Thursday, October 3, 2019
12:00 – 12:30 PM Pre-Conference Registration
12:30 – 4:30 PM

Pre-Conference Workshop
(Optional. Separate registration required)

  • Main Residency Match Overview
  • Program and Institution Roles and Responsibilities
  • Registration
    • Match Opening (checklists, activating programs, quotas and withdrawals)
    • Program Options (creating tracks, reversions,  Joint A-P)
  • Ranking
    • How to rank (search for applicants, bulk upload)
    • Certifying rank order lists (deadlines, authorizations)
    • The Matching Algorithm
  • Results
    • Match Week and SOAP (how it works, communication, schedule)
  •  Policies
    • Match Participation Agreement  
    • Common Pitfalls
    • Tips for Compliance
2:00 – 5:00 PM Onsite Registration
5:00 – 6:00 PM

Plenary I / Keynote Presentation

Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD

6:00 – 7:30 PM Cocktail Reception and Poster Session
Friday, October 4, 2019
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Onsite Registration
7:00 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 AM

Plenary II

Helen Fisher, PhD

9:00 – 9:15 AM Break
9:15 – 10:45 AM

Breakout Session 1

  • To Report or Not To Report-That Is the Question: Communicating Pertinent Information to Residency Programs, Michael G. Kavan, PhD, Kathleen Kashima, PhD, Marc Kahn, MD, MBA, Charles Pohl, MD, Kenneth Simons, MD
  • Designing a Residency Preparatory Boot Camp Course for Graduating Medical Students: The Nuts and Bolts, Alok Gupta, MD, FACS, Edward Ullman, Celeste Royce, MD
  • A Roundtable Discussion Exploring the Results of a Study on Competency-Based Handoffs in the UME to GME Continuum, John Moriarty, MD, John Choe, MD, Heather Laird-Fick, MD, Marygrace Zetkulic, MD
  • USMLE Numeric Scoring: Continuing the (InCUS) Conversation, Michael Barone, MD, MPH & David Johnson, MA
10:45 - 11:15 AM Break
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM

Breakout Session 2

  • What Program Directors, Faculty Need to Know: Secondary Uses of COMLEX-USA Scores in Residency Programs, J. Michael Finley, DO
  • USMLE Numeric Scoring: Continuing the (InCUS) Conversation, Michael Barone, MD, MPH & David Johnson, MA
  • A Graduate Medical Trainee-Led Mentorship Framework to Prepare Underrepresented Minority Medical Students for Residency, Quentin Youmans, MD, Jennifer Adrissi, Mateus Lima, Ramael Ohiomoba, Linda I. Suleiman, MD
  • Fisher Temperament Inventory, Helen Fisher, PhD
  • Assessing Entrustable Professional Activities During the Transition to Residency: A UME and GME Perspective, Lisa Martinez, MD, Paul Mendez, MD, Chandana Karanam, MD
12:45 – 2:00 PM Hosted Lunch
2:00 – 3:30 PM

Breakout Session 3

  • Fisher Temperament Inventory, Helen Fisher, PhD
  • Residency Explorer: A New Resource for Medical Students in the Transition to Residency, William T. Mallon, EdD
  • Interview Season Statistical Analysis: A Panel Discussion of Findings, Nedd Brown, Ed D, Amber Johnson, C-TAGME, James Kroon, Cherise Dunn
  • Using the New AAIM Guidelines for Interview and Post-Interview Communication, Richard Alweis, MD, John McConville, MD, Teresa Roth
  • Resident Selection in a Pass/Fail Step 1 World: A Program Director’s Thought Experiment, William Surkis, MD, Marisa Blum, MD, Sapna Kuehl, MD, Jonathan Doroshow, MD
3:30 – 3:45 PM Break
3:45 – 5:00 PM NRMP Town Hall
A conversation with NRMP board members and staff
Saturday, October 5, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 9:30 AM

Breakout Session 4

  • Revisiting the Regional Recruitment Roadshow: Rethinking Residency Recruitment, Caroline Diez, BA, C-TAGME & Vinod Nambudiri, MD, MBA
  • Beyond Acculturation: International Medical Graduates and Resilience, Joumana Chaiban, MD, Armand Krikorian, MD, Keith Armitage, MD, Eleanor Fitzpatrick, MA
  • Optimizing the Learner Handoff from UME to GME: How to Best Transmit Sensitive Information, Donna Elliott, MD, EdD, Keith Armitage, MD, Eriny Hanna, Michael G. Kavan, PhD, Jessica Fried, MD
  • Promoting Diversity in the Pipeline of Physicians: Recruiting and Mentoring of Underrepresented Minority Physicians, Alda Maria Gonzaga, MD, Gregory M. Bump, MD, Naudia Jonassaint, MD
  • Cultivating Leadership Development Among Diverse Residents: Findings from a Nationally Representative Study, Kristin McCann, PhD, Sunny Nakae, PhD, Edwin Ramos, MD
9:30 – 9:45 AM Break
9:45 – 11:15 AM

Breakout Session 5

  • How Do I Trust Thee? Let Me Count the Ways…A Practice Workshop in Developing Competency-Based UME Curriculum to Segue Learners from Students to Entrustable Clinicians, Stacy McGeechan, MD & Stephen Barone, MD
  • Reimagining Residency: Promoting Systemic Change in Residency Education, John Andrews, MD, Maya Hammoud, MD, Sanjay Desai, MD, Catherine Coe, MD, John Patrick Co, MD
  • Recent Trends in GME Applicants and GME Positions: Policy Issues and Implications, Edward Salsberg, MPA
  • Can We Do It? Feasibility Study of “Blinding” Program Directors to
    USMLE Step 1 Exam Scores Before Inviting Applicants to Interview,

    Kathy W. Smith, MD, Conrad J. Clemens, MD, Madhulika Banerjee,
    Hillary Franke, MD
  • Advising Osteopathic Students for the Single GME: A Look at Two Schools’ Advising Strategies, Dawn Dewar, MEd, Lisa Shelburne, Anya Cope, DO, FACOI
11:15 – 11:30 AM Break
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Plenary III / Closing

Lawrence G. Smith, MD, MACP

12:30 PM Final Adjournment

Agenda last updated: September 24, 2019

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