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2019 Innovations Conference Recap

The 6th Annual MCW Innovations Conference was attended by more than 150 educators and students. The conference included opportunities for attendees to view more than 30 poster presentations, 15 podium presentations, workshops and faculty development sessions

Award Winners

Award Winners

Presentation Winners

  • The #MCW Common Read: Finding Common Language and Shared Experience
    Olivia M.T. Davies, BS; Sehr Khan, BS; Gerilyn M. Olsen, BA; Sarah Bennett, BA, MS; David Cipriano, PhD, MS; Arthur R. Derse, JD, MD; Kathlyn Fletcher, MA, MD; Joe Hodapp, BA; Scott Lamm, BS; Sophia Lindekugel, BA; Ashley Ng, BS; Zoe Retzlaff, BS; Elizabeth Suelzer, MLIS, AHIP; Kimberly Tyler, BS, MS; Catherine Ferguson, MD; Wendy Peltier, MD; and Martin Muntz, MD

  • Faculty Expectations of Entering Medical Students Skills and Values
    Jane Machi, MD; Joseph Budovec, MD; Greg Kaupla, MCE; and William J. Hueston, MD

Poster Winners

  • Clinical Exposure and Cultural Competency Training in the Preclinical Years: a Pilot Program involving Veteran Patients
    John Wagner, BA, MA; Mara Peterson, BS; Maggie Murphy, MT-BC; Ramadevi Parachuri, MD

  • Improving Residents as Educators in Clinical Settings
    Jacqueline M. Powell, BS; Bipin Thapa, MD; Megan M. Haak, MA; Greg Kaupla; Kristina Kaljo, PhD; Heather Toth, MD; Paul Lemen, MD; Kenneth Simons, MD; Robert Treat, PhD; Robert Trevino, MD, PhD; Laura Walker; Caitlin Pilon; and Marie Padilla
Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker

The conference featured keynote speaker Elizabeth Baker, MD, MHPE, Senior Associate Dean at the Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Baker presented on "Reimagining the Curriculum: Educational philosophy, 'flipping the classroom' and innovative transformation." Watch a recording of the keynote address.