Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education

Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar

The Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar focuses on advancing the Triple Aim of Medical Education by hosting special events featuring authors and content experts in the areas of character, competence and caring.
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Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar Initiatives

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds

The Kern Institute Cross Pillar diligently works throughout the year to research and recruit world leaders in medical education to present Kern Grand Rounds at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

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Kern Connection Cafe Presentations

Kern Connection Cafe Presentations

The Kern Institute Cross Pillar hosts informal gatherings at MCW every other month throughout the academic year to spark conversation on topics related to the Triple Aim of Medical Education: Character, Competence, and Caring.

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Well-Being Summit

Well-Being Summit

Led by Chris Davis, MD

The Kern Institute Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar leads the effort to convene regular Well-Being Summits, bringing together thought leadership from throughout the MCW Health System to share best practices and move forward in promoting well-being as a collaborative effort.

Student Ambassadors

We are fortunate to partner with several MCW medical school students who serve as liaisons between the Kern Institute and the student body, as well as advising us on student needs and interests.

Members

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David J. Cipriano, PhD

Member, Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar, Kern Institute

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Christopher S. Davis, MD, MPH

Member, Faculty and Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar, Kern Institute

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John R. Hayes, DO

Member, Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar, Kern Institute

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Mikel Holt, BS

Member, Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar, Kern Institute

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Kristina Kaljo, PhD

Director, Faculty Pillar, Kern Institute

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David A. Nelson, PhD, MS

Member, Community & Engagement Institutional Pillar, Kern Institute

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Leslie Ruffalo, PhD, MS

Member, Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar, Kern Institute

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Ryan Spellecy, PhD

Member, Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar, Kern Institute

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Joan Weiss

Program Manager, Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar, Kern Institute

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Staci A. Young, PhD

Member, Community & Institutional Engagement Pillar, Kern Institute