IAMSE 2022 Virtual Forum Speakers

Ignite Speakers

Erik Brodt
Erik Brodt
Oregon Health & Science University
Associate Professor
Erik (Anishinaabe) grew up near Chippewa Falls, WI and spent summers with family in the rural areas around Bemidji, MN. Dr. Brodt earned his M.D. from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and completed residency in Family Medicine at the Seattle Indian Health Board – Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine Residency in Seattle, WA. Dr. Brodt is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University, and the Assistant Dean of Native American Health at the OHSU School of Medicine. He practices in the OHSU Hospital inpatient setting and Warm Springs Tribal Health clinic, while also serving as the founding Director of the OHSU Northwest Native American Center of Excellence. Erik is a fierce believer in occasional magic working to eliminate Native health disparities and improve Native American Health Professions programming nationally through creative partnerships and collaborations. An entrepreneur at heart, Erik and his wife Amanda have explored the fashion ecosystem through their global collection Ginew – featured in Vogue & GQ; culinary creativity and sustainable food systems; and the digital media non-profit WE ARE HEALERS. In his free time Dr. Brodt enjoys spending his time in Portland, OR with his wife Amanda, daughter Honukōkūlaniokauna’oa (Honu), their dogs Stinky & Pippa, and a motley crew of friends comprised of change-makers, mavens, and creatives.
Ignite Talk: Accelerating Possibilities for American Indians & Alaska Natives in US-MD Granting Medical Schools


Alice Fornari
Alice Fornari
Zucker Hofstra School of Medicine at Northwell
Associate Dean of Educational Skills Development
Dr. Fornari is a Professor in Science Education, Occupational Health and Family Medicine. She is an Associate Dean of Educational Skills Development, Zucker SOM (ZSOM) and is the Vice President of Faculty Development for the 23 hospitals of Northwell Health. Her faculty development role at both institutions is designed to align the UME, GME and CPD continuum. In June 2021 she received the IAMSE award Distinguished Career Award for Excellence in Teaching and Educational Scholarship.
Dr. Fornari obtained her EdD, Higher Education, College Teaching and Academic Leadership at Columbia University, Teachers College in 2001. Her research interest was focused on curriculum to support ethical decision making for healthcare professionals. Her interest in ethics education has continued and she obtained a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Bioethics form Hofstra University in 2018
Ignite Talk: Mentoring Without Borders: Strength in Numbers


Warren Gary Lavey
Warren Gary Lavey
Carle Illinois College of Medicine
Adjunct Professor
Warren G. Lavey is an adjunct professor at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine as well at the University of Illinois School of Earth, Society & Environment and College of Law. He co-teaches an elective on Climate Change, Planetary Health and Sustainability, teaches a course on Promoting Sustainability Through Law, and leads workshops for medical students and healthcare professionals on Climate Change Policy Advocacy. Lavey serves on the Curriculum Oversight Committee for the College of Medicine. He has written numerous articles and a textbook chapter on environmental policy and law, including on a One Health approach to climate change. Retired partner from the global law firm Skadden, Arps. BA, MS (applied mathematics) and JD degrees from Harvard University, and Diploma in Economics from Cambridge University.
Ignite Talk: Medical Students Want and Need to Learn Climate Change Impacts and Advocacy


Aaron Panofsky
Aaron Panofsky
UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics, Public Policy, and Sociology
Professor
Aaron Panofsky is the Director of UCLA’s Institute for Society and Genetics and Professor in the Institute and the Departments of Public Policy and Sociology. Trained as a sociologist, he studies the social, political, and ethical dimensions of genetic science and technologies. His award winning book Misbehaving Science (Chicago, 2014) is a historical and sociological analysis of how controversies have shaped the knowledge and politics of the field of behavior genetics.
Ignite Talk: Confronting Misappropriation: A Case Study in Racist Counterscience
Roundtable/Panel Discussion - Anti-Oppression in Healthcare Education
Roundtable/Panel Discussion - Anti-Oppression in Healthcare Education


Please note that each of the preconference presenter's sessions will be listed twice as each session will be offered twice.
The earlier offering of the session will always be the first one listed.
 

