Acute Disease Management
Submissions that focus on the care of hospitalized patients, and the role, effectiveness and innovation of inpatient, urgent, or emergency care and inpatient clinicians and systems.
Adolescent Medicine and Transitioning to Adult Care
Submissions addressing adolescent medicine and genetic diseases that develop in childhood, including the transition of care from childhood to adult.
Assessment of Learners (Innovations in Medical Education Only)
Submissions focused on assessing and evaluating medical education at all levels.
Career Development, Professionalism, and Wellness
Submissions focusing on issues impacting career development, promotion, work satisfaction, personal and professional life integration, and creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for the generalist workforce.
Chronic Disease Management
Submissions that focus on the care of outpatient care of medical conditions, and the role, effectiveness and innovation of primary care and outpatient clinicians and systems.
Clinical Informatics and Health Information Technology
Submissions that combine foundational principles of computer and information science with medicine to further advancements in medical research, patient data collection and analysis, medical education, telemedicine, and administration of public health care services.
Clinical Skills (Clinical Updates and Workshops Only)
Submissions that highlight techniques and clinical skills for ambulatory and hospital-based clinical care
Curriculum Development - CME (Innovations in Medical Education Only)
Submissions focused on curriculum development for continuing medical education and maintenance of certification.
Curriculum Development - GME (Innovations in Medical Education Only)
Submissions focused on curriculum development for graduate-level medical education.
Curriculum Development - UME (Innovations in Medical Education Only)
Submissions focused on curriculum development for undergraduate medical education.
DEI, Health Equity, and Social Determinants of Health
Submissions devoted to the health and health care of underserved and special populations, the social and structural factors that impact health, and identifying and/or rectifying health disparities. This includes submissions on anti-racism, LGBTQ+ communities, Asian American and Pacific Islanders, Latinx, and other communities facing discrimination.
Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Submissions addressing aging, care of older adults and/or individuals living with a serious illness, and treatment decision making for individuals near end of life.
Global Health (Innovations in Healthcare Delivery Only)
Submissions focused on health issues affecting populations globally.
Healthcare Delivery and Redesign
Submissions with a focus on reimagining, redesigning, and implementing innovative systems to deliver health care more effectively and efficiently.
Submissions that evaluate the impact of local, state/province, or national policies and/or advocacy on clinical and economic outcomes.
Inter-professional Education (Innovations in Medical Education Only)
Submissions focused on inter-professional education and training programs.
Medical Education and Scholarship
Submissions that focus on issues related to medical education (needs assessment, curricular design, curricular implementation, outcomes assessment in undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education).
Medical Ethics and Humanities
Submissions that focus on clinical ethics, research ethics, global health ethics, medical professionalism, the history of medicine, art, literature, philosophy, theology and/or spirituality in medicine.
Mental/Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorders
Submissions addressing mental health and substance abuse through clinical research or educational research. This includes a broad range of substances – alcohol, tobacco, both prescription and non-prescription drugs in addition to street drugs.
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Submissions that focus on quality assessment, gaps in quality of care, medical errors, quality improvement, patient safety and health systems science in the ambulatory or inpatient setting.
Research (Clinical Updates and Workshops Only)
Submissions that highlight research in areas such as biology, neuroscience, sociology/psychology, genetics, computational science, economics, health services, and health outcomes, with the goal of broadening knowledge in the field of General Internal Medicine.
Research Skills (Clinical Updates and Workshops Only)
Submissions that highlight techniques and skills for clinical, medical education, health policy or health services research, with the goal of strengthening the General Medicine research workforce.
Vulnerable Populations (Innovations in Healthcare Delivery Only)
Submissions focused on work targeting the study and treatment of vulnerable and/or marginalized populations.
Women’s Health, Sex, and Gender-Informed Medicine
Submissions related to education, research and patient care affected by patient sex and gender, including reproductive health care, men’s health, and gender affirming medicine.