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In this time of rapid change, AOGME seeks to offer connections with members to help support and share perspectives, challenges, guidance and information. Beginning in April, AOGME is hosting open forums for members to share experiences, challenges and approaches to addressing pandemic-related, and other issues, in graduate medical education. Contact us at aogme@aacom.org for more information. 

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Meet the New RFC Board Members

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Meet the New RFC Board Members

Dimitri Tito, DO
Dimitri Tito,

Maria Jones, DO
Maria Jones,

Mustafa Basree DO, MS
Mustafa Basree

Linda Logan, DO
Linda Logan,

Are you a OMS-III or OMS-IV? Sign up to learn more about the Residents and Fellows Council!

The Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) is a special membership within AACOM’s Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators (AOGME) specifically for resident and fellow physicians. The RFC serves as a platform for members to exchange ideas, network, and gain access to professional development opportunities.

The RFC also serves as a forum for members to voice concerns, suggestions, and expectations to national medical education leaders. The RFC wants to maintain connection with medical students as they prepare for the transition to residency. Join the new listserv to get invitations to webinars, meetings and engage with residents and fellows! 

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OhioHealth Doctors Hospital: Building The Infrastructure To Support Multiple OR Programs, A Unique Perspective

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Presenters: Elizabeth Zmuda, DO, Andrew Eilerman, DO

Join us for a webinar featuring Dr. Elizabeth Zmuda and Dr. Andrew Eilerman of OhioHealth Doctors Hospital as they share their model for supporting Osteopathic Recognition for multiple graduate medical education programs at an osteopathic teaching site that is part of a larger ACGME-accredited Sponsoring Institution. Understand where standardization is supportive for infrastructure but where the specialization of skills supports individual training programs and unique skill sets. Learn best practices that address challenges other programs may face as they apply for or maintain Osteopathic Recognition.

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Understanding and Using the ACGME Resident Surveys to Improve Your Residency Program

Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Presenters: Deborah S. Clements, MD, W. Fred Miser, MD, MA

Join us for a webinar featuring Dr. Deborah S. Clements, Chair of Family & Community Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Dr. W. Fred Miser, Director of The Ohio State University Family and Community Medicine Residency Program, as they explain the content areas and structure of the required annual ACGME Resident Survey. Drs. Clements and Miser will focus on their own experience with the survey over their combined 60 years of experience as program directors. They will discuss ways to prepare residents for the survey while ensuring compliance with the ACGME requirements and will also discuss the implications of the survey on program accreditation. Participants will be encouraged to discuss any program changes as a result of the survey during their annual ACGME Accreditation Data System update.

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How to Succeed in Your Clinical Rotations

Date: Monday, February 28, 2022 
Presenters: Emmanuel Tito, DO, Allison Daniel, DO, Linda Logan, DO, Maria Jones, DO, Alisa Pham, DO, Lisa Shelburne, MBA, Katie Harden, MBA

View the webinar on how to succeed in your core clinical rotations/away rotations presented by the AOGME's Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) Executive Board. This webinar focuses on tips to help you prepare for success in your core clinical rotations/away rotations.

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Informational Webinar on 3 Key Changes to CMS Graduate Medical Education Funding Opportunities 

Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 
Presenters: Emily Jane Cook, JD, Drew Elizabeth McCormick, JD

View this webinar featuring healthcare law partners Emily Cook and Drew McCormick of McDermott Will & Emery for a webinar to review the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rule that finalizes three key changes related to graduate medical education (GME) funding opportunities. The presenters discuss changes including distribution of 1,000 new residency slots, changes applicable to the Rural Training Track (RTT) program, and changes for hospitals who inadvertently set low or zero per resident amounts (PRAs) or FTE caps.  

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AOGME Residents and Fellows Council Webinar on Residency Match Preparation

Date: Monday, January 24, 2022 
Presenters: Emmanuel Tito, DO, Allison Daniel, DO, Linda Logan, DO, Maria Jones, DO, Alisa Pham, DO, Kenneth Heiles, DO, Holly Waters, DO, Katie Harden, MBA

View the webinar on preparing for residency match presented by the AOGME's Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) Executive Board. This webinar focuses on post-interview match tips for applicants to residency programs to include tips on how to formulate your program rank list. 

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ACGME's Updates on Milestones 2.0 and Osteopathic Recognition

Laura EdarDate: Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 5:00 PM ET
Presenter: Laura Edgar, EdD, CAE

View this webinar by Laura Edgar, EdD, CAE, vice president for milestone development at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) on Milestones 2.0 and the 2022 implementation of the new Osteopathic Recognition milestones. This webinar reviews changes to both Milestones as well as the Supplemental Guide and other resources. View the webinar recording.

Overview of the ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Program 

ZayasDate: Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Jose Zayas, DO

View this webinar that provides background and details about the Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) program. Dr. Zayas reviews the role that programs play in CLER and also discusses why there is an emphasis on the role Clinical Learning Environment (CLE)s, sites, and Sponsoring Institutions (SIs). In addition, Dr. Zayas provides some highlights from the most recent National Report of Findings and will share resources that are available about CLER.

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AACOM/AIAMC Webinar: The Value and Impact of Osteopathic Recognition

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Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021, 1:00 PM ET
Presenters: Kelly Raj, DO, Alexander Ford, DO, Lilian White, MD, Neil Smith, DO

View this interactive webinar by the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers and AOGME on the value of GME and Osteopathic Recognition. Presenters will include the President of Fairview Hospital, Director of Osteopathic Education and residents from the Cleveland Clinic.

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