• Program Development and Administrator Resource Center

    Program Director Development

    • Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD) - Designed to address the unique needs of family medicine residency directors and the public. Provides on-line library of resources, checklists, sample documents from variety of residency programs, and Residency Performance Index (RPI), a data collections system that allows individual programs to gauge and improve their performance in the metrics measured. 
    • Program Directors "Virtual Handbook" provides quick links to relevant sections of the ACGME website.

    Faculty Development

    • AAMC: Association of American Medical Colleges - Covers all aspects of medical education. Especially concerned with policy and organizational/administrative aspects, but has many resources for teachers, especially initiatives to promote quality and set "gold standard" recommendations.
    • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) - Comprised of nearly 5,000 innovative family medicine educators. Includes medical school professors, preceptors, residency program faculty, residency program directors and others involved in family medicine education.

    Program Administrators

    • Association of Family Medicine Administration (AFMA) is dedicated to the professional growth and development of its members with particular emphasis on administration and coordination of health care delivery, education, and research within Family Medicine Residency Programs.
    • Association for Hospital Medical Education (AHME) serves as a resource and advocate for medical education professionals throughout the U.S. by way of educational meetings, publications and networking events to all individuals involved in the administration of undergraduate, graduate and continuing education.
    • Emergency Medicine Association of Residency Coordinators (EMARC) is an organization structure within the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD), established to provide educational opportunities and professional development for residency coordinators. All residency programs with current membership in CORD are eligible and encouraged to participate and become a member. Dues are collected and included in the program’s CORD membership fees. There’s no extra cost to your program if they already are CORD members .
    • Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education (TAGME) offers certification for Program Administrators, Program Coordinators, Institutional GME Administrators and Administrative Designated Institutional Officers (DIOs) of accredited ACGME or AOA residency and fellowship programs. Certification sets a national professional standard for administrators of core and subspecialty programs and enhances career development. Assessment is available in the Spring and Fall for residency and fellowship administrators. The application window for the Fall Assessment is March 1 – May 31.



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