Residency Directors Forum 2018
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Gaylord Opryland Hotel, Nashville, TN
Co-hosted by Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH)
goal is to provide residency educators with useful information to assist in the
overall growth of YOUR residency program. Through direct interaction with the
invited panelists, you will be provided with the tools needed to make a
positive impact on residency education and training at your institution.
New This Year: Residency program co-directors,
faculty, chief residents and school deans are also invited to attend, with up
to two attendees per program. Chief residents must attend alongside their
program director. Space is limited, so please register early.
How to Register:
registration form and return via email, fax or mail. There is no
cost to attend. All communications regarding the Forum will be done
electronically. The deadline to register is March 2 and please note, there is no onsite
Download the registration form now.
and Badge Pick-up
Introduction and Session
Tim Ford, DPM, FACFAS
Show Me the Money: GME
Melanie Violand, DPM,
FACFAS, chair, AACPM Institutional Residency Development and AACPM Balance
you fully understand all the ins and outs of residency program funding? If you
don’t, you’re not alone. This session will cover this challenging area, covering
topics such as how to track your off-facility training; funding alternatives
for faculty; determining if your key attendings should be compensated, and if
so, how; and how to earmark CME funding for residency education from GME.
Breaking the Code: the
Latest in Logging – New & Improved
Randall Dei, DPM, FACFAS; Nahla
Wu, associate director, CPME
the latest updates to PRR, along with clarifications on proper logging. Also, listen
as CPME presents their latest efforts to streamline program site visits. They
will also give background on the CPME 320 re-write: Forum attendees should be
prepared to voice their opinions.
Speed Dating: The Tinderbox
– Answer your Burning Questions
Moderator: Mike Vaardahl,
as easy as swiping right! Take a seat for this breakout session, and ask
experts in their respective fields all of your burning questions. Speed daters
will include representatives from CPME, ABFAS, ABPM, PRR. But, be brief with your questions - dates will be quick and
representatives will rotate.
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 returns to the Residency Directors Forum to
continue the discussion about the good, bad, and the ugly of social media.
is Like a Box of Chocolates
Yoho, DPM, FACFAS, dean, Des Moines University of Podiatric Medicine
When you’re selecting and educating residents, you never know what
you’re going to get. As the number of applicants to podiatric medical schools
fluctuate, so do the admission benchmarks of entering students. Dr. Yoho will
discuss the effect on residencies and what needs to be done to maintain an
appropriate applicant pool to the colleges, with residencies being the handoff
to the Future: Mentoring through the DPM Mentors Network
Nau, career promotion strategist, American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM)
One solution to a stronger student body, attracting good people to the
profession. What can you do to help the cause? Volunteer to be a mentor. Ms.
Nau will discuss AACPM’s DPM Mentors Network, how it works, and how you can
help the next generation to get excited about the future of podiatric medicine
so they want to be a part of it.
is Caring: Program Collaboration and ACFAS Regional Support
Schneider, DPM, FACFAS; Eric Walter, DPM, FACFAS
Why reinvent the wheel? We’re all doing the same things – we can help
each other and help ourselves. Collaborate with other local residency programs
by sharing lectures, surgical skills workshops and journal clubs. Learn how
this model works to improve your resident training and provide diverse
educational experiences. Also, learn how the ACFAS Regions can provide local
resources to enhance your residency education.
Joys of Parenthood: Breakout Session
Steven Vyce, DPM, FACFAS
Managing residents is like being a parent: you want your residents to
finish your program and head out into the world with all of the tools they need
to be successful. Take your seat and panelists will come to you to answer your
questions about topics such as social media; changes and trends in the latest
podiatric medical school curriculum; non-citizen medical school graduates; and
how to set up local collaboration programs with your neighboring residencies.
and “Juice” – with a Twist: Open Bar, Open Mic, Open your Mind
Tim Ford, DPM, FACFAS
The tables are now turned - the bar is open and so is the floor. It’s
your turn to ask any remaining questions you may have of the organizations that
govern your program. Topics will include
the program approval process; day-to-day operations; legalities; and the future
of residency training. Grab a drink and some nosh, sit back, and hear open
Q&A with representatives from AACPM, PRR, PICA, ABFAS, and ABPM.