2022 Plenary Speakers

Full Name
Jo Bishop
Position
Associate Dean Student Affairs and Service Quality
University
Bond University
Speaker Bio
Our philosophy at Bond University and within faculty is to ensure each student has a personalised experience and thrive. Jo’s research focus is specifically in the area of student (and staff) well-being and its alignment within curricula using empirical evidence. Jo has coordinated the recent review of mental health and well-being within the University as the chair of the promoting well-being working group. The group contributes to the work of the Student Wellbeing and Safety Advisory Committee that reports directly to the VC. Jo contributed to the publication of the Medical student wellbeing – a consensus statement from Australia and New Zealand in 2019 and led the writing of the Learner wellbeing chapter in the Understanding Medical Education; Evidence, Theory and Practice textbook.
Full Name
Janice Palaganas
Position
Professor of Health Professions Education
University
MGH Institute of Health Professions, Harvard Medical School
Speaker Bio
Dr. Janice Palaganas is a Simulationist, Behavioral Scientist, Humanitarian, Patient Safety Advocate, Academician, and Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Palaganas earned both her Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and her doctoral research degree from Loma Linda University, California. She is a Professor of Interprofessional Studies at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute of Health Professions and faculty for Harvard Medical School, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine and the Center for Medical Simulation (CMS). Dr. Palaganas has developed a passion in teamwork from her background as an emergency nurse, trauma nurse practitioner, director of emergency and critical care services, and faculty for schools of medicine, nursing, allied health, management, and emergency medicine. She has led a number of prominent instructor courses, educating educators in simulation and IPE globally and has developed many online environments including CMS’s interprofessional virtual campus as the principal investigator of a board grant awarded by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation.
Full Name
Louis Pangaro
Position
Professor of Medicine
University
Uniformed Services University School of Medicine
Speaker Bio
Louis N. Pangaro, M.D., MACP is Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda Maryland where he has served as Chair of Medicine and as Interim Dean. He has focused on improving the fairness and validity of evaluations in the clinical setting, introducing the concept of "synthetic", developmental frameworks - such as the Reporter-Interpreter-Manager-Educator framework - for defining expectations of students and residents. He created "standardized examinees" to calibrate the validity of the prototype clinical skills examination of USMLE. He has served on the editorial boards of Academic Medicine and Teaching and Learning in Medicine. In 2018 he received the John P. Hubbard Award from the NBME for excellence in the field of evaluation in medicine.
Full Name
Juliana Mosley-Williams
Position
Special Assistant to the President for DEI
University
Salus University
Speaker Bio
Juliana M. Mosley-Williams has 20+ years of experience in education. Dr. J, as she is called by her students, currently serves as the Special Assistant to the President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Salus University in Elkins Park, PA and previously held several positions in higher education as the Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Community Relations Officer at Chestnut Hill College, a Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management at Lincoln University, Edward Waters College, Marygrove College, and Philander Smith College; the Director of Multicultural Affairs at John Carroll University; the Executive Assistant to the President at Kentucky State University; and High School Business Teacher in Houston Independent School District. Juliana also serves as a consultant, having presented more than 80 times, to include a TEDx Talk, regional and national conferences, universities, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and corporations. In these instances, she provided training and development workshops in diversity and inclusion, leadership transition, strategic planning, and student development. Juliana earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and M.A. in Curriculum and Teacher Leadership from Miami University of Ohio, B.S. in Business Education from Ball State University, and CDP from the National Diversity Council.