Residency Directors Forum 2018
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Gaylord Opryland Hotel, Nashville, TN
Co-hosted by the Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH)
The 2018 Residency Directors Forum was the largest gathering of residency directors at the ACFAS Annual Scientific conference to date! The meeting was co-hosted by the ACFAS Post Graduate Affairs (PGA) Committee and the Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH) in advance of the ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference in Nashville. Residency directors and program faculty from around the country were on hand to gather information from the ACFAS PGA Committee, school deans, COTH, CPME, AACPM, ABFAS, PRR and ABPM, as well as other speakers.
goal was to provide residency educators with useful information to assist in the
overall growth of their residency programs. Through direct interaction with the
invited panelists, residency directors were provided with the tools needed to make a
positive impact on residency education and training at their institution.
Residency Directors Forum 2019
Save the date for the 2019 Forum scheduled on Wednesday, February 13, in advance of next year's ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference in New Orleans.
2018 Downloadable Presentations:
Show Me the Money: GME
Melanie Violand, DPM,
FACFAS, chair, AACPM Institutional Residency Development and AACPM Balance
This session covered topics pertaining to residency program funding, including how to track your off-facility training; funding alternatives for faculty; determining if key attendings should be compensated, and if so, how; and how to earmark CME funding for residency education from GME.
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Breaking the Code: The
Latest in Logging – New & Improved
Randall Dei, DPM, FACFAS; Nahla
Wu, associate director, CPME
This session reviewed the latest updates to PRR—along with clarifications on proper logging and CPME efforts to streamline program site visits—and provided background to the CPME 320 rewrite.
Social Media Gone Wild –
How Risky is Your Social Media Footprint?
Ross Taubman, DPM, FACFAS, president,
Podiatry Insurance Company of America (PICA)
by popular demand, Dr. Taubman expanded on the benefits and risks of social media in today's practice and presented strategies to successfully execute a social media plan.
Is Like a Box of Chocolates
Yoho, DPM, FACFAS, dean, Des Moines University of Podiatric Medicine
This presentation discussed how admission benchmarks of entering students fluctuate with the number of applicants to podiatric medical school, the effect on residencies and what needs to be done to maintain an
appropriate applicant pool to the colleges.
to the Future: Mentoring Through the DPM Mentors Network
Nau, career promotion strategist, American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM)
Attendees learned about AACPM’s DPM Mentors Network, how it works and how they can
help the next generation get excited about the future of podiatric medicine.
is Caring: Program Collaboration and ACFAS Regional Support
Schneider, DPM, FACFAS; Eric Walter, DPM, FACFAS
This session covered how to collaborate with other local residency programs
by sharing lectures, surgical skills workshops and journal clubs. Attendees learned how
this model works to improve resident training and provide diverse
educational experiences, and how ACFAS Regions can provide local
resources to enhance residency education.
Welcome to the REdRC
Ira Kraus, DPM, FACFAS, Past
President, American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
The APMA REdRC was developed as an online educational resource to
further the education of podiatric residents on a variety of topics. Lecture
topics are based on the competencies identified by the Council on Podiatric
Medical Education (CPME). Thanks to the generous support of APMA's sponsors,
the REdRC is a free resource, exclusively for APMA-member residents.