PreConference Workshop Speakers

Erin Barry
Erin Barry
Uniformed Services University
Assistant Professor
Erin Barry, MS, is Assistant Professor of Military & Emergency Medicine at Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD. For the past seven years, she has developed leadership education and development programs that integrate research, curricula, and assessment within the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Graduate Education Office. She is also the President of the Innovations and Leadership Special Interest Group within the SGEA/AAMC. She is currently working on her PhD in Health Professions Education focusing on leadership and followership within healthcare education.
PCWS: Building Leaders and Followers Together to Create Change: Understanding Leadership and Followership
PCWS: Building Leaders and Followers Together to Create Change: Understanding Leadership and Followership







Tao Le
Tao Le
University of Louisville
Presenter
Dr. Le is an internationally recognized medical educator and physician executive. He possesses deep experience in medical communications, health informatics, and medical practice management. Dr. Le earned his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. He trained in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and completed an allergy and immunology fellowship and a masters in health sciences at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Le has authored or edited over 40 textbooks including the First Aid for the Boards series. These books have been used by over 2 million physicians and medical students worldwide. He is also section chief of allergy and immunology in the University of Louisville Department of Medicine where he pursues his interests in asthma and medical education. He is currently Founder and Chief Education Officer of ScholarRx, a global platform for shared medical education, and serves on the Board of Trustees for Centre College of Kentucky.
PCWS: New Educator and Scholar Training (NEST): A Professional Development Workshop for Students
PCWS: New Educator and Scholar Training (NEST): A Professional Development Workshop for Students




Elisabeth Schlegel
Elisabeth Schlegel
Assistant Director and Associate Professor
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Elisabeth FM Schlegel is an international trainer of clinician-educators and students, drawing from backgrounds of science, business, and pedagogy. Interested in interdisciplinarity and curious about how education and healthcare are intertwined she coaches science educators as well as students to try new teaching methodologies, develop and deploy educational curricula, or improve sections of already existing programs. Dr. Schlegel currently holds faculty positions as Associate Professor at the Zucker School of Medicine as well as Adjunct Professor at Hofstra University, NY, and develops and executes programs to support faculty in delivering basic science and clinical content across the continuum of undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education – face-to-face or online. Check out her medical education blog: http://elisabeth-fm-schlegel.weebly.com/elearning-bites!
As a member of IAMSE, she is a member of the Student Professional Development Committee SPDC that supports the leadership of young medical educators and students.
PCWS: New Educator and Scholar Training (NEST): A Professional Development Workshop for Students
PCWS: New Educator and Scholar Training (NEST): A Professional Development Workshop for Students


Varna Taranikanti
Varna Taranikanti
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Associate Professor OUWB School of Medicine
Speaker bio coming soon!
PCWS: Collaborative and Constructive Approach in Developing Integrated assessments
PCWS: Collaborative and Constructive Approach in Developing Integrated assessments


Bobbieann White
Bobbieann White
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Associate Professor
Bobbie Ann “BA” Adair White, EdD, MA is an educator, coach, and consultant, teaching in the following content areas: conflict management, teams in medicine, leadership, emotional intelligence, and education. Additionally, she is an author for Cultivating Leadership In Medicine, which helps teach leadership in medicine as well as helps institutions create leadership programs. BA has two primary roles: an Associate Professor at Massachusetts General Hospitals’ Institute of Health Professions’ Health Professions Education programs, and she serves as Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Research in the Dept. of Surgery at Baylor Scott and White Health
PCWS: Building Leaders and Followers Together to Create Change: Understanding Leadership and Followership
PCWS: Building Leaders and Followers Together to Create Change: Understanding Leadership and Followership