Resources

Publications

The Alliance offers publications to faculty, staff and physicians-in-training. 

AAIM Perspectives

AAIM is the official sponsor of The American Journal of Medicine. Each issue includes AAIM Perspectives, articles that provide interesting perspectives on medical education, policy initiatives, and other issues of interest to physicians and staff in academic internal medicine.

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Publications for Faculty

TIMEP

TIMEP

The new edition of A Textbook for Internal Medicine Education Programs features more than 10 new chapters and 35 revised chapters.  Buy your copy (print or Kindle) on Amazon today!

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Guidebook for Clerkship Directors

Guidebook for Clerkship Directors

CDIM is a major contributor to the Alliance for Clinical Education (ACE) Guidebook for Clerkship Directors. The book offers advice and practical solutions to the issues that affect clerkship directors across disciplines, including orientation, curriculum, evaluation, instructional strategies, role of the director and administrator, and faculty and career development.

The fourth edition is available as a print book from Gengensatz Press for $55. Kindle edition is $19.99 and can be ordered from Amazon.


Clerkship Curriculum Pocket Guide

CDIM-SGIM Core Medicine Clerkship Curriculum Guide Pocket Guide Version 3.0

Version 3.0 addresses new issues that have emerged since the last guide was published and expands on areas from the previous version, including:

  • Updates of the clinical content.
  • Expansion of the description of prerequisites.
  • Alignment of the guide’s competencies with those instituted by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
  • The third version of the Core Medicine Clerkship Curriculum Pocket Guide is available from CDIM and Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM).

The pocket guide provides easy access to the two areas of the medicine clerkship curriculum: basic competencies and clinical training. It outlines the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that medical students should be able to demonstrate upon completion of the core internal medicine clerkship. Ask about discounts for bulk orders (greater than 50).

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Internal Medicine Sub-Internship Curriculum 2.0

This new sub-internship curriculum is a practical evidence-based curricular toolkit to improve intern readiness. Developed by the AAIM Medical Student to Resident Interface Committee, the curriculum integrates internal medicine program director perspectives to prioritize core skills and EPAs most relevant to internal medicine residency. Each chapter provides literature reviews, learning objectives, and tools for sub-internship directors. First published in 2002, this revised document reflects the most salient issues in medical school to residency transitions.

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Publications for Physicians-in-Training

The Toolkit Series: A Textbook for Today's Chief Medical Resident

The Toolkit Series: A Textbook for Today's Chief Medical Resident

The 25th edition of A Textbook for Today's Chief Medical Resident is a vital reference for new chief residents—for internal medicine and beyond.

Providing advice on the multiple roles of a chief resident—administrator, educator, mentor, and counselor—this "major revision" edition features chapters on:

  • Optimizing email communication
  • Teaching procedural skills
  • Duty hour regulations
  • Resilience strategies
  • Resident fatigue interventions

The 25th edition is now available for $85 per copy. This book is available for sale on Amazon now! Discounts on bulk purchases (greater than 10 books) are available through the AAIM office at publications@im.org.

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Primer to the Internal Medicine Clerkship

Primer to the Internal Medicine Clerkship

Designed to provide “tried and true” approaches to help students succeed on the internal medicine clerkship, CDIM’s Primer to the Internal Medicine Clerkship, Second Edition is now freely available for distribution to students starting their clerkships. The Primer addresses subjects such as performing histories and physical examinations, building differential diagnoses, working productively with outpatient preceptors, and exemplifying professionalism. CDIM encourages wide distribution and reproduction of the Primer; an Adobe Acrobat version is available below. A Microsoft Word version, suitable for tailoring for individual clerkships, is also available.


Internal Medicine Sub-Internship Curriculum 2.0

This new sub-internship curriculum is a practical evidence-based curricular toolkit to improve intern readiness. Developed by the AAIM Medical Student to Resident Interface Committee, the curriculum integrates internal medicine program director perspectives to prioritize core skills and EPAs most relevant to internal medicine residency. Each chapter provides literature reviews, learning objectives, and tools for sub-internship directors. First published in 2002, this revised document reflects the most salient issues in medical school to residency transitions.

Complete Curriculum:

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Student Guide to Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Training

Student Guide to Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Training

This publication provides students information about the history and mechanics of combined internal medicine-pediatrics residency as well as the training and career opportunities available to future med-peds physicians.

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Publications for Staff

An Administrator's Guide to Departments of Internal Medicine

An Administrator's Guide to Departments of Internal Medicine

An Administrator's Guide to Departments of Internal Medicine serves as the seminal reference for the issues a new administrator will encounter in academic internal medicine. Completely revised for the brand new fifth edition—released in August 2017—with short, well-organized chapters and lots of quick reference material, the book is vital on the shelf of any new administrator, at any level. The new edition includes content on:

  • The Language of Academic Internal Medicine
  • Comparing and Contrasting Departments of Internal Medicine
  • Research Administration
  • Faculty Affairs
  • New Supervisors Top 10
  • Division Strategic Planning

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This book can be purchased on Amazon in print or Kindle format. Discounts are available for bulk print orders (more than 10 copies). Please contact publications@im.org for more information.

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A Guidebook for Undergraduate Medical Education Administration

Created by clerkship administrators and written by medical educators, AGuidebook for Undergraduate Medical Education Administration focuses on issues specific to managing student education from a cross-disciplinary perspective. Chapters cover curricular management, program evaluation, managing resources, student advocacy, career development, and other helpful topics.

Released in 2014, the guidebook is downloadable in Adobe Acrobat format.

The Guidebook is not a product of nor endorsed by the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine or the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine.