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The ProudtobeGIM work group is charged with determining the strategic direction for SGIM's ProudtobeGIM Campaign.  This campaign is aimed at educating medical students about GIM and encouraging them to join the GIM workforce.

2016-2017 ProudtobeGIM Work Group Initiatives

  1. Create new collateral materials (new video and social media toolkit) that showcase all the different career paths general internal medicine offers 
    (Target audiences: medical students (all years) and PGY 1-2s)
  2. Update our ProudToBeGIM website 
  3. Create and implement a strategic plan for social media outreach, including distribution by outside organizations
  4. Identify ProudToBeGIM champions at institutions or regions across the country
  5. Announce an RFP for honoraria to host local ProudToBeGIM events
  6. Planning to fund 25 institutions nationwide at $1000 each
  7. Create a ProudToBeGIM week – likely placement in February 2017 – with events scheduled at PTB GIM sites across the country and including communications from SGIM
  8. Disseminate ProudToBeGIM message to a broader audience more frequently, with more active engagement (possibly through Twitter chats, journal clubs
  9. Increase regional outreach for the campaign at the SGIM regional meetings 
  10. Work with AMSA to host another Career Paths in GIM workshop at the 2017 AMSA national meeting in February 2017

For more information on the ProudtobeGIM campaign, please click here.​

Brita Roy 

Brita Roy, MD, MPH

Chair, ProudtobeGIM Work Group

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Francine Jetton, Staff Liaison

PTB GIM 2016