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AMSA Training Ground - Chicago, IL
November 22-23, 2014

Designed by AMSA & Hosted by Northwestern/Feinberg School of Medicine

Tentative Conference Schedule

8:00am Registration Open
9:00am - 9:30am Welcome and Ice Breaker
9:30am - 10:30am Keynote Address on Changing the culture of medicine (for the better) before it changes you (for the worse)
10:30am - 10:45am IGNITE Presentations
10:55am - 11:45am There is an “I” in Medicine: The problem of ego and the challenges of hierarchical teams
10:55am - 11:45am Cleaning up the House of Medicine: An honest conversation about what’s broken
10:55am - 11:45am Quotes and beyond quotas: what really is diversity?
11:55am - 12:45pm You are not a superhero: how the mythology of medicine harms physicians, medical students, and patients
11:55am - 12:45pm Profits over people?: Corporate and commercial risks to the patient-provider relationship
11:55am - 12:45pm We are not all equal: health inequities in ethnic, sexual, and gender minority populations
12:45pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Exhibit Fair
1:15pm - 3:15pm Exhibit Fair
1:30pm - 2:10pm Personal Statement Workshop
1:30pm - 2:10pm Medical School Interview Workshop
1:30pm - 2:10pm Residency Program Interview Workshop
2:30pm - 3:10pm MCAT Prep Workshop
2:30pm - 3:10pm USMLE Step 1 Workshop
2:30pm - 3:10pm USLME Step 2 Workshop
3:15pm - 4:15pm Wellness starts with “we”: building community and connection for patient, provider, and student well-being
3:15pm - 4:15pm The ingredients for change: Right Care, Triple Aim, and Good Stewardship
3:15pm - 4:15pm There is no health without justice: building your identity as a physician-advocate
4:25pm - 4:50pm Wrap Up – Out with the old, in with the new: an unapologetic rejection of the status quo and a bold embrace of something better
5:00pm - 6:00pm Consults
5:00pm - 6:00pm Networking with conference speakers

9:30am - 10:30am Suture Clinic
9:30am - 10:30am Airway Management
9:30am - 10:30am Harvey/iStan demonstration
10:45am - 11:45am Suture Clinic
10:45am - 11:45am Airway Management
10:45am - 11:45am Harvey/iStan demonstration
11:55am - 12:15pm Training Grounds Send Off - You are the revolution!

Conference Location

Northwestern/Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern/Feinberg School of Medicine
420 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611

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Register by September 28 for Early-Bird Pricing!

Regular Registration: Sept 29 - Nov 9

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Non-Member $149 $249 $349

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MileNorth Hotel Chicago
hotel166 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611

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