Membership

AAIM Member Spotlight

The Alliance turns the spotlight on members to highlight how they are making a difference and how they have benefited from AAIM membership. Share your story! To be highlighted on the AAIM website and in AAIM Connection, submit your (or a colleague's) story online or by email.

Current Member Spotlight

Michael Smith, MD

Michael Smith, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska College of Medicine

How long have you been a member of AAIM?

I joined my third year of residency, before my year as chief resident. So, since 2011.

What is your favorite part of your job? 

The process of learning new things, having the moment of clarity based on that new item, employing the new item into my practice, teaching the new item to learners, and then observing their moment of clarity

How has the AAIM membership been of value to you and your career? 

The list serve and the community has been beneficial to spark connections. It is also so helpful to see that people are facing similar problems that I am and to hear a variety of solutions to those problems.

When did you know you wanted to pursue a career in the medical field? 

My two older brothers are 15 and 17 years older than I am. One is a radiologist, and one is a lawyer. I am a mix of both of their personalities, but was way more into math and sciences in school. My personality is clearly not fit for Radiology but is a great fit for Internal Medicine.


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Past Member Spotlights

  • Michael Smith, MD Assistant Professor Department of Internal Medicine University of Nebraska College of Medicine How long have you been a member of AAIM? I joined my third year of residency, ...

  • Rosemarie L. Conigliaro, MD, FACP Section Chief Women's Health Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell How long have you been a member of AAIM? I’m really not sure, ...

  • Julie A. Venci, MD Program Director University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics What has the MPPDA meant to you? When I became a new Program Director ...

  • Michelle Herbers Program Administrator Department of Medicine Hennepin Healthcare How long have you been a member of AAIM? I have been a member of the Alliance since 2008. What is your ...

  • Whitney Harper Program Operations Specialist University of Washington School of Medicine How long have you been a member of AAIM? I have been a member of AAIM since February 2017. What is your ...