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.

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Current Member Spotlight

James Pippim, MD, MPH, FACP, FCCP
Program Director, TY Residency Program
Piedmont Athens
Regional Medical Center

How long have you been a member of AAIM?
Since 2010

What is your favorite part of your job?
Teaching and mentoring learners (medical students and residents).

How has the AAIM membership been of value to you and your career?
Knowledge acquired from previous conferences and networking with other program directors.
Committee membership helped bring a group of us together to write a paper on GME diversity.

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

Growing up in the shadow of an uncle who was an anesthesiologist and whose life and work I greatly admired.

What or who inspires you and why?

My late uncle who role modeled work ethic and professionalism combined with empathy for his patients and their families

What advice would you give to those who wish to pursue a career in this industry?

Pursue the 3 P’s-Always be prepared, persevere when you fail and always aim for perfection

What is your favorite book or movie?
A few books rank at the top of my list.
The Black Panther

Past Member Spotlights

  • James Pippim, MD, MPH, FACP, FCCP Program Director, TY Residency Program Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center How long have you been a member of AAIM? Since 2010 What is your favorite part ...

  • Learn more about Sara B. Fazio, MD, MACP, Director of Clinical Curriculum and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. #MemberSpotlights ​

  • Helen Heuer Memoli Assistant Director University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine How long have you been a member of AAIM? I have been a member of AAIM since 2015. What ...

  • Adrian Abreo, MD, MAS Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Chair, Williams Academic Society Louisiana State University School of Medicine (Shreveport) How long have you been ...

  • Learn more about Olga Karasik, MD, Associate Program Director in the Department of Internal Medicine at University of Central Florida College of Medicine. #MemberSpotlights ​