November 14, 2022

Drs. Keegan and Macario Present at SAAAPM 2022 Annual Meeting

ABA Vice President, Mark T. Keegan, MB, BCh, and Secretary, Alex Macario, MD, MBA, shared the latest news and information from the ABA at the Society of Academic Associations of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine’s (SAAAPM) Annual Meeting Nov. 11.

The SAAAPM Annual Meeting is designed for academic anesthesiologists in Chair, Core Residency Program Director, Subspecialty Fellowship Program Director and Residency Program Administrator positions. Annual Meeting programming works to educate and share information that will enable academic anesthesiology departments to improve management and care.

During the ABA/In-Training Examination (ITE) Update, Drs. Keegan and Macario shared information on the ABA’s Residency Training Information Database (RTID) redesign and the updated ITE exam dates. When presenting notable ABA updates, they included changes to the 2023 Policy Book, the launch of the ABA PrePay program, an initial agenda for the 2023 Program Director Meeting, the redesign of the Program in Focus newsletter, recent Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) efforts and the newest ABMS standards for continuing certification. To conclude their presentation, they shared updates on ABA subspecialty partnerships and a broader assessment update.

View presentation slides here.