Don’t Forget to Register for the GME Pre-conference Workshops at Educating Leaders 2024

Published February 28, 2024


Sandra SnyderBy Sandra Snyder, DO
AOGME Chair 

February 28, 2024

We wish everyone good luck in the match coming up in a couple weeks. We also hope to see you and your colleagues in Orlando next week at the ACGME Annual Educational Conference and at our ACGME/AOGME Osteopathic Recognition Full-Day Course pre-conference workshop on Thursday, March 7.

GME Development Opportunity: Third Round Application is Open for Residency Programs that want to Apply for New Residency Slots

Section 126 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 authorized the distribution of 1,000 additional Medicare-funded residency positions. A maximum of 200 positions may be distributed to qualifying hospitals each fiscal year beginning in FY2023. The deadline to submit an application for FY2025 is March 31, 2024. View more information and submit an application.

AOGME Pre-Conference Workshop on GME Development Strategies in Underserved and Community-Based Settings

On Tuesday, April 16, 2024, join us for the AOGME Pre-Conference Workshop at Educating Leaders 2024, the AACOM Annual Conference. This full-day workshop will provide best practices in GME development in underserved (rural and urban) and community-based settings. Interactive sessions and education will focus on strategies to create and sustain GME programs in primary and non-primary care specialties in these settings. GME funding opportunities and solutions at the federal and state level will be explored with real-life exemplars and case studies. Approaches to recruit program leadership, faculty, and residents, ACGME accreditation and osteopathic training models for GME programs will also be addressed. View the agenda and register today.

FREE Training Opportunity: UME-GME Task Force Pre-Conference WorkshopTrain-the-Trainer Hands-on Workshop for Osteopathic Preceptors

AACOM’s UME-GME Task Force is hosting a hands-on half-day pre-conference workshop during Educating Leaders 2024 on April 16, 2024, from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM CT. Please share this opportunity with DO and MD preceptors of osteopathic medical students and residents who may be interested in refreshing their osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) skills or exploring academic careers. This half-day event is ideal for those who are seeking a refresher or those eager to better enhance their understanding of OMM. If you are an interested resident or fellow, please email us directly at to register. View the promotional flyer and register today!

CORP Pre-Conference Workshop: Advising and Career Development Strategies to Maximize Residency Match Success

On Tuesday, April 16, 2024, AACOM's Council on Residency Placement (CORP) is hosting a full-day pre-conference workshop on Advising and Career Development Strategies to Maximize Residency Match Success at Educating Leaders 2024, AACOM's annual conference. This workshop will examine and present best practices on the transition from undergraduate medical education to GME, focusing on residency selection and match strategies. View the agenda and register today.

RSVP for the 2024 AOGME Reception and UME-GME Task Force Meet & Greet at Educating Leaders 2024

AOGME invites you to attend the 2024 AOGME Reception and UME-GME Task Force Meet & Greet at the AACOM Educating Leaders 2024 annual conference on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 from 6:30–8:30 PM at the Loews Kansas City Hotel. This year, in addition to the AOGME Awards and Collegium of Fellows ceremony, we will also host a meet and greet for members of the AACOM UME-GME Task Force during this reception.  Space is limited, RSVP today.

ACGME Seeks Members for MUA/P Advisory Group

The ACGME seeks nominations of a resident/fellow and senior clinical executive leader (e.g., chief executive officer, chief medical officer, chief nursing officer) for the MUA/P Advisory Group. This group provides consultation concerning implementation of the ACGME’s framework for MUA/P and GME. Nominations are due by March 17, 2024. The senior clinical executive leader will serve up to three years with the option of renewing for an additional three-year term. Resident/fellow members will serve two-year terms. Self-nominations are accepted. If interested in a nomination from AOGME, please email us at at your earliest convenience. For more information, please visit the MUA/P Advisory Group webpage of the ACGME website or email

AOGME Webinar Series: Upcoming Webinars

On Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET, Lori Rodefeld, MS, and John Boll, DO, will present a GME Development Series webinar on strategies to launch rural residency programs in critical access hospitals. The presenters will discuss models of rural GME, describe available start-up resources and share case examples of residency training in critical access hospitals. Register for the webinar.

AOGME Webinar Series: Webinar Recordings Available

On January 22, 2024, AOGME hosted a Transitions in Medical Education webinar on preparing for clinical rotations during medical school. This webinar featured a panel of current residents who provided insights into the process of securing rotations, offering practical tips on communication, preparation and etiquette for visiting rotations to medical students. View the webinar recording.

On February 7, 2024, Daniel Elswick, MD, and Chris Francazio, MBA, presented a GME Development Series webinar on developing rural psychiatry residency programs. In this webinar, they highlighted rural training policy changes and resources available through the ACGME and discussed barriers and opportunities for developing psychiatry residency programs, including faculty recruitment and clinical education delivery. View the webinar recording.

On February 22, 2024, May Lin, DO, Anya Cope, DO, and Britani Javed, DO, presented a webinar on careers in academic medicine, offering insights into this career pathway from the perspective of COM leadership. View the webinar recording.

Monthly Membership Discussions

Join us on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET for the next monthly AOGME membership discussion. This is an open discussion for all members to connect and discuss topics of interest or concern in GME. We encourage all new and existing members to attend and suggest discussion topics either in advance or during the meeting. Please contact us at if you have agenda items, questions or have not received a meeting invitation.


Please feel free to reach out to us at any time with direct inquiries by emailing or calling us at 301-657-7881.

Thank you for your continued engagement and dedication to AOGME!

Thank you,

Sandra Snyder, DO
Chair, AOGME