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Target Audience

  • Medicine Program Directors
  • Fellows with an interest in GME
  • Key Clinical Faculty
  • Medicine Associate Program Directors
  • Program Coordinators and Administrators

Learning Objectives

Attend and learn how to:   

1.  Apply Strategies to Teach Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

  • Design a local needs assessment to guide content and educational strategies for a curriculum in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
  • Apply a stakeholder analysis to identify resources and local expertise at one's home institution that influence educational strategic approach
  • Build goals, objectives, and an assessment plan to track the efficacy and success of a QIPS Curriculum

2.  Utilize Faculty Academic Activity in Medical Education

  • Describe domains of academic and scholarly activity for training program faculty
  • Compare and contrast weights (academic RVUs) for academic activities that faculty may undertake 

3.  Implement Best Practices in Developing Educational Videos

  • Describe strategies to keep the audience engaged
  • Learn to create an educational video using your smart device and laptop

4.  Improve Performance & Satisfaction in PCCM Fellowship Training Through Coaching
     (not mentoring)

  • Describe the difference between mentorship, advising and coaching, and evaluate the strengths and limitations of each approach
  • Apply different coaching models, including intermittent, episodic coaching for a particular skill
  • Design a coaching intervention targeted at a program need identified in the small group exercise 

5.  Develop Strategies to Prepare for National Policies Impacting GME

  • Explain changes to existing ACGME Requirements 
  • Identify changes to ACGME IM Subspecialty Milestones
  • Ask questions about ACGME policies and processes, including site visits

2020 Keynote Speakers

Thursday, March 12, 2020; 10:20-11:20 AM

Eric Warm, MD
University of Cincinnati
Improving Outcomes by Providing Practice Data to Trainees

Friday, March 13, 2020; 8:55-9:40 AM

Robert M. Arnold, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Teaching Fellows Critical Care Communication Skills: Time for Standards (and Action)


Pre-Conference Workshops

MERC Pre-Conference Workshops: Learn More

Item Writing Pre-Conference Workshop: Learn More


General Conference Small Group Sessions 

Program Coordinator Workshop: Learn More

General Session Small Group Breakouts: Learn More 


2020 Conference Award and Funding Opportunities

Visit the conference award and funding web page to nominate or apply to our available awards


Conference Location

B Ocean Resort
1140 Seabreeze Boulevard | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316


Housing Information

The block closes on February 7, 2020.

Reservations can be made by calling our reservations number 1-866-990-6826 or by utilizing the groups’ personalized booking link: APCCPD Annual Conference 


Cancellation and Refund Policy

No refunds will be given after February 1, 2020. 

Attendees who need to cancel their registration must do so by e-mailing [email protected]. A full refund will be given through January 1, 2020. For cancellations made between January 2-31 2020, an administrative fee of $125 will be charged. NOTE: If an attendee does not cancel prior to the start of the conference and does not attend, the attendee is still responsible for payment.


Conference Planning Committee

Peter Lenz, MD, MEd
University of Cincinnati, Planning Committee Chair

Joyce Reitzner, MBA, MIPH
APCCMPD Executive Director

Jackie Farley, CPP
Center for Continuing Education 
University of Nebraska Medical Center