Connecting education to exceptional patient care.


When & Where

daterange Mar 28 - Mar 30, 2019

location Loews Ventana Canyon Resort - 7000 N. Resort Drive, Tucson, AZ 85750


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AIAMC 2019 Annual Meeting

Connecting Education to Exceptional Patient Care 2019 Annual Meeting

Reshaping the Future:  Medical Education 2030 and Beyond

March 28-30, 2019 Loews Ventana Canyon Resort - Tucson, AZ

On-line registrations for the 2019 AIAMC Annual Meeting are now being accepted.  Early bird registrants who enroll before January 15, 2019 will receive a 10% discount.  

Join key leaders from independent academic medical centers around the country at Connecting Education to Exceptional Patient Care 2019 Annual Meeting.  Our conference theme of Reshaping the Future: Medical Education 2030 and Beyond will be delivered by outstanding, nationally- recognized speakers in an atmosphere of networking and dialogue you won’t find at any other national meeting.  Key topics will include the C-Suite perspective, GME as a strategic asset, future curricula and funding.

James Bagian, MD, PE, will provide the keynote address.    Dr. Bagian is the founding Director of the Center for  Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety at the University of Michigan. Previously he served as the first and founding director of the Veterans Administration’s National Center for Patient Safety as well as the founding co-chair of the ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER).   A NASA astronaut for over 15 years, he is a veteran of two Space Shuttle missions.  His powerful keynote will be complemented by highly informative and engaging plenary sessions and small breakouts led by AIAMC members where practical tips and tools will be shared.

Terrific Meeting Location:  The 2019 Annual Meeting will be held at the at the beautiful Loews Ventana Canyon

Resort. This four-diamond luxury resort is located at the base of Tucson’s Santa Catalina Mountains. Private balconies with every guest room provide front-row seats to breathtaking views of the mountains, an 80-foot waterfall, and the city lights of Tucson.  Our special conference rate is just $249/night. Visit for a virtual tour and more information.


Mar 28 2019

2019 Annual Meeting Agenda in PDF format

2019 Annual Meeting Agenda in PDF format

To see the 2019 Annual Meeting agenda in PDF format click here:  Agenda with Descriptions

Mar 28 2019

Pre-Conference Workshop: Educator's Forum

Pre-Conference Workshop: Educator's Forum

This session will focus on the interests and needs of AIAMC educators, including Program Directors, DIOs and Administrators.  The intent of the program is to exchange good ideas and receive advice on educational dilemmas you may be facing.  All attendees are welcome to make a brief presentation and the forum will be driven by the shared issues identified.  This workshop will be highly interactive and offers an excellent opportunity to begin networking with AIAMC colleagues before the Annual Meeting’s official kick-off mid-day.  Please note that seating is limited and that a completed pre-registration form is required.

Mar 28 2019

Pre-Conference Book Club (Optional; Pre-Registration Required)

Pre-Conference Book Club (Optional; Pre-Registration Required)

Back by popular demand is the 2nd Annual AIAMC Book Club!  This year's selected reading is Chapter 5 of Attending:  Medicine, Mindfulness and Humanity by Ronald Epstein, MD,  The format of this session will be thought provoking and provide an interactive method designed to increase awareness of ethical issues that directly relate to medicine.  The discussion will improve comprehension of the human condition and improve insight into patient’s values and experiences.  Please note that seating is limited and pre-registration is required.


If you are part of National Initiative (NI) VI, please be reminded to register for Meeting Four - to be held March 29th and 30th.  NOTE:  If you registered for the Awards Dinner during your Annual Meeting registration, you should NOT re-register during NI VI Meeting Four registration.