Focus Session Presenters

Presenters are listed alphabetically by last name. Click on the magnifying glass to read each speaker's bio!

Kashif Ahmad
Kashif Ahmad
UAG School Of Medicine (International Program)
Dean
FS: Enhancing Anatomy Education Through Virtual Reality: From Basics to Clinical Proficiency



Unoma Akamagwuna
Unoma Akamagwuna
Baylor College of Medicine
Assistant Professor
FS: Professional Identity Formation: Exploring Humanities in Medical Education



Alice Akunyili
Alice Akunyili
Roseman University of Health Sciences
Assistant Dean for Foundational Educator Development
FS: How to Develop Into an Educational Leader and Avoid Common Pitfalls



Joanna Appel
Joanna Appel
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia, Dept. of Pharmacology, Physiology, & Neuroscience
Assistant Professor
FS: Heads You Broach, Tails You Coach: Supporting Student Outcomes Through Flipped Learning



Hadar Arien Zakay
Hadar Arien Zakay
The Hebrew University
Senior Lecturer of Pharmacology Education
FS: AI in Health Professions Education: Friend or Foe?



Johnnae Atkinson
Johnnae Atkinson
Baylor College of Medicine
Assistance Professor and Associate Clerkship Director
FS: Choose Your Own Adventure: A Guided Exploration of Professional Self-Determination



Amy Baldwin
Amy Baldwin
Augusta University / University of Georgia Medical Partnership and University of Georgia
AU / UGA Medical Partnership
FS: Be the Change: Using Person-Centered Language in Curricular Materials to Work Towards Health Equity





Kyle Bauckman
Kyle Bauckman
Nova Southeastern University
Assistant Dean for Curricular Affairs
FS: A Framework for Incorporating Spaced Repetition Tools Into Medical School Curriculum





Lynn Bragan
Lynn Bragan
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM)
Project Manager
FS: Promoting Well-Being and Resilience in Historically Underserved Students



Victoria Brandel Cruz
Victoria Brandel Cruz
Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF)
Medical Student
FS: Mastering The Art of Teacher-Student Interaction: The Cornerstone of High Quality Medical Education



Joanna Brooks
Joanna Brooks
University of Kansas Medical Center
Associate Professor
FS: Empowering Basic Science Medical Educators: Exploring Career Evolution and Professional Identity



Era Buck
Era Buck
UTMB John Sealy School of Medicine
Assistant Dean
FS: Navigating the Medical Education Maze: Choosing an Optimal Instructional Method



Michael Campion
Michael Campion
University of Washington School of Medicine
Director of Academic & Learning Technologies
FS: Implementing Competency-Based Education: Models, Technology Platforms, and Data Working Together




Cody Carter
Cody Carter
Loma Linda University
Assistant Professor of Pathology
FS: Identifying Common USMLE Step-1 Test Taking Mistakes



Stefanie Carter
Stefanie Carter
NSU MD
Interim Assistant Dean, Faculty Affairs
FS: Becoming a Generalist Leader: Defining the Concept and Competencies