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    • Academicaffairsfinal:Layout 1 1/22/10 11:51 AM Page 1 ® Contact Us Academic Affairs 1-800-441-ABIM, ext. 4246 or AcademicAffairs@abim.org • Register for a Faculty Development Course • Schedule a Hospital Visit • Questions about training program assessment tools Contact Center 1-800-441-ABIM or request@abim.org • Certification policy questions • FasTrack inquiries • Practice Improvement Modules (PIMs) Business Services 215-446-3630 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m., ET) or publicationorders@abim.org • Procedural Logbook • Mini-CEX (download copies from www.abim.org) Visit Us on the Web www.abim.org/program-directors-administrators/ Follow ABIM updates on FaceBook www.facebook.com/abim.certification © 2009 American Board of Internal Medicine E134-01-2010 315
    • Academicaffairsfinal:Layout 1 1/22/10 11:51 AM Page 3 ABIM Academic Affairs Achieving Better Outcomes Measurements for Success Partners in Assessing Trainee Competence Faculty Development Education Core and general faculty who are skilled in the Program accreditation requirements emphasize assessment and evaluation of trainees are an the need for valid and reliable faculty assessment, T he American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Academic Affairs department is dedicated to working closely with the graduate medical education community to enhance residency and fellowship training through faculty important asset to training programs. Academic Affairs offers two faculty training activities that can help meet the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Core Faculty requirement to acquire the right set of evaluation and direct observation of trainees. All of the ABIM products and services listed below can help programs meet this challenge, which is defined by the six ACGME general competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based development, education and research. assessment and evaluation skills. Learning & Improvement, Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Professionalism and We strive to support the academic community by Faculty Development Course Systems-Based Practice. encouraging program directors to critically assess and The faculty development course is an intensive evaluate trainee competence. This assessment helps five-day course designed exclusively to train faculty Training Program FasTrackTM to ensure that board eligible physicians have acquired to evaluate clinical competence across the six Assessment Tools FasTrack, ABIM’s online system for program the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to ACGME general competencies. Held twice each directors and administrators, allows you to track advance in their careers by: Practice Improvement Modules and complete evaluations of clinical competence year, this course provides a comprehensive ABIM PIMs Practice Improvement ModulesSM for • Establishing relationships with residents and the overview of assessment methods and tools for residents and fellows. training programs allow for convenient and easy faculty who train them available to training programs that includes highly documentation of program activity in all of the • Providing education and tools to help faculty interactive small group workshops on: ACGME general competencies, particularly for the improve their assessment of residents • Competency-Based Education Training Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, and • Communicating the value of Certification and Fundamentals Systems-Based Practice competencies. Faculty who Improving the Quality Maintenance of Certification (MOC) to residents • Direct Observation Skills/Feedback participate in a PIM with their residents may be of Training early in their medical careers able to earn credit toward our Maintenance of • How to Evaluate the ACGME Competencies Research • Supporting academic leaders in their efforts to Certification (MOC) program. Please visit In conjunction with the ABIM Psychometrics and • Systematic Review of Assessment Tools engage trainees in lifelong professional www.abim.org for more information. • Working with Problem and Marginal Residents Quality Research departments, Academic Affairs development studies the impact of Practice Improvement • Teaching and Evaluating Practice-Based Mini-CEX Modules (PIMs), as well as other assessment tools, Learning and Improvement, and Systems-Based The Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) and the role of external factors (e.g., microsystems, Practice focuses on the core skills that residents transitions in block rotation and teamwork) that demonstrate in patient encounters. It can be easily affect physician performance and quality William F. Iobst, MD ABIM Hospital Visit implemented by attending physicians as a routine, improvement in the training space. Our research Director of ABIM Academic Affairs Organizations can foster educational opportunities seamless evaluation of residents in any clinical efforts help influence improvements in ABIM’s for faculty development by hosting an ABIM setting. Go to www.abim.org to download the products while enhancing the tools and measures Hospital Visit. The ABIM Hospital Visit program Mini-CEX form. used in residency and fellowship training. is an interactive workshop that teaches internal medicine faculty practical evaluation skills across Procedural Logbook Research Projects the six ACGME general competencies. To The Procedural Logbook is a convenient tool for • PIMs in Residency schedule a visit, please visit www.abim.org for documenting the procedural skills learned during • Clinical Supervision PIM more details. training. Documentation and verification of these • Direct Observation, Teamwork, Transitions skills are requirements to sit for the ABIM in Residency About ABIM certification exam, obtain hospital clinical privileges, and in many cases to earn hospital credentials. For more than 70 years, certification by the American Board of The Procedural Logbook can be ordered through Internal Medicine (ABIM) has stood for the highest standard in ABIM’s Business Services department by calling internal medicine and its 19 subspecialties. Board certified internists have met rigorous standards through intensive study, 215-446-3630 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m., ET) or e-mailing self-assessment and evaluation, and they value continuous publicationorders@abim.org. professional growth and learning after completing their training.
