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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 310-337

The Third Annual Academic International Medicine World Congress (AIM 2018) “Translating Evidence into Global Innovation” in Brooklyn, New York, July 27–29, 2018: Event Highlights and Scientific Forum Abstracts

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
2 College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
3 Department of Emergency Medicine, St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
4 Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
5 Department of Emergency Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, USA
6 Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, Toledo, Ohio, USA
7 Department of Emergency Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
8 Department of Surgery (Cardiothoracic), The Medical Center of Aurora, Aurora, Colorado, USA
9 Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
10 Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
11 Department of Surgery, Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, USA
12 Department of Surgery, Rutgers News Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
13 Department of Research and Innovation, St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Stanislaw P Stawicki
Department of Research and Innovation, St. Luke's University Health Network, 801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/IJAM.IJAM_57_18

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The Academic International Medicine World Congress (the AIM World Congress) is the official annual meeting of the American College of Academic International Medicine, a United States organization dedicated specifically to connecting academic physicians from diverse areas of expertise toward the common goals of sustainable global medical outreach and multinational clinical research and education. The organization's main focus is to promote academic international medicine and to establish a platform for individuals, academic institutions, and a broad range of multisectoral organizations to converge and work collectively to create a foundation for efficient, effective, and sustainable resource sharing. World-renowned experts and speakers from the AIM community attended and participated in the Third Annual Congress (AIM 2018) held in Brooklyn, New York, from July 27 to July 29, 2018. In addition to an increase in the number of high-profile faculty members, medical students, and other trainees, as well as the doubling our attendance compared with the AIM Congress 2017, this year's Annual Meeting also incorporated the Cochrane Diagnostic Test Accuracy Review Course. The conference theme, “Translating Evidence into Global Innovation” showcased efforts of the academic international medical community to utilize and create objective data to achieve global impact. Finally, the Congress featured the Second Annual Scientific Forum as a platform for exchanging scientific knowledge among scholars. This report presents an overview of this major academic event, including the listing of podium and poster presentations from the 2018 Scientific Forum. The following core competencies are addressed in this article: Practice-based learning and improvement, Systems-based practice, Interpersonal and communication skills, Professionalism.

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