National Conference for Physician-Scholars in the Social Science and Humanities

University of Michigan Medical School, April 6-7, 2019

Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB), 109 Zina Pitcher Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

FRIDAY, APRIL 5th, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 PM: Welcome dinner at Zingerman’s Delicatessan


8:00 - 9:00 AM: Registration (continental breakfast provided)

9:00 - 9:30 AM: Welcome and Introductory Remarks, Kahn Auditorium

Joel Howell, MD, PhD
Professor, University of Michigan

Raj Mangrulkar, MD
Associate Dean for Medical Student Education, University of Michigan

9:30 - 10:30 AM: Opening Keynote, Kahn Auditorium

Scott Stonington, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Vulnerable Observation and Dialectic Hypothesis Testing: Toward a Physician-Scholar Methodology

10:30 - 10:45 AM: Coffee break

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Concurrent Research Presentations 

Session #1A, Seminar Room A
Making Invisible Conditions Visible: Embracing the Patient Perspective

Session #1B, Seminar Room B
Historical Trauma: Marginalization and Segregation’s Ripple Effects

Session #1C, Seminar Room C
Affect and Embodiment: Exploring Individual Narrative and Clinician Responses

Session #1D, Kahn Auditorium
Critiquing the Global Health Narrative: How Individual Experience Belies International Consensus

12:15 - 1:15 PM:Lunch (Catered buffet lunch provided)

1:15 - 2:45 PM: Plenary Keynote, Kahn Auditorium

Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD
Professor Emerita, Queen’s University
Stanley’s Dream: The Medical Expedition to Easter Island

2:45 - 3:00 PM: Coffee break and poster set-up

3:00 - 4:00 PM: Poster Session, Atrium

4:00 - 5:30 PM: Concurrent Research Presentations

Session #2A, Seminar Room A
Challenging Assumptions and Methods in Health Policy and Nutrition

Session #2B, Seminar Room B
Med Ed Logistics: The Ordering and Orienting of Care Routines

Session #2C, Seminar Room C
Reproductive Rights and Giving Birth: Examining Dangers and Decision Making

Session #2D, Kahn Auditorium
Bridging Disciplinary Divides in Global Health and Social Medicine 

5:30 - 7:30 PM: Reception

SUNDAY, APRIL 7th, 2019

8:00 - 9:30 AM: Late registration (continental breakfast provided)

8:15 - 9:15 AM: Business Meeting, Seminar Room A

9:30 - 11:00 AM: Concurrent Research Presentations

Session #3A, Seminar Room A
Vulnerability, Mortality, and Accessibility in Reproductive Healthcare

Session #3B, Seminar Room B
Examining the Idea of Patient Compliance and its Societal Origins

Session #3C, Seminar Room C
Patient Vulnerability in the “Opioid Epidemic” and the Abdication of Physician Responsibility

Session #3D, Kahn Auditorium
Experiencing, Sensing, