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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

2021 Keynote Speakers
Thursday, March 4, 2021; 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Eastern

Adam B. Hill, MD
Indiana University
Physician Wellbeing During Training from the Standpoint of Substance Abuse 

Friday, March 5, 2021; 10:50 - 11:50 AM Eastern

Kimberly D. Manning, MD
Emory University
Recruiting for Diversity in Fellowship

Pre-Conference Workshops
Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) Workshops: Learn More
Thursday, March 3, 2021

General Conference Small Group Sessions 
Program Coordinator Workshop: Learn More
General Session Small Group Breakouts: Learn More 

2021 Conference Award and Funding Opportunities

Learn more, nominate, and apply.

Conference Learning Objectives

Attend and learn how to:   

1. Apply strategies to address gender and racial disparities in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine3. Understand how to develop specific tracks in in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine fellowships.

  • Describe the gender and racial disparities and identify the difference between bias, microaggressions, and harassment.
  • Employ skills to combat microaggressions and allied behaviors from co-workers and patients.
  • Participants will be equipped with concrete tools related to how to be an ally against sexism and racism in our workplace and community

2. Understand and apply the adaptability quotient to address change.

  • Explain and describe the adaptability quotient.
  • Discuss how adaptability can influence performance and achievement and how to foster an adaptive mindset.
  • Apply these concepts to improving our own leadership skills as well as those of our trainees. 

3. Understand how to develop specific tracks in in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine fellowships.

  • Identify the goals and objectives of developing a track.
  • Discuss how to utilize local, regional, and national resources to develop a track.
  • Determine the pros and cons of developing tracks.

4. Hear best practices in narrative assessment as well as strategies for providing faculty development on this topic

  • Describe features of high-quality narrative assessment.
  • Develop a framework for providing narrative assessment that is specific and provides learners with actionable suggestions for improved performance.
  • Create a faculty development workshop at your own institution on how to improve narrative assessment.

5. Become familiar with the concept of psychological safety, its benefits for the learning environment and the learner, and methods to foster it.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of a psychological safe environment and of a psychologically unsafe learning environment.
  • Hear the evidence that supports the centrality of psychological safety in medical education and the missed opportunities from conventional models of learning.
  • Apply ideas and methods of creating a psychologically safe learning environment to case-based scenarios and discussions of evidence-based techniques 

6. 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

Conference Registration Rates

Virtual Conference Fees Reflect COVID-19 Pandemic Pricing

Category APCCMPD Member APCCMPD Non-Member
Physician $250 $500
Fellow-in-Training $175 $325
Program Coordinator $175 $325

Cancellation and Refund Policy
No refunds will be given after February 1, 2021. 

Attendees who need to cancel their registration must do so by e-mailing [email protected]. A full refund will be given through January 1, 2021. For cancellations made between January 2-31 2021, 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

Gabriel Bosslet, MD, MA
Indiana University, Planning Committee Chair

Joyce Reitzner, MBA, MIPH
APCCMPD Executive Director

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