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AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) Webinar on Residency Post-Interview Tips and Match Strategies

Date: Monday, January 23, 2023
Presenters: Dimitri Tito, DO; Linda Logan, DO; Allison Daniel, DO; Mustafa Basree, DO, MS; Maria Jones, DO; Anita Albritton

In this webinar, the AOGME RFC Executive Board talks about preparing for residency match. This webinar focuses on post-interview match tips for residency applicants and strategies for how to formulate your program rank list.

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How to Look Good on Paper: Building an Effective CV During Medical School for Residency Applications and Beyond

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Presenters: Katie Harden, MBA; Angela Walker, DO; Douglas W. Harley, DO; John Casey, DO, MA; Kenneth Heiles, DO

In this webinar, AACOM's CORP provides information and guidance to osteopathic medical students. Students will learn how to build a solid foundation for their curriculum vitae (CV) in medical school that will set them up for success in residency. The presenters include a panel of residency program directors from a variety of specialties, including orthopedic surgery, emergency medicine and more. The panelists discuss items on a CV that are specific to their specialties and strategies students should adopt when developing their own.
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Realizing our Potential as Healers: Professional Identity Formation

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Dennis Novack, MD

Join us for a joint webinar hosted by AOGME, the Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC) and Professional Formation featuring Dr. Dennis H. Novack, Professor of Medicine & Associate Dean of Medical Education at Drexel University College of Medicine and the founder of Professional Formation. He will discuss the biopsychosocial model of medicine, how learners evolve through medical school, the physician charter, unprofessional behavior and how professional identity formation can mitigate those behaviors. Dr. Novack will discuss the elements of professional formation, such as self-awareness, reflective practice, personal growth and maturity, and what faculty can teach, learn and role-model to enhance professional identity formation.

After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:
• Describe the 4 goals of medical education
• Describe the biopsychosocial model
• Name the commitments in the physician charter
• Adopt the goals of professional formation
• Name Kegan’s stages of adult development

AOGME is proud to partner with APHC and Professional Formation for this webinar. For more information about APHC, please visit https://academy-professionalism.org/ and for Professional Formation, please visit https://webcampus.med.drexel.edu/PCH/ProfessionalFormation/

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Panel Discussion on Pros & Cons of Virtual, Hybrid and In-Person Interviewing

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2022, 5:00 PM ET
Presenters: Robert Cain, DO; Tami Hendriksz, DO; Kimberly Bates, MD; Ashley Gullett, DO; Kerrie Jordan, DHSc; Dimitri Tito, DO; Beth Vitucci, DO

This webinar featured five medical professionals in diverse roles, discussing the pros and cons of virtual, hybrid and in-person interviewing. Learn their suggestions on how to best succeed in the new era of interviews.

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THCGME Funding and Operations: Victories, Challenges and Lessons

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Meaghan Ruddy, PhD

In this webinar, Dr. Meaghan Ruddy of The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education shares their experience with the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program. The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education is one of the first and largest THCGME organizations in the nation. Dr. Ruddy describes how The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education became so engaged with THCGME [vision], describes lessons learned in the maintenance of THCGME (from single accreditation to funding security) [lessons] and describes the impact on systems and communities of engaging with THCGME [victories].

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AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) Webinar on Residency Interviewing & Tips for The Match

Date: Monday, September 19, 2022, 7:00 PM ET
Presenters: Emmanuel Tito, DO; Linda Logan, DO; Mustafa Basree, DO, MS; Maria Jones, DO; Kevin Lee, DO; Katie Harden, MBA; Anita Albritton

View the webinar on residency interviewing and tips for the match presented by the AOGME RFC Executive Board. Learn about the experiences of RFC leadership and their key tips to prepare for interviewing and the match.

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(Re)considering GME Well-Being in the Wake of COVID-19

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 3:00 PM ET
Presenters: Jonathan Ripp, MD, MPH

In this webinar, Dr. Jonathan Ripp, Senior Associate Dean for Well-Being & Resilience at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, talks about graduate medical education well-being in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The importance of addressing the well-being of graduate medical trainees has become a significant priority impacting the education of the next generation of physicians prior to the pandemic. This webinar explores which issues remain relevant and the new considerations that have emerged in the wake of the pandemic.

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC): Healthcare IT and the Practitioner

Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Thomas Keane, MD

In this webinar, Dr. Thomas Keane, Senior Advisor to the National Coordinator for Health IT, provides an overview of The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), how it fits into the architecture of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), its impact on medical practice and how ONC is helping practitioners.

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

Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Deborah S. Clements, MD, W. Fred Miser, MD, MA

View the 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 focus on their own experience with the survey over their combined 60 years of experience as program directors. They 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. 

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OhioHealth Doctors Hospital: Building the Infrastructure to Support Multiple OR Programs, A Unique Perspective

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Elizabeth Zmuda, DO, Andrew Eilerman, DO

View the 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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How to Succeed in Your Clinical Rotations

Date: Monday, February 28, 2022, 7:00 PM ET
Presenters:  Emmanuel Tito, DO; Allison Daniel, DO; Linda Logan, DO; Maria Jones, DO; Alisa Pham, DO; Katie Harden, MBA; Lisa Shelburne, 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 and the Council on Residency Placement (CORP). This webinar will focus 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, 4:00 PM ET
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, 7:00 PM ET
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

Join us for a 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
Presenters: 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.

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Overview of the ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER)

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 Institution (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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Part III: Advocacy with Emphasis on the State Level

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Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Al Pheley, PhD and Daniel Skinner, PhD

In this webinar, you will learn about how you can engage in different forms of policy and advocacy, including state advocacy. OHPF co-directors will discuss how to get involved in state and local issues and how to leverage the OHPF to make a difference in local communities. The presentation will review important issues that are influenced at the state level, including licensure, education oversight, community and population health and more.

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Part II: Policy and Graduate Medical Education

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Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Al Pheley, PhD and Daniel Skinner, PhD

View the webinar on the Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship (OHPF) featuring Co-Directors Al Pheley, PhD, and Daniel Skinner, PhD, who will speak on key graduate medical education (GME) legislation and the potential future direction for GME funding policy.

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Update on AOA Board Certification: Recent Innovations and Future Opportunities 

Andrea Ciccone_100px (002)Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Andrea Ciccone, JD

View this webinar to learn how the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) is enhancing certification to meet the changing needs and expectations of osteopathic and allopathic physicians. 

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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 included the President of Fairview Hospital, Director of Osteopathic Education and residents from the Cleveland Clinic.
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Part II - Residency Interviewing & Tips for the Match

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: Monday, September 20, 2021, 7:00 PM ET
Presenters: Dimitri Tito, DO, Mustafa Basree, DO, Linda Logan, DO, Allison Daniel, DO, Maria Jones, DO, Alisa Pham, DO

View the AOGME's Residents and Fellows Council (RFC)'s virtual discussion on residency interviewing and tips for the match. This interactive event offered an opportunity for students to engage with residents across a range of specialties. Learn about the experiences of RFC leadership and their key tips to prepare for interviewing and the match.

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Part I - Residency Interviewing & Tips for the Match

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: Monday, September 13, 2021, 7:00 PM ET
Presenters: Dimitri Tito, DO, Col. Brandon Isaacs, DO, Joanne Baker, DO, Mustafa Basree, DO, Linda Logan, DO, Kelly Brown, MD, Joy Ryland, DO

View this webinar by the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) featuring program directors sharing tips and lessons learned from virtual interviewing in the 2020-2021 recruitment cycle and general advice on interviewing from a range of specialties. 

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Part I: The Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship – Getting Involved

Dr.-Pheley-100pxDaniel-Skinner-100pxDate: Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Al Pheley, PhD and Daniel Skinner, PhD

View this webinar on AACOM’s Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship (OHPF) program featuring Dr. Al Pheley and Dr. Daniel Skinner. The OHPF is a year-long leadership training program for osteopathic physicians and other associated health professionals to develop skills to analyze, formulate and implement health policy on the local, state, and national levels. The speakers provide a brief history of the OHPF, review the program’s nuts and bolts and discuss the benefits of the fellowship.

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The RTT Collaborative: Giving Voice to Rural GME and Rural Communities

Longenecker_100px (1)Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Randall Longenecker, MD

Understanding the unique aspects of accreditation, governance, finance, and community engagement in rural GME is essential to the effective development and sustainability of rural residency programs in any specialty. As Executive Director for the nationwide cooperative of rural programs anchored at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Randall Longenecker brings the expertise of a distributed community of rural tracks and programs in specifically addressing concerns around program design, financial projections, and the unique challenges of accreditation for rural programs.

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ACGME Rural Track Program Designation

Laney-McDougal-100pxDate: Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Laney McDougal, MS-HSM, C-TAGME

Please join Laney McDougal, MS-HSM, C-TAGME, the ACGME’s Director of MUA/P and GME as she discusses the framework goal of expanding GME into rural and underserved areas and ultimately enhancing access to and availability of healthcare in MUA/Ps, consistent with the ACGME’s mission to improve health care and population health. In this webinar, Ms. McDougal will provide an overview of this framework and introduce early MUA/P initiatives, including the new ACGME Rural Track Program designation.

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Telemedicine in the Time of COVID

Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Lauren Snyder, MD

The COVID-19 pandemic sparked growth in the use of telehealth in graduate medical education (GME) programs. In this webinar, Dr. Lauren Snyder, Spectrum Health Family Medicine Residency, discusses best practices in telehealth for GME programs. Dr. Snyder outlines the process followed and addresses the benefits and barriers.

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Susan-Sanford-100pxUnderstanding Your Residency Contract

Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 6:00 PM ET
Presenters: Susan Sanford, JD

View this presentation by Susan Sanford, JD as she guides fourth-year medical students through the residency contract process. Ms. Sanford provides an overview of what to expect in a resident agreement including common provisions and language.

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* Optimizing Your Transition from Match Day to PGY 1 Day

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Date: Monday, April 5, 2021, 7:00 PM ET
Presenters: Katherine Kirby, DO, Daniel Krajcik, DO, Jordan Spencer, DO, Andrea DeSimone, DO, Dimitri Tito, DO

View this webinar by the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) leadership as they share helpful tips on the transition to intern year. The RFC Leadership addressed questions and concerns on what to expect, wellness and life skills, orientating yourself to a new setting, and so much more.

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Designing for an Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environment

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: Monday, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 4:00 PM ET 
Presenters: Morgan Passiment, Kristen K. Will, PhD(c), MHPE, PA-C

View this webinar presentation by Ms. Morgan Passiment, the Executive Director for NCICLE and Ms. Kristen Will, the Chair of the NCICLE steering committee, on the National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment (NCICLE). NCICLE provides a forum for organizations committed to improving the educational experience and patient care outcomes within clinical learning environments (CLEs). 

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*RFC Post Election Updates on Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

shawn-hamm_150pxDate: Monday, February 22, 2021, 7:00 PM ET 
Presenters: Shawn Hamm, DO, Alexandra Tran

View this webinar and learn about the impact of the Presidential election on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, which affects many students, resident and fellow physicians. This webinar is hosted by the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) which is comprised of multidisciplinary group of residents and fellows. View recording and slides.

Chat with the Residents, Part-Two: Post-residency Interview Etiquette & Ranking

Date: Monday, January 11, 2021, 7:00 PM ET 
Presenters: Jordan Spencer, DO, Daniel Krajcik, DO, Andrea DeSimone, DO & Shawn Hamm, DO

View this three-part webinar recording that addresses post-residency interview etiquette, as well as how to approach ranking. The webinar was presented by the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC). Residents from multi-disciplinary perspectives share their experiences, tips, and strategies to help prepare you for success in the residency match. View recording and slides.


ACGME Site Visit Update: Remote Accreditation and Recognition Site Visits

Linda AndrewsDate: Wednesday, November 2, 2020
Presenters: Linda Andrews, MD

The pandemic has forced the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to change the way it conducts site visits. The ACGME department of field activities has developed a remote accreditation and recognition site visit program, implemented in June 2020. View the webinar to review the key elements of the remote accreditation and recognition site visit program, including similarities and differences between remote and in-person site visits, preparation requirements for remote site visits, and future planning for remote and in-person site visits. View the recording and slides.

Holistic and Novel Approach to Residency Recruitment


: Friday, October 30, 2020
Presenters: Sandra Snyder, DO, Leanne M. Chrisman-Khawam, MD & Doug Harley, DO

View this webinar showcasing an approach to comprehensive review of residency applicants. Dr. Sandra Snyder, Dr. Leanne M. Chrisman-Khawam and Dr. Doug Harley discussed their approach and the relationship between the Cleveland Clinic and Ohio Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. View the recording and slides.

