Residency Performance Improvement Program

The Residency Performance Improvement Program (ResPIP) pathway is a means for residency programs to report successful completion of Performance Improvement (PI) group projects developed and overseen by the program which meet ABFM certification requirements.

To participate in this pathway, residency programs will complete an application describing its capacity for teaching PI fundamentals and conducting improvement activities in clinical practice. Components of the application include:

  1. Institutional characteristics such as leadership and organizational type.
  2. Organizational history of conducting PI projects.
  3. Organizational readiness for developing, conducting, and supervising PI projects that will qualify for ABFM PI credit.
  4. Infrastructure for supporting PI projects.
  5. Commitment to providing PI educational activities.
  6. Examples of recent completed PI projects.

ResPIP Requirements

Ready To Get Started?

Visit the ABFM Activity Manager to view and begin the Residency Performance Improvement Program application.