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2017 Policy Summit |Saturday Afternoon Session-Leadership and Academia

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2017 Policy Summit |Saturday Afternoon Session-Leadership and Academia

Goal: To train and introduce medical students to academia as a career option as well as leadership within health policy.

  1. Develop an understanding of career opportunities in academia, health policy and advocacy.
  2. Understand how to use academic publications to pursue policy and advocacy initiatives.
  3. Develop professional networking and presentation skills.

2:30-3:05 PM Title TBD
Melissa See, M.D.
Member, American Academy of Family Physicians

3:15-3:50 PM Undocumented Medical Students: What Should You Know and Do About DACA and the DREAM Act at Your School
Mark G. Kuczewski, Ph.D. and Cesar Montelongo, M.S.T.P. Candidate Professor of Medical Ethics, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

4:00-4:35 PM Foundations of Academic Medicine: A Career of Significance
Gezzer Ortega, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Research Associate, Howard University College of Medicine

4:45-5:20PM UndocuMed Students & Allies: Practical Strategies in Student Advocacy
Grace Kim, M.D. Candidate and Mithi Del Rosario, M.D. Candidate David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

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