Pre-conference Session

  • Date:
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:30pm
  • Track: Education
  • CME/CE: 3.0

Additional fee session
Sponsored by the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs (ADGAP) 

The role of the geriatrics fellowship director is complex and involves a variety of activities and responsibilities. This session will present practical instruction for both new and seasoned fellowship directors.  Learning Objectives: (1) review changes to the ACGME fellowship program requirements and the Toolbox website; (2) describe issues related to workforce recruitment; and (3) review innovative educational materials and tools.

10:00 AM ACGME Update 
Andrew N. Dentino, MD, RRC-IM, Representative
10:10 AM

Update in Workforce Recruitment 
Eric Widera, MD

  • NRMP All in Policy
  • Guidelines for Interview and Post-Interview Communication  
10:45 AM ACGME Milestone 2.0 Development and Toolbox Website Update
Laura Edgar, EdD, CAE & Steve Barczi, MD
11:30 AM

Quick Hit Topics 

  • Succession Planning  
    Steve Barczi, MD & Elizabeth N. Chapman, MD
  • Fellowship Program Directors Handbook 
    Pei Chen, MD & Ganesh Merugu, MD
  • Medicine-Geriatrics Integrated Residency and Fellowship
    Angela Beckert, MD
  • Leadership Course  
    Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH
  • Mid-Career Survey
11:55 PM Break
12:05 PM TBD
1:25 PM Mini-Fair for Curricular Innovations/Tool Swap
Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH; Katherine A. Bennett, MD
Fellowship Program Directors will present innovative educational materials and tools        in breakout groups in which attendees will be able to rotate between. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear about how the tools are utilized and ask questions. 
1:20 PM Closing/Open Mic and Call for Future Topics