Chat with Residents: Residency Interviewing & Tips for the Match

Date: Monday, October 26, 2020
Presenters: Katherine Kirby, DO, Shawn Hamm, DO, Jordan Spencer, DO
Andrea DeSimone, DO, Holly Laird, DO & Lisa Cardello, EdS, NCC

View this webinar on residency interviewing and preparing for the Match, presented by the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC). Residents from multi-disciplinary perspectives shared their experiences, tips and strategies for success in the residency interviewing and match process. View recording and slides.

AOGME Residents and Fellows Council Discuss AACOM Virtual Day of Action

Date: Monday, September 21, 2020
Presenters: Christine DeCarlo & Alexandra Tran

This webinar features Ms. Christine DeCarlo, and Ms. Alexandra Tran from AACOM's Office of Government Relations covering AACOM's October 7, 2020 Virtual Day of Action. They speak to the day's agenda, expectations, and how residents, fellows, and others can connect with their legislators to urge Congress to support the federal health and higher education policies and programs critical to the osteopathic medical education (OME) community. View recording and slides.

* Approaches to the 2021 Residency Match Cycle:
Program Perspective

: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Presenters: Thomas Mohr, DO, Ms. Melva Landrum, Sandra Snyder, DO, Taisei Suzuki, DO, 
Joanne Baker, DO, Jason Miller, DO & 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 recording and slides.

Virtual Recruiting: AIAMC and AOGME

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Presenter: Mike Grubich & Shelley A. Smith      

Join the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers and AOGME webinar on September 17 at 1:00 PM ET 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 will highlight 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. AOGME members can register exclusively with the AIAMC member rate, select this option when you register. View recording.

Virtual Student Interview Best Practices

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020
Presenter: Chris Parr & Elizabeth Petsche, JD

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 session will provide students with recommendations, best practices and exemplars as they prepare for virtual interviews. View recording.

Is There a Missing Link to COVID-19 Treatment?

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Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020
Presenter: Richard Chmielewski, DO

On March 15, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially characterized the spread of the novel coronavirus from China as a global pandemic. One hundred years ago, osteopathic physicians were deeply involved in treating thousands of patients of Spanish influenza. Join Dr. Richard Chmielewski as he shares and demonstrates how to integrate osteopathic medicine in the treatment of COVID-19 and future pandemics. View recording and slides.

The 3C's of Human Potential: Learn About a Proven Talent Assessment Tool


Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Presenter: Keith Jenkins, SHRM-SCP

Join Mr. Keith Jenkins on a journey exploring the 3C’s of Human Potential, a proven talent assessment tool that positions an employer with a high probability of selecting the most suitable candidate for a role. As residency programs wrestle with an unprecedented application and selection cycle, learning of ways to assess talent and fit for a program are essential. The methods utilized in this talent assessment combines rudiments from Behavioral Based Interviewing with communal interviewing. The results of the process integrates factual, quantifiable results with human intuition.  View recording and slides.

Online Matchmaking: Learn About the Virtual View Program


Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Presenters: Bonnie Nolan, MD & Justin Chin, DO

View this webinar to hear about an innovative approach to providing a virtual online experience for prospective residents by the Eglin Air Force Base Family Medicine Residency. The "Virtual View" program's goal is to facilitate better informed decisions by 4th year medical students regarding audition rotations and rank lists. As programs move to a virtual interviewing process due to the COVID-19 pandemic and limitations to travel, this timely webinar provided an opportunity to learn from a program that has already established an innovative online experience for prospective residents to gain insights about their program and get a sense of their fit.  View recording and slides.

Early Adopters: Polling Allopathic Residents About Osteopathic Medicine

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: Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Presenters: DeAundre Dyer, DO, Justin Stumph, DO & Sandra Snyder, DO

Allopathic resident physicians vary greatly in their interest in learning osteopathic medicine and in their intent to incorporate osteopathic principles in their clinical practices. Residencies with osteopathic recognition need to develop organizational and educational strategies that meaningfully engage, motivate and train allopathic residents in osteopathic medicine. View recording and slides.

Virtual Interviews for Residency Applications


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Presenters: Thomas Mohr, DO & Marsha Sellner, BS

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Dr. Mohr and Ms. Sellner on conducting video interviews for the residency application and selection process. The presenters shared how they employed video conference technology and automated scheduling software for medical students applying to their residency programs, as well as the pros and cons of virtual interviewing approach. View recording and slides.

