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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 issues in graduate medical education. Contact us at aogme@aacom.org for more information. 

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Holistic and Novel Approaches to Residency Recruitment

Date: Friday, October 30, 2020 4:00 PM ET
Dr. Sandra Snyder, Dr. Leanne M. Chrisman-Khawam and Dr. Doug Harley
On Friday, October 30 at 4:00 PM ET, join us for a webinar showcasing an approach to comprehensive review of residency applicants. Dr. Sandra Snyder, Dr. Leanne M. Chrisman-Khawam and Dr. Doug Harley will discuss their approach and the relationship between the Cleveland Clinic and Ohio Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Register for the webinar.

Approaches to the 2021 Residency Match Cycle: Program Perspective

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:30 PM ET
Thomas Mohr, DO, Ms. Melva Landrum, Joanne Baker, DO, Sandra Snyder, DO, Jason Miller, DO, Taisei Suzuki, DO, and Jaishree Patel, PharmD

This discussion forum hosted by the AOGME and the AACOM Council on Residency Placement (CORP) explores the impact of changes to the 2021 ERAS and match cycle on how program directors evaluate candidates. The discussion facilitates conversations between program directors and medical school residency advisors. Program directors in family medicine, internal medicine and psychiatry programs cover topics such as preparing MSPEs with a COVID impact statement, specialty-specific COVID-19 responses, sub-internships, away rotations, virtual interviewing, and more.

View the webinar recording and slides.

Virtual Recruiting: AIAMC and AOGME

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:00 PM ET
Mike Grubich, President, Managing Partner
Shelley A. Smith, Senior Consultant

View the webinar hosted by the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers and AOGME on September 17 to get tips to optimize your virtual interviewing strategies, with a focus on outcomes. Featuring Mike Grubich and Shelley A. Smith from LAK Group, the webinar highlights common mistakes to avoid, as well as how to stage your home office, tips for creating a dynamic screen presence, and how to engage your audience.  

View the webinar recording.

Virtual Student Interview Best Practices 

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020 7:30 PM ET
Chris Parr, Director, Graduate Medical Education Advising and Applications, Marian University
Elizabeth Petsche, JD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Senior Advisor to Senior Vice President of Health Professions, Marian University           

View the webinar hosted by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) in partnership with AOGME on virtual interviewing for residency. From navigating technology to avoiding common interview pitfalls, this interactive-session will provide students with recommendations, best practices and exemplars as they prepare for virtual interviews. This will not be a lecture, but a dialogue that will provide students with the opportunity to ask questions and receive feedback. 

View the webinar recording.

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