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Fostering the ongoing connectedness of health professions educators committed to transforming health care delivery and education.
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Dr. Patti Rose acquired her Master’s Degree (MPH) in Health Services Administration from the Yale University School of Public Health followed by her Doctorate (Ed.D) in Health Education from Columbia University, Teachers College. She has served as Faculty member (from Adjunct Professor, Instructor, to the Associate Professor Level) at the University of Miami, Florida International University, Springfield College, Worcester State College, Nova Southeastern University and Barry University. In recent years, courses that she has developed and taught included Black Women in Medicine and Healing, Psychosocial Health and Healing and Women (on-line course), Race and Healthcare in America, Culture, Race and Diversity Issues in the United States, Mass Incarceration and the Impact on the Black Community and Black Women in Medicine and Healing.  She is the author of several books, including, Cultural Competency for Health Administration and Public Health, published by Jones & Bartlett Learning in 2011 and Cultural Competency for the Health Professions, published in 2013 also by Jones & Bartlett Learning. She is currently the President of her own Consulting Firm, Rose Consulting mYou can order her new book, in which HMI Alum Annie Daniel is a contributing author, at http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9781284090161/ 


 

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The Harvard Macy Institute brings together health care professionals, educators, and leaders to discuss the critical challenges of the day and design innovative solutions that have a lasting impact on the way medicine is practiced and students are educated. Our goal is to foster transformative learning experiences that prepare the Harvard Macy scholars to lead institutional change as well as discover and harness new perspectives which may contribute to their professional growth. 

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 Jack Penner is a medical student at Georgetown University with an interest in primary care, healthcare leadership, and medical education. He served as a coordinator of Georgetown’s Student Run Free Clinic at the DC General Homeless Shelter, where he created programs in youth mentorship and maternal health. His writing focuses on the medical student experience and helping fellow students develop into engaged, compassionate physicians.


 Margaret Cary, MD MBA MPH has never met a course she didn't want to take, and then share with others. Jack and Maggi are engaged in a coaching relationship, where she is likely learning more than Jack, her coaching client. She is a leadership and executive coach and consultant, CEO of www.thecarygroupglobal.com and adjunct faculty at Georgetown University School of Medicine, where she developed and teaches the course on reflective writing. During her long career in nearly every aspect she realized the most important part in any endeavor is the people. Technology is just technology.

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Shou Ling Leong, MD, is Professor, Associate Vice-Chair for Education and Predoctoral Director for Family and Community Medicine at the Penn State College of Medicine. One of her passions for medical education is to align medical training to the healthcare needs of the nation. This recently led to the creation of a Family Medicine “3+3” accelerated program involving medical school in 3 years followed by Family Medicine Residency in 3, at Penn State.  As Director of Longitudinal and Accelerated Programs she is leading the development of longitudinal integrated clerkships and four other accelerated programs.  

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Kathleen Huth, MD, FRCPC is a 2016 Harvard Macy Scholar, currently in her second year of the Master of Medical Sciences in Medical Education program at Harvard Medical School. She is supported by the Robert Maudsley Fellowship for Studies in Medical Education through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Katie is a lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa, Canada and has a special interest in resident education in team communication, particularly in the care of children with medical complexity.


 


 


Arabella Simpkin, MA BMBCh MRCPCH MMSc is a 2015 Harvard Macy Scholar and recent graduate from the Master of Medical Sciences in Medical Education program at Harvard Medical School. She is a pediatrician, gaining her medical degree from the University of Oxford in 2006. Arabella currently holds a faculty position in the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital where she is involved in the creation of a Center for Educational Innovation and Scholarship. Her research passion is in professional development, in particular studying the attributes of resilience and tolerance of uncertainty.