Perspectives and Best Practices in Osteopathic Recognition 


:  Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 5:00 PM ET
Presenters: Joanne Baker, DO, Sandra Snyder, DO & DeAundre Dyer, DO

View this webinar to hear perspective from two programs that have succeeded in achieving and maintaining ACGME Osteopathic Recognition in their residency programs. This webinar explores challenges several programs face in applying for and maintaining Osteopathic Recognition, and offers strategies to address these challenges. View recording and slides.

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The Interpretation of Study Results: How Biased Am I?

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten, PhD, MSc, MA & Mark R. Speicher, PhD, MHA

Writing up the results and conclusions of your research can often be the most challenging part of a research project. This session deals with limitations inherent in different study designs, and how these biases impact the conclusions you can draw from your study. View recording and slides.

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*Learn about the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council

Date: Monday, January 27, 2020, 8:00 PM ET
Presenter: Daniel Krajcik, DO, Jordan Spencer, DO, Katherine Kirby, DO, Shawn Hamm, DO, Andrea DeSimone, DO 

This webinar provides an overview of the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC). Members of the AOGME RFC leadership discuss future goals and recent activities including the upcoming RFC leadership program during Educating Leaders 2020: the AACOM Annual Conference. Learn how you can join the Council and impact the future of osteopathic medical education. View webinar recording.



An Overview of Your Research Project

  Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 4:00 PM ET

Presenter: Mark R. Speicher, PhD, MHA

Have an idea for a research project but are unsure where or how to get started? This webinar is part of the AOGME Scholarship and Research Webinar Series presented by experts Dr. Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten and Dr. Mark Speicher. The webinar walks participants through the entire research process, from research idea to development of questions, hypotheses, data collection, analysis and publication. View recording and slides.

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*AOGME Residents and Fellows Council Webinar: Residency Interviewing & Tips for the Match

Date: Sunday, October 28, 2019, 7:00 PM ET
Presenter: Ginger Cupit, DO, Mianna Gilmore, DO, Harika Kantamneni, DO, Daniel Krajcik, DO, MBA, Holly Laird, DO, MS, Kim Peck, MBA, Jordan Spencer, DO, 

Listen to this informal conversation with residents presented by the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council as they share their experiences and strategies for the residency match process. Residency Advisors, who are current members of AACOM's Match Success Task Force, also participated in the webinar. View recording.

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Extramural Funding 101: Basics of Funding Your Research

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Mark R. Speicher, PhD, MHA & Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten, MSc, MA, PhD 

Are you looking for funds to support a research project? Is obtaining extramural funding for research an expectation in your current role? This AOGME webinar, which is part of a scholarship and research series, provides the basics of identifying sources for potential funding and preparing to write an application for a research grant. View recording and slides.


How Competency-based Education Makes Your Job Easier for Residency Faculty

Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Stanley M. Kozakowski, MD, FAAFP

In this sneak preview of the first educational webinar in the AOGME’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) Leadership Development Program or GME-LDP, Dr. Stanley Kozakowski explored how competency-based education can be leveraged at a residency level to design and conduct teaching, improve the quality of resident-teacher interactions, enhance resident recruitment and more. Download the webinar recording.

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Changing Role of DME to DIO

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Thomas Mohr, DO, MS, FACOI, FAODME

View this AOGME webinar exploring the changing roles of the Director of Medical Education (DME) in the transition to the single GME accreditation system. As the conclusion of the transition approaches, osteopathic graduate medical education leaders find themselves adjusting to new roles and responsibilities. This webinar explores the transition from Director of Medical Education (DME) in the AOA accreditation system to Designated Institutional Official (DIO) in the ACGME accreditation system. View recording and slides.


*Learn about the AOGME Collegium of Fellows

Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Harald Lausen, DO, MA, CPE, CMPE

View this webinar to learn about the Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators (AOGME's) Collegium of Fellows. Fellowship in the Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators (AOGME), formerly known as the Association of Osteopathic Directors and Medical Educators (AODME), is a prestigious honor recognizing long and meritorious service to the AOGME and the osteopathic profession. View recording and slides.

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*Single GME Update: Transition of AOA-approved Programs After June 30, 2020

Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Lorenzo Pence, DO

The five year transition to the single GME accreditation system associated with the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between ACGME, AOA, and AACOM comes to an end on June 30, 2020. This webinar provides an update on the progress of the transition to the single accreditation system, including information on the policies and procedures that will be followed by institutions and programs that have applied for accreditation but have not achieved ACGME accreditation. View recording and slides.

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Working Effectively with an Institutional Review Board 

Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Mark R. Speicher, PhD, MHA & Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten, MSc, MA, PhD 

This webinar allows participants to better understand the responsibilities and duties of an Institutional Review Board, and how to most effectively prepare for and shepherd your research project through the IRB process. View recording and Slides.

Lorenzo Pence DO

*The New ACGME Common Program Requirements 

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Lorenzo Pence, DO 

This webinar provides an overview of the changes to the ACGME Common Program Requirements that become effective July 1, 2019. The webinar reviews the key revisions and timeline for implementation. View webinar recording and slides.

Laurie Hommema MD

Building a Culture of Well-Being

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Presenter: Laurie Hommema, MD 

In this webinar, Laurie Hommema, MD, discusses the differences between personal and system drivers of physician burnout, and mitigation techniques for both. The webinar will help programs and institutions build a culture of well-being while approaching well-being from a systematic standpoint. View recording and slides.

Joanne Baker DO

Clinical Competency Committee: ACGME Requirements and a Case Study of University Residency Programs

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Joanne K. Baker, DO

In this webinar, Joanne K. Baker, DO reviewed the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements for the Clinical Competency Committee (CCC). This presentation included a case review of the CCCs at the nine residency programs at Western Michigan University (WMU) Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine over the last six years. View recording and slides

Tools for Success: The Scholar Series & Faculty Development for ACGME Osteopathic Recognition

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Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Presenters: Robert W. Hostoffer, DO & Michael P. Rowane, DO

In this webinar, Dr. Hostoffer and Dr. Rowane discussed and demonstrated Scholar Teacher, a new innovative way to supply osteopathic faculty development for Osteopathic Recognition. View recording and slides.


Preparing for Your ACGME Institutional Site Visit

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Presenter: Paul Johnson, MFA

This webinar provided practical advice for DIOs, Institutional Review Coordinators, and others regarding ACGME Institutional site visits. The ACGME Institutional Requirements and common approaches to documenting substantial compliance will be discussed. View recording and slides.

Kim-Wolf-icon-100pxA Distinctive Osteopathic Pediatric Residency Curriculum

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Presenter: Kimberly Wolf, DO

In this webinar, Dr. Kimberly Wolf described the curriculum and components of the pediatric residency program at Nationwide Children's Hospital, the first pediatric program to receive  ACGME Osteopathic Recognition. View recording and slides

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Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Presenters: Pamela Murphy, MSW & Mary-Lynn Bender

The webinar introduced viewers to AACOM's Office of Government Relations (GR), described resources and opportunities the AOGME community can take advantage of, and provided information on graduate medical education (GME) policy issues. The webinar also provided and overview of AACOM's new Public Policy Agenda for the 116th Congress, which reflects the association's legislative and regulatory priorities to ensure that osteopathic medical education (OME) is an active force in the formulation of national health and higher education policies.  View recording and slides


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Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Presenter: Susan Sanford, JD, BA

After years of training, starting the job search can be a daunting process for residents. Oftentimes, trainees find themselves overwhelmed when looking for their first position after training. The goal of this webinar is to make residents feel more comfortable by walking through the process and sharing what should be expected along the way. View recording and slides. 


Preventing Suicide in Healthcare Setting

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Presenter: Bettina Bernstein, DO
The Joint Commission designated suicide a sentinel event. Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for US youth age 10 to 24 and accounts for 5,900 of 40,000 deaths from suicide each year. This webinar will give participants the tools to better screen for suicide and thus be part of a lifesaving network of care. View recording and slidesView medical school toolkit.


*Osteopathic Recognition: Application & ADS Updates

Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018
Presenter: Tiffany Moss, MBA
This webinar reviewed 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 were discussed for programs applying for and with Osteopathic Recognition. View recording and slides


Researching and Writing an Effective Background Section of Research Paper

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Presenter: Lori Fitterling, M.L.S.
This webinar focused 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. View recording and slides

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*AOGME 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. View recording and slides


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. View recording and slides


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 recording and slides


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 recording 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 recording 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 recording and slides


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 recording and slides


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 recording 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 recording 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 recording 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 recording 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 recording 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 recording 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 recording and slides

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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 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

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

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

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 about 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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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
View webinar  (AOGME members only)