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Fostering the ongoing connectedness of health professions educators committed to transforming health care delivery and education.
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Nouf (Nova) Al-Rumaihi, is a medical educator and academic physician at the King Saud University College of Medicine. She is also a MS in Health Professions Education Student at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Her areas of professional interest include curriculum and faculty development, assessment, and the use of technology in medical education. You can reach her on Twitter @No0ovatilly.

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Dr. Kitt Shaffer earned her MD from Tufts University, her Anatomy PhD from Kansas University, and is currently Vice-Chair for Radiology Education at Boston Medical Center. She is the recipient of numerous educational awards including the Stauffer and Whitley Awards of the Association of University Radiologists (AUR), the Faculty Prize for Teaching at Harvard Medical School, Outstanding Educator of the Year for the Radiologic Society of North America, and most recently in 2016 she was named Educator of the Year by the AUR. She collaborated with Dr. Petra Lewis in development of national curricular guidelines for medical students in Radiology and is a co-founder with Dr. Angelisa Paladin of the Clinician Educator Development Program of the American Roentgen Ray Society, a national program to train radiologists as educators. 

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David Keegan is the associate dean of faculty development at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.  He is an academic family physician and the founding editor of the open-access Shared Canadian Curriculum in Family Medicine (sharcfm.com).  At the moment of writing this brief bio, he is packing up for an awesome camping adventure with his wife and three kids at Dinosaur Provincial Park (yes, it has real dinosaur fossils - totally cool).

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Victoria Brazil, MD (Educators, ’05, Leaders ’07, Assessment ‘10) is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Simulation at Bond University Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Gold Coast, Australia. Victoria’s areas of professional interest include connecting education with patient care – through healthcare simulation, technology enabled learning, faculty development activities, and speaking at conferences. She is a social media and #FOAMed enthusiast and can be followed on twitter @SocraticEM.


 

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Dr. Yvonne Ng is the Senior Director (Education) of the National Healthcare Group (NHG) and Executive Director of NHG College in Singapore.  She works closely with the Group Chief Education Officer of NHG and the community of NHG educators to oversee Graduate Medical Education, undergraduate health professions education, education development, as well as the Group’s training arm - NHG College. Yvonne participated in the “A Systems Approach to Assessment in Health Professions Education” and “Leading Innovations in Health Care & Education” courses in 2011. When not in the office, Yvonne relaxes by reading, doing handicrafts with her daughter, practicing taichi and burning calories with step workouts.