    • Academicaffairsfinal:Layout 1 1/22/10 11:51 AM Page 3 T ABIM Academic Affairs Achieving Better Outcomes Measurements for Success Partners in Assessing Trainee Competence Faculty Development Education Core and general faculty who are skilled in the Program accreditation requirements emphasize assessment and evaluation of trainees are an the need for valid and reliable faculty assessment, he American Board of Internal Medicine important asset to training programs. Academic evaluation and direct observation of trainees. (ABIM) Academic Affairs department is Affairs offers two faculty training activities that All of the ABIM products and services listed below dedicated to working closely with the can help meet the Accreditation Council for can help programs meet this challenge, which is graduate medical education community to enhance Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Core defined by the six ACGME general competencies: residency and fellowship training through faculty Faculty requirement to acquire the right set of Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based development, education and research. assessment and evaluation skills. Learning & Improvement, Interpersonal & Faculty Development Course Communication Skills, Professionalism and We strive to support the academic community by Systems-Based Practice. Training Program FasTrackTM encouraging program directors to critically assess and The faculty development course is an intensive Assessment Tools evaluate trainee competence. This assessment helps five-day course designed exclusively to train faculty to ensure that board eligible physicians have acquired to evaluate clinical competence across the six FasTrack, ABIM’s online system for program Practice Improvement Modules the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to ACGME general competencies. Held twice each directors and administrators, allows you to track advance in their careers by: year, this course provides a comprehensive and complete evaluations of clinical competence ABIM PIMs Practice Improvement ModulesSM for • Establishing relationships with residents and the overview of assessment methods and tools for residents and fellows. training programs allow for convenient and easy faculty who train them available to training programs that includes highly documentation of program activity in all of the • Providing education and tools to help faculty interactive small group workshops on: Improving the Quality ACGME general competencies, particularly for the improve their assessment of residents • Competency-Based Education Training Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, and of Training • Communicating the value of Certification and Fundamentals Systems-Based Practice competencies. Faculty who Maintenance of Certification (MOC) to residents Research • Direct Observation Skills/Feedback participate in a PIM with their residents may be early in their medical careers able to earn credit toward our Maintenance of • How to Evaluate the ACGME Competencies • Supporting academic leaders in their efforts to Certification (MOC) program. Please visit In conjunction with the ABIM Psychometrics and • Systematic Review of Assessment Tools engage trainees in lifelong professional www.abim.org for more information. • Working with Problem and Marginal Residents Quality Research departments, Academic Affairs Mini-CEX development studies the impact of Practice Improvement • Teaching and Evaluating Practice-Based Modules (PIMs), as well as other assessment tools, Learning and Improvement, and Systems-Based The Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) and the role of external factors (e.g., microsystems, Practice focuses on the core skills that residents transitions in block rotation and teamwork) that William F. Iobst, MD ABIM Hospital Visit demonstrate in patient encounters. It can be easily affect physician performance and quality Director of ABIM Academic Affairs implemented by attending physicians as a routine, improvement in the training space. Our research Organizations can foster educational opportunities seamless evaluation of residents in any clinical efforts help influence improvements in ABIM’s for faculty development by hosting an ABIM setting. Go to www.abim.org to download the products while enhancing the tools and measures Hospital Visit. The ABIM Hospital Visit program Mini-CEX form. used in residency and fellowship training. Procedural Logbook Research Projects is an interactive workshop that teaches internal medicine faculty practical evaluation skills across the six ACGME general competencies. To The Procedural Logbook is a convenient tool for • PIMs in Residency schedule a visit, please visit www.abim.org for documenting the procedural skills learned during • Clinical Supervision PIM more details. training. Documentation and verification of these • Direct Observation, Teamwork, Transitions About ABIM skills are requirements to sit for the ABIM in Residency certification exam, obtain hospital clinical privileges, For more than 70 years, certification by the American Board of and in many cases to earn hospital credentials. Internal Medicine (ABIM) has stood for the highest standard in The Procedural Logbook can be ordered through internal medicine and its 19 subspecialties. Board certified ABIM’s Business Services department by calling internists have met rigorous standards through intensive study, 215-446-3630 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m., ET) or e-mailing self-assessment and evaluation, and they value continuous publicationorders@abim.org. professional growth and learning after completing their training.
    • Academicaffairsfinal:Layout 1 1/22/10 11:51 AM Page 1 ® Contact Us Academic Affairs 1-800-441-ABIM, ext. 4246 or AcademicAffairs@abim.org • Register for a Faculty Development Course • Schedule a Hospital Visit • Questions about training program assessment tools Contact Center 1-800-441-ABIM or request@abim.org • Certification policy questions • FasTrack inquiries • Practice Improvement Modules (PIMs) Business Services 215-446-3630 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m., ET) or publicationorders@abim.org • Procedural Logbook • Mini-CEX (download copies from www.abim.org) Visit Us on the Web www.abim.org/program-directors-administrators/ Follow ABIM updates on FaceBook www.facebook.com/abim.certification © 2009 American Board of Internal Medicine E134-01-2010 315