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Transformational Times & Transformation Journal

The Transformational Times is the weekly e-newsletter published by the Kern Institute to deliver stories of hope, character and resilience from our virtual community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Transformation Journal is published quarterly, featuring innovative ideas and ways to engage in our mission of transforming medical education, as well as sharing upcoming events and valuable resources. Subscribe Now
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Transformational Times

Current Issue

Director's Corner by Adina Kalet, MD: How Will We Return in the Fall? Back to Normal? I Hope Not.

Graduation Perspective from Cassie Ferguson, MD: Joy

Graduation Perspective from Jose Franco, MD: Graduation and Family

Graduation Perspective from Marty Muntz, MD: All the World is a Stage

Perspective from David Nelson, PhD: The Gathering

Perspective from Christopher Davis, MD, MPH: MaskUpMKE - Saving Lives, Building Trust, and Moving Forward

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May 2020

May 15, 2020
Director's Corner by Adina Kalet, MD: Embracing the New Normal and Who Gets to be a Physician
Perspective from Wendy Peltier, MD: Where is my Toolbelt?
Perspective from Kurt Stefan, MBA: Remote Simulation During COVID-19

May 8, 2020
Director's Corner by Adina Kalet, MD: Working Toward a Philosophy of Medical Education Transformation
Perspective from Kathlyn Fletcher, MD: Rare Interdisciplinary and Interprofessional Opportunities for Residents
Perspective from Sandra Pfister, PhD: Walking with Purpose at 64
Perspective from Malika Siker, MD: Lessons from "Life is Beautiful"

May 1, 2020
Director's Corner by Adina Kalet, MD: Making a Difference: MaskUpMKE
Perspective from Libby Ellinas, MD: Women: Minding the Gap
Perspective from Laura Mark, PA-C, MPH: Social Narrowing

April 2020

April 24, 2020
Director's Corner by Adina Kalet, MD: Education Strategies on a Dime
Perspective from Chris Decker, MD: Staying Safe Yet Compassionate
Perspective from Alexandra Harrington, MD: Gratitude for Lab Staff

April 17, 2020
Director's Corner by Adina Kalet, MD: Preparing Our Students
Perspective from Kathlyn Fletcher, MD: Residency During COVID
Perspective from Nathalie Abenoza, Christian Hernandez, Eli Martinez, Javier Mora and Sebastian Daniel: Community Raised & Engaged

April 10, 2020
Director's Corner by Adina Kalet, MD: Practical Wisdom in Action
Perspective from Fabrice Jotterand, PhD: Seizing the Moment
Perspective from Mary Homan, DrPH: It's Not About the Vent

April 3, 2020
Director's Corner by Adina Kalet, MD, MPH: We Can't Wait!
Perspective from Cassie Ferguson, MD: COVID-19 and Grief
Perspective from Chris Davis, MD, MPH: Building Trust with Underserved Communities

March 2020

March 27, 2020
Director's Corner by Adina Kalet, MD, MPH: Bringing Medical Students to the Fight
Perspective from Marty Muntz, MD: PPE & Moral Injury 

March 20, 2020
Director's Corner by Adina Kalet, MD, MPH: Welcome to the Transformational Times