Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

DEIThe Alliance is committed to promoting and championing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as a strategic imperative in support of academic internal medicine physicians, administrators, and physicians-in-training. Through external partnerships and internal efforts to build and share education and tools, AAIM seeks to support member efforts to improve DEI in their institutions, communities, and the discipline as whole.

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AAIM Recommendations to Promote Inclusion and Equity in the Interview Process

The Alliance recently released recommendations on how to promote equity and inclusion in the residency interview process. These recommendations can be readily adapted for the fellowship interview process. Because implementation will be challenging for any program given the scope of recommendations, this summary provides programs a roadmap for how to prioritize strategies. 

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Alliance Women LEAD

This new program seeks to empower women through fostering connections and ensuring access to essential tools and resources.

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Application and Recruitment

AAIM is committed to improving the fairness and equity of the learner transition environment. Resources below include evidence-based recommendations to address inequities in learning environments and news about the ongoing work of Alliance work groups.

AAIM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

The award is presented annually to an individual or team who champions DEI in their department of medicine.

Sarah C. Schaeffer, MD, MPH 2022 AAIM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award
Sarah C. Schaeffer, MD, MPH
2022 AAIM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

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AAIM Diversity and Inclusion Special Interest Group

Share resources, opinions, concerns, questions, and ideas with a community of members dedicated to promoting DEI.

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AAIM provides a variety of member-developed resources and tools for ways to identify, address, and mitigate myriad biases in medical education.

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The Alliance Mentoring Program reflects our commitment to you and your professional development.

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Diversity Now

This quarterly newsletter highlights news and resources in the DEI sphere of interest to AAIM members.

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Health Disparities Toolkit

Curated by the AAIM Health Disparities Collaborative Learning Community, the Health Disparities Toolkit is a peer-reviewed collection of resources and teaching tools to help instructors create curriculum for the spectrum of medical learners in UME to GME.

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The Alliance collaborates with stakeholders, foundations, and other consortia to support broader change in medicine and society.

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