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Administrators in Medicine (AIM)

The National Organization for State Medical and Osteopathic Board Executive Directors in the United States

Note: The AIM 2004 Annual Meeting e-book of meeting materials will be available by April 9th via the meeting web site.  Our Presenters are in the process of preparing their materials.

2004 AIM Annual Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Celebrating our 20th Anniversary - 1984-2004

Marriott Crystal Gateway
Arlington, Virginia

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Meeting Room: Grand Ballroom Salon A-B

An Examination of International Medical Education

7:00-8:00 am:  Continental Breakfast Sponsored by AIM

Morning Session

8:00 am:  Welcome

8:15 am–9:30 am:  Medical Education in the United States and Medical Education in the World

Our speakers will lead an exploration of medical education today including international and U.S. models.  Distance education and online instruction will also be examined from the perspective of the LCME.  Are there significant differences between the education models and how do those differences impact those of us in the licensure of the global physician?

Moderator: Kathleen Haley, Executive Director, Oregon Board of Medical Examiners and AIM Western Region Representative

9:30 am – 10:30 am:  The Consumer Advocate’s International Medical Education Journey

We have all received those e-mails from Dean Hughson.  Now meet the man behind the messages.  Mr. Hughson shares with us the work he has done in researching international medical schools and the education they offer.

·        Presentation: Dean Hughson, Consumer Advocate

Introduction:  AIM Vice President Leslie A. Gallant, Program Chairperson and Executive Administrator, Alaska State Medical Board

10:30 am – 10:45 am: Break

10:45 am – 11:45 am:  NCFMEA and ECFMG:  The Organizations Behind the Acronyms

Representatives from the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA) and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) give an overview of the work of their respective organizations and how those organizations contribute to the recognition or licensure of international medical school graduates in the United States.

·       Presentation: J. Lee Dockery, M.D., Member, National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA) and Professor Emeritus, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

·       Presentation: Stephen S. Seeling, JD, Vice President for Operations, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and Bill Kelly, Manager, Medical Education Credentials Department, ECFMG

Introduction: Larry Buening, JD, Executive Director, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts and AIM Central Region Representative

11:45 am – 1:15 pm:  Luncheon Sponsored by AIM

AIM Business Meeting will begin at 12:15 pm and will focus on reports and the introduction of any matters that must be voted on by the membership.  Actual voting will occur during the 4:00 pm session of the business meeting. 

Afternoon Session:

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm:  The New York Model:  Conducting Medical School Evaluations On-Site

·       Presentation: Tom Monahan, Executive Secretary, New York State Board for Medicine, will explain the work of the New York Board’s on-site visit teams in evaluating international medical schools.

                        Introduction: Cynthia Weber Glynn, Deputy Director for Administration, New York Office of Professional Medical Conduct and AIM Eastern Region Representative

2:30 pm -2:45 pm:  Break 

2:45 pm:  MD/DO Degrees for Other Health Care Professionals; Advanced Placement

·       Presentation: John B. Crosby, J.D., Executive Director of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), will discuss the efforts of some ‘universities’ that are marketing their medical doctor degree programs to Doctors of Osteopathy and others. 

·      Presentation: Mark W. Stafford, J.D., General Counsel, Kansas Board of Healing Arts, will present the Kansas Board’s recent experience.

Introduction: Larry Buening, JD, Executive Director, Kansas Board of Healing Arts and AIM Central Region Representative

3:45 pm:  Wrap-Up 

4:00 pm:  AIM Business Meeting – Continued 

·         Transfer of the Gavel - Remarks from the incoming AIM President 

5:00 pm: Conclusion     

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2004 AIM Annual Business Meeting - Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Marriott Crystal Gateway
Arlington, Virginia

Meeting Room:  Grand Ballroom Salon A-B

11:45 am Luncheon Served

12:15 pm:  Call to Order - AIM President Randal C. Manning, Executive Director, Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine

Roll Call to Establish Quorum - AIM Secretary Rolf P. Sletten, Executive Secretary & Treasurer, North Dakota State Board of Medical Examiners

Treasurer's Report - AIM Treasurer Trey Delap, Deputy Executive Director, Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine

Committee Reports

1:15 pm: First Half of Business Meeting Ends

1:15 pm: Afternoon Session Begins

4:00 pm: Second Half of Business Meeting Begins

Presentation of Awards by AIM President Randal C. Manning

Presentation of the 7th Annual AIM Best of Boards Award - Tina M. Steinman, Chair, Executive Director, Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts

Election of Officers - President, Vice President and Secretary

Transfer of the Gavel

Any Other Business


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The Essential Guide for Visiting Washington, DC




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Reagan National, Dulles, and BWI airports are served by SuperShuttle (PHONE: 800/258-3826 or 202/296-6662, www.supershuttle.com), which will take you to a specific hotel or residence. Make reservations at the ground transportation desk. Fares vary depending on the destination. The 20-minute ride from Reagan National to downtown averages $9-$13; the 45-minute ride from Dulles runs $22-$25; the 65-minute ride from BWI averages $28-$30; drivers accept major credit cards in addition to cash. The length of the ride varies depending on traffic and the number of stops that need to be made.

By Metro

If you're coming into Ronald Reagan National Airport, have little to carry, and are staying at a hotel near a subway stop, it makes sense to take the Metro. The station is within walking distance of the baggage claim area, but a free airport shuttle bus runs between the Metro station and Terminal A. The Metro ride downtown takes about 20 minutes and costs $1.10-$2, depending on the time of day and your end destination.

By Taxi

Expect to pay about $14 to get from Ronald Reagan National Airport to downtown, $50-$65 from Dulles, and $58-$65 from BWI. A $1.50 airport surcharge is added to the total at all airports. A $1 surcharge is added to the total for travel during rush hour.

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National Gallery of Art


Smithsonian Institutions


National Air and Space Museum


National Museum of American History


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts



AIM wishes to thank the many people who make our meetings so successful.  Without their willingness to share their time, knowledge and experience, we would be unable to bring you such important programs.

2004 AIM Annual Meeting Program Committee:

Leslie Gallant, AIM Vice President

Overall Program Chair for all AIM Meetings

Executive Administrator

Alaska State Medical Board  


John D. Volmer

AIM Southern Region Representative

Board Administrator    

South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners


Larry Buening, Jr.

AIM Central Region Representative

Executive Director

Kansas State Board of Healing Arts


Cynthia Weber Glynn

AIM Eastern Region Representative

Deputy Director for Administration

New York Office for Professional Medical Conduct


Kathleen Haley

AIM Western Region Representative

Executive Director

Oregon Board of Medical Examiners

  Our Presenters and Others Providing Assistance: 

James N. Thompson, MD, FSMB President/CEO and Federation Staff

Our Host Boards:

James R. Granger, Executive Director, District of Columbia Board of Medicine

Bill Harp, MD, Executive Director, Virginia Board of Medicine