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Fostering the ongoing connectedness of health professions educators committed to transforming health care delivery and education.
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Julie A. Bridges, B.S., M.S. Ed., Ph.D. (Assessment, ’18) is an instructional designer for clinical education and also teaches the Applied Learning Theory course in the doctoral program in Medical and Health Professions Education at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. Julie’s professional interests include generative learning, cognitive load, wellness, and serving as the assistant editor of the online Journal of Applied Instructional Design. Julie can be followed on LinkedIn, Twitter, or contacted via email.


 

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Selma Alqattan, BMed(Sci), MB BCh BAO, SBEM (Leaders ’18) is the Chief of Emergency Medicine and EMS at Taiba Hospital in Kuwait. She a member of the Saudi board of Emergency Medicine and completed a fellowship in trauma and emergency medicine at the University of Toronto. Selma is currently pursuing a Master’s in Health Professions Education from the MGH Institute for Health Professions. Selma’s area of interest is in faculty development and developing emergency services in Kuwait. Selma can be contacted at salqattan@taibahospital.com.

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Suad Albulushi, ArBEM, OMSB/EM (Leaders ’18) is a Medical Educator and Emergency Medicine Physician. Suad completed her Emergency Medicine Medical Specialty Board Training in Oman, her Clinical EM Fellowship at the University of Toronto, and Global Education Initiative Training at the University of Toronto. Suad currently serves as acting Emergency Department Head at Al Nada Hospital in Oman. She also serves as the Head of the Curriculum Committee for the Oman Medical Specialty Board for Emergency Medicine residency training programs. Suad is pursuing a MS-HPEd at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Suad’s areas of professional interest include simulation, continuing professional development, and well-being. Suad can be followed on Twitter and/or LinkedIn.


 

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Jestin N. Carlson, MD, MS (2.0, ’17) is an emergency physician. Jestin currently holds a position as National Director of Clinical Education at US Acute Care Solutions, Vice Chair for Research for the Allegheny Health Network and Director of Resident Research at St Vincent Hospital. Jestin’s areas of professional interest include airway management, cardiac arrest and simulation in education. Jestin can be followed on Twitter @JestinCarlson.

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Andy Cheshire, PhD, (Educators’ 18) is the inaugural post-doc fellow in medical education at Duke University School of Medicine, working on projects to support integration between the biomedical and clinical sciences. Andy holds bachelor’s degrees in Health & Exercise Science and Psychology, a master’s of science in Sport Psychology & Performance, and a PhD in Kinesiology with an emphasis on human performance. Andy’s work in motivation stems from his six years as a Texas high school football coach.