AAIM Compensation Committee
The AAIM Compensation Committee is charged to ensure the structure and organization of the AAIM staff meets the strategic and operational needs of the alliance. The committee is responsible for:
- Providing oversight of the annual performance evaluation and goal-setting process for the AAIM president and executive vice president.
- Reviewing and recommending modifications to the AAIM president and executive vice president employment agreements.
- Reviewing annual benchmark data related to staff compensation and benefit plans.
- Recommending an annual compensation package to the AAIM Finance and Audit Committee.
- Monitoring the staff incentive compensation program.
Chair: Allen Mead
AAIM Competencies Task Force
This task force is charged to identify a set of internal medicine competencies that will be followed across
the educational continuum from student through residency and fellowship.
Co‐Chairs: Steven R. Barczi, MD (ASP) and Nadia J. Ismail, MD, MPH, MEd (CDIM)
AAIM Compliance Committee
The AAIM Compliance Committee assists the AAIM Board of Directors in its oversight responsibilities relating to management’s implementation of compliance programs, policies, and procedures designed to respond to the various compliance and regulatory risks facing organization. The committee is responsible for:
- Monitoring the effectiveness of the system for monitoring compliance with laws and regulations.
- Monitoring the adherence to AAIM standards of conduct, conflict of interest, and external support policies.
- Reviewing the results of investigations of allegations of non-compliance and make appropriate recommendations to the AAIM Board of Directors.
Chair: Lisa Willett, MD, MACM, FACP
AAIM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Group
A new two-year entity, the AAIM DEI Advisory Group is charged to serve in an oversight role to provide recommendations and guidance to the AAIM Board of Directors through two deliverables: a year one report about the the current status, milestones and anticipated outcomes of AAIM’s DEI efforts; and a final report outlining recommendations for AAIM’s long-term strategy, priorities, next steps, resourcing, and programmatic focus, and outcomes as well as key performance indicators and metrics for success.
Chair: Chavon M. Onumah, MD, MPH, MEd, FACP
AAIM Education Program Planning Committee
The AAIM Conference Education Committee is charged to encourage support for conference programming and improvements through collaboration and communication across all AAIM program planning committees as well as identify existing opportunities and develop new ones for these collaborative efforts to thrive. This includes ensuring Academic Internal Medicine Week programming, events, venues, and activities are aligned across all participating groups to maximize program planning committee efforts and improve the attendee experience. The committee will also support efforts to ensure AAIM’s major conference deliverables fit within approved programming guidelines for future small meetings and virtual education offerings.
Chair: Gretchen Diemer, MD
Vice Chair: Dominique Cosco, MD
AAIM ERAS Filters Task Force
This task force is charged to define a broad range of ERAS filter options that will enable internal medicine programs to sort applicants in ways that are program‐specific, holistic, and meaningful.
Co‐Chairs: Sonia Ananthakrishnan, MD (CDIM) and Jaya M. Raj, MD, FACP (APDIM)
AAIM Finance and Audit Committee
The AAIM Finance and Audit Committee is responsible for assisting AAIM Board of Directors oversight of the integrity of AAIM’s financial statements and its financial strategy, objectives, and priorities; performance of AAIM’s investments; compliance with legal and regulatory requirements; completion of the audited financial statements; and the performance of AAIM’s independent auditors. Specifically, the committee ensures internal controls, financial oversight, and independent audit for the organization and is responsible for reviewing:
- Revenues and expenses.
- Financial performance relative to achievement of AAIM’s strategic objectives.
- Annual operating, board designated, and capital budgets assuring correlation with the strategic objectives and recommending budget approvals to the AAIM Board of Directors.
- Financial policies and plans—including investment strategy--for the organization and recommending approval by the Board of Directors.
- Annual audited financial reports.
- All applicable tax forms.
Chair: Katherine C. Chretien, MD
AAIM Governance Committee
The governance committee is charged to review and monitor the alliance bylaws; develop recommendations to the AAIM Board of Directors on issues related to governance structure, decision making, and board policies; oversee annual council election and evaluation processes; and serve as the AAIM Nominating Committee.
Chair: David A. Wininger, MD, FACP
AAIM “Ideal State” Application Task Force
This task force is charged to develop a vision for the "ideal state" of the internal medicine application and match process; identify policies, processes, and systems necessary to achieve the ideal state; consider pilot studies that could inform future decisions.
Co‐Chairs: Inez Hudlow (APDIM PA) and Monica Kraft, MD (APM)
AAIM Innovations Grant Committee
The AAIM Innovation Grants Committee is charged with overseeing the AAIM Innovation Grants Program. The committee is responsible for providing guidance on the annual grant’s timeline and process, determining future grant program themes, reviewing submitted letters of interest and grant applications, and selecting grant recipients.
Chair: Amy Zelenski, PhD
Vice Chair: Thurayya Arayssi, MD
AAIM Interview Standards Task Force
This task force is charged to develop inclusive and equitable standards across internal medicine GME programs for the interview process.
Co‐Chairs: Cindy Lai, MD (CDIM) and David A. Wininger, MD, FACP (APDIM)
AAIM Learner Handoff Standards Task Force
This task force is charged to develop standards for a robust handoff, including elements of an individualized learning plan and GME orientation standards, for learners as they transition from medical school to internal medicine residency, and residency to fellowship.
Co‐Chairs: John H. Choe, MD, MPH (APDIM) and Amber Pincavage, MD, FACP (CDIM)
AAIM Medical Education Research Committee
The medical education research committee will assess the culture underlying medical education by designing, evaluating, and supporting curricular innovations.
Chair: Chayan Chakraborti, MD
Vice Chair: M. Hayes Baker, MD
AAIM Program Attribute Definition Task Force
This task force is charged to define meaningful and verifiable internal medicine GME program attributes that would be of use to students as they consider programs and to recommend a process for communicating them to applicants and advisors.
Co‐Chairs: Paul Aronowitz, MD, MACP (CDIM) and Stacy M. Higgins, MD (APDIM)
AAIM Research Committee
The AAIM Research Committee is charged with promoting and sustaining a community of research program directors to develop and share best practices designed to ensure the survival, growth, and diversity of the physician-scientist workforce. The committee will serve as the central body for data collection, analysis and the dissemination of research-related outcomes of residency and fellowship research programs.
Chair: Christopher Williams, MD, PhD
Vice Chair: Jatin Vyas, MD, PhD
AAIM Structured Evaluative Letter Task Force
This task force is charged to refine the internal medicine structured evaluative letter and study its adoption by medical schools and use by programs.
Co‐Chairs: Reeni A. Abraham, MD (CDIM) and Susan Lane, MD, FACP (APDIM)