March 8-10, 2023
Portland, OR

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2023 Annual Conference Advance Program

2023 Advance Program

General safety and wellness measures include, but are not limited to:

  • All seating layout and availability of seating will allow individuals to maintain physical distance.
  • All ​in-person ​attendees have attested to being up-to-date on CDC Covid-19 Vaccine requirements, prior to arrival.

Target Audience

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

2023 Keynote Speakers

Lundy Braun, PhD
Race-Based Corrections in Pulmonary Medicine: An Historical Perspective
Thursday, March 9, 2023 / 9:25 AM - 10:25 AM (PST)
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TBD  Coming Soon
The Role of Physicians in Advocacy and Activism: How We Train Physicians for a Career That Acknowledges the Importance and Inclusion of Advocacy
Friday, March 10, 2023 / 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM (PST)


Medical Education Leadership Precourse

Medical Education Leadership Precourse  Learn More 
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 / 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (PST)


Breakout Sessions

Breakout Sessions  Learn More
Breakout Sessions are intended for a LIVE audience only
Thursday, March 9, 2023 / 1:15 PM - 5:40 PM (PST)


Program Coordinator Workshop

Program Coordinator Workshop  Learn More
Thursday, March 9, 2023 / 1:15 PM - 5:40 PM (PST)
Friday, March 10, 2023 / 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (PST)


2023 Conference Award and Funding Opportunities

Nominate and Apply  Learn More


Conference Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this conference, participants should be able to:   

1. Hear how to convey a program’s culture, via social media, to engage with applicants before the interview day and virtually during the interview day.

2. Learn about varied biases inherent to fellowship recruitment and video conference interviews (VCIs) and learn strategies to manage biases.

3. Develop strategies to create an educational environment that promotes interprofessional teaching in the ICU, including formulating questions that create focused opportunities for teaching by interdisciplinary team members while maintaining rounds efficiency.

4. Describe the concept of design thinking and strategize its application to medical education fellowship programs.

5. Discuss strategies to incorporate gamification into program curriculum and potential barriers that may arise.

6. Share ideas on how to apply advocacy efforts to one’s practice or program with a focus on teaching advocacy to medical trainees.

7. Review methods and conclusions of key publications from 2022 addressing procedural training, simulation, communication and trainee assessment.

8. Develop a framework to facilitate mentoring and create curricula dedicated to peer review and explore opportunities to get involved in peer review.

9. Develop strategies to prepare for national policies impacting graduate medical education.

  • Explain and identify changes to existing ACGME Requirements.
  • Ask questions about ACGME policies and processes, including site visits.
  • Plan an initial approach to conducting their own successful Self-Study.

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Conference Location and Housing

Hilton Portland Downtown  Reserve Your Room
Room Rate: $189.00 + applicable taxes and fees
* Conference rate is available on a first-come, first-served basis
Housing block closes on February 6, 2023. 


Health and Safety Code of Conduct

APCCMPD is committed to delivering a meeting experience where you can safely and effectively network and learn. Therefore, we are requiring all APCCMPD 2023 Annual Conference attendees to be vaccinated in order to attend in-person in Portland, OR. You must have completed the required course of an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccination prior to your arrival.

With this requirement, we ask that if you plan to participate in-person at the APCCMPD 2023 Annual Conference you affirm that you have completed the required course of an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccination. Thank you for complying with our safety measures.

You attest that:

  1. You have either completed, or will have completed, an FDA-approved vaccination for COVID-19, including any boosters for which you are eligible, by February 22, 2023.
  2. You understand that if you are unable to complete vaccination by that date, you will not be allowed to attend the APCCMPD 2023 Annual Conference in-person.
  3. You will comply with all safety protocols enacted by APCCMPD or the venue.
  4. You understand that APCCMPD may revise all safety protocols based on the current conditions, legal requirements, and recommendations in place at the time of the annual conference.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

No refunds will be given after February 1, 2023.  

Attendees who need to cancel their registration must do so by emailing [email protected].
A full refund will be given through January 1, 2023. For cancellations made between January 2-31 2023, 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

Geneva Tatem, MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Joyce Reitzner, MBA, MIPH
APCCMPD Executive Director

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