Evonne Kaplan-Liss, MD, MPH
Assistant Dean of Narrative Reflection and Patient Communication at the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine in Fort Worth, TX
Opening Plenary | 8am | Friday, March 29
INspiring Compassion in Medical Education
For those interested in continuing the conversation after the plenary, Dr. Kaplan-Liss will be available during the concurrent sessions on Friday, March 29 from 11:15am – 12:00pm.
Chase Crossno, MPH
Assistant Artistic Director at the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine in Fort Worth, TX
Co-Presenting with Dr. Kaplan-Liss
Chase Crossno is Assistant Artistic Director at TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine. She is an artist and public health professional engaging individuals and communities in challenging conversations to promote self-efficacy, positive social engagement and collective cultural consciousness. For 12 years she has combined her passion for theatre and health to inspire empathetic communication about health and social justice issues at a number of non-profit organizations including WorldTeach, AIDS Services of Austin and Boston University.
Thomas Schwenk, MD
Dean of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine in Reno, NV
Saturday Plenary | 8am | March 30
Medical Student Mental Health: What We Know, What We Don't Know, and What We Need to Know
For those interested in continuing the conversation after the plenary, Dr. Schwenk will be available during the concurrent sessions on Saturday, March 30 from 11:00am – 11:45am
Alison J Whelan, MD
Chief Medical Education Officer, AAMC
Lunch | 11:45am | March 30
AAMC Medical Education Update
As Chief Medical Education Officer, Alison J. Whelan, MD, leads AAMC initiatives to transform the current models of education and workforce preparation across the full continuum of medical education. She also directs AAMC efforts that support medical education officers, regional campuses, education researchers, students, and residents.