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Keynote Lectures from Research, Education & Innovation Week 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020

This week was Children’s National Hospital’s 10th annual Research, Education & Innovation Week. This week-long event celebrates the work of hundreds of researchers and educators on the cutting edge of pediatrics. Many of the scheduled presentations were postponed due to safety restrictions around the coronavirus. However, our keynote lectures are available to you below:

 

Monday, April 20

 

From Precision Health to Health AI: The Role of the NLM in the 21st Century Care 

Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhDDirector, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services

Objectives:

  • Discuss the current and future role of the NLM to expand the use of AI to improve health.
  • Identify the benefits and emerging opportunities introduced by transitioning from Precision Health to Precision AI.
  • Describe how the transition from Precision Health to Precision AI will impact future clinical decision making and research.

 

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Tuesday, April 21


The Genetics and Systems Biology of Autism and Allied Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Dan Geschwind, MD, PhD, Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Professor in Neurology, Psychiatry and Human Genetics, Senior Associate Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor for Precision Health, Director, Center for Autism Research and Treatment, Semel Institute, UCLA

Objectives:

  • Understand the extent and forms of genetic contributions to Autism.
  • Understand how different forms of gene networks can be used to evaluate the genetic contributions to a disease.
  • Understand how different forms of gene networks can be used to evaluate the genetic contributions to a disease.

 

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Wednesday, April 22

 

LARRIE GREENBERG LECTURE: How to Build, Sustain and Evolve a Vital Career in Medicine

H. Barrett Fromme, MD, MHPE, Professor of PediatricsUniversity of Chicago

Objectives:

  • Describe four domains that impact career vitality.
  • Identify three key values that impact your career engagement.
  • Describe an approach to identifying your personal brand.

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JILL JOSEPH LECTURE: Building a ‘Learning Community Health System’ to Achieve Health Equity
Philip M. Alberti, PhD,
 Senior Director, Health Equity Research and Policy, Scientific Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges

Objectives:

  • Describe how an academic health center, across clinical, research, and education missions, can meaningfully and impactfully address health and health care inequities.
  • Summarize policy and regulatory drivers pushing academic medicine to address social influences of health and health care inequities.
  • Plan concrete actions that they or their institution can take to maximally contribute to a “Learning Community Health System.”

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Thursday, April 22

 

Health Services Research: Informing Practice and Policy
Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAP, President and CEO of Academy Health
Hosted by:
Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, MD and the Center for Translational Research (CTR)

Objectives:

  • Describe the key focus areas of health services research.
  • List priority areas for future pediatric health services research (HSR).
  • Translate key HSR concepts to their work.

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Research, Education & Innovation Week is a testament to the pioneering, important work our team continues to pursue in addition to our response to COVID-19. Your support helps our talented researchers make life-changing discoveries in our fight against COVID-19 and childhood’s most challenging diseases and conditions.


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