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    AIM Insights

    A key to success in 21st century medicine will be the ability to create a learning health system. In so doing, academic health centers have an advantage as the only organizations with the ability to capture the synergy from optimal alignment of education, research, and patient care. 

    The Aligned Institutional Mission (AIM) Program was created to support this alignment on an individualized, institutional basis. Several insights have been realized from the inaugural phases of the AIM Program, including Key Findings on best practices and lessons learned, as offered by AIM Program consultants and Fundamental Strategies to achieve alignment, as offered by AIM Program special advisors.

    Key Findings

    Past AIM Program consultants shared their knowledge and insights gained through AIM Program assessments, site visits, and experience. These experienced and deeply knowledgeable academic health center leaders provide analyses on key issues of alignment for academic health centers.

    Topical Advice by AIM Program Experts

    Past AIM Program Special Advisors shared strategies within their areas of expertise to enhance alignment of education, clinical care, and research at academic health centers.