreditation in the Single Accreditation System

Presenter: Paul Foster Johnson, MFA
Date: November 3, 2015
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