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GME Growth Opportunities; Serve on the AOGME Board

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January 31, 2022

We hope your 2022 is off to a great start! AOGME kicked off the calendar year with a virtual conference in partnership with the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers (AIAMC) focused on graduate medical education (GME) growth. Information about opportunities and strategies to expand GME were shared, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) final rule establishing 1,000 new residency positions, the largest increase in more than 25 years. The AACOM Government Relations department continues to provide analysis and information regarding this unique opportunity. Learn more.

ACGME/AOGME Osteopathic Recognition Pre-Conference Workshop

Next month, we look forward to connecting with you at the virtual ACGME/AOGME Osteopathic Recognition Pre-Conference Workshop on Wednesday, March 30, 10: 00am-2:00pm CT. We are thrilled to partner with the ACGME for the fifth year to present this workshop. You will have the opportunity to hear from Directors of Osteopathic Education, osteopathic faculty, residents, ACGME Milestones and field staff and more. View the workshop agenda and register for the conference.

Register for Educating Leaders 2022: The AACOM Annual Conference

The AACOM Annual Conference will be held this year on April 27-29 in Denver, CO. This year’s conference will be a hybrid event, held both in-person and online, so you can choose your own experience. The AOGME will host an in-person reception on Thursday, April 28 at 5:30 PM and will recognize 2020-2022 Collegium of Fellows inductees and award recipients. During the conference AOGME will host the following sessions: GME Nuts & Bolts, GME Finance and Growth, and Best Practices for Programs with Osteopathic Recognition. We hope you join us for the breadth of conference programming, networking and fellowship! Register today.

Call for Nominations for Open Positions on AOGME Board

The AOGME Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the Secretary/Treasurer officer position and one at-large member position on the AOGME Board. We hope you consider serving in these leadership positions to have a bigger impact on AOGME’s efforts. Individuals may self-nominate. The board member elections will be for a two-year term of office beginning in May 2022 after the Annual Business Meeting. Read more.

AOGME Residents and Fellows Council Resources for Medical Students

The AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) is actively hosting webinars and member events to engage both medical students and residents. This month, the group hosted a chat on post-residency interview etiquette and ranking along with members of the AACOM Council on Residency Placement (CORP). With close to 300 registrants, the webinar featured multi-disciplinary perspectives from residents and tips and strategies on how to prepare for the residency match. On Monday, February 28 at 7:00 PM ET, the RFC will host a webinar for medical students on how to succeed in core/away rotationsLearn more about the RFC and encourage your trainees to get involved!

Monthly Membership Discussions

Join us on February 16 at 4:00 PM ET for the monthly AOGME Membership discussion opportunity. This is an opportunity to connect with peers and raise topics for feedback or discussion. Contact us at aogme@aacom.org if you have any questions or have not received a meeting invitation.

Welcome to our new members this month, we look forward to your engagement! Please feel free to reach out to us at any time with direct inquires by emailing aogme@aacom.org  or calling us at 301-657-7881.

Thank you,

Thomas Mohr, MS, DO, FACOI, FAOGME