Welcome to the Alliance

We are academic internal medicine professionals sharing ideas, discussing best practices, shaping industry standards and policies, and advancing our careers.

Membership to the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine opens the door to a vast world of more than 12,000 professionals who share one common passion. The Alliance empowers academic internal medicine professionals and enhances health care through professional development, research and advocacy. We are department and division administrators, division chiefs, and education administrators. We are residency and fellowship educators, student educators, and department chairs and other leaders.

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To get a better understanding of who our members are and what they need, the Alliance has enhanced the My Profile feature. The information you share about yourself will help AAIM leaders and staff make better decisions about new and existing products and services provided to support members.

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Alliance Welcomed Osteopathic Institutions in FY 2023

Beginning July 1, 2022, AAIM invited departments of internal medicine at Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation-accredited medical schools to join as institutional members of the Alliance. AAIM leaders look forward to continuing to diversify the perspectives found within the academic internal medicine community to promote “the advancement and professional development of its members who prepare the next generation of internal medicine physicians and leaders through education, research, engagement, and collaboration.”

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Looking for ways to get started?

  1. Login to gain immediate access to curriculum, data, surveys, and other resources to help you in your role.
  2. Visit your association discussion forum and connect with fellow members across the country who are discussing issues and sharing ideas in real time.
  3. Register for an upcoming conference: meet your counterparts from across the country and further develop your skills and knowledge.
  4. Read the latest issue of the weekly e-newsletter AAIM Connection to find out the latest in academic internal medicine and potential impact on you and your career.

AAIM Membership Categories


Administrators of Internal Medicine (AIM) is the organization of business administrators in departments of internal medicine at medical schools and affiliated teaching hospitals in the US and Canada.

  • Individual: Divisional administrator or other senior administrator (e.g., financial administrator, grants administrator)
  • Institutional: Chief administrative officer (category is limited to one person per institution)


Association of Specialty Professors (ASP) is the organization of physician leaders in specialty internal medicine division and ACGME- and RCPSC-accredited fellowship programs at medical schools and community teaching hospitals in the United States and Canada

  • Division Chief serves as division chief
  • Fellowship Program Director serves as fellowship program director
  • Fellowship Program Director/Division Chief serves as both fellowship program director and division chief
  • Specialty Professor other physician leader who is involved in specialty internal medicine division leadership or fellowship education


Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM) is the International organization of individuals responsible for teaching internal medicine to medical students

  • Clerkship Director: Internal medicine clerkship director (category limited to one per institution)
  • Education Administrator: Individuals who do not have responsibility for teaching internal medicine to medical students but support the programs that teach internal medicine to medical students (e.g., clerkship coordinator, clerkship administrator)
  • Physician/Non-Physician Educator: Individuals who teach or have responsibility for teaching internal medicine to medical students (e.g., associate clerkship director, clerkship site director, associate professor)


Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) is the international organization of internal medicine residency programs accredited by ACGME or RCPSC

  • Additional Representative Administrator
    Staff involved in internal medicine residency program (e.g., residency program administrator or coordinator, fellowship program coordinator)
  • Additional Representative Faculty
    Faculty involved in internal medicine residency program (e.g., associate program director, assistant program director, core faculty, fellowship program director)
  • Program Director
    Internal medicine residency program director (category limited to one per institution)

Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct

AAIM is committed to promoting an inclusive and welcoming environment. Participation in AAIM events, leadership opportunities, and engagement programs constitutes an agreement to adhere to the AAIM Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct Policy.

Member Directory

Search the Member Directory for contact information of all Alliance members. This benefit is available to Alliance members only.

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Member Spotlight

The Alliance offers an opportunity for you to share your story with your colleagues and the greater membership, inspire future academic internal medicine professionals, and strengthen awareness of the profession and association.

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Get Involved!

The Alliance provides members with many short term and long term opportunities to get engaged with the initiatives and activities that interest them most.

Getting involved helps you develop professionally while enhancing the profession of academic internal medicine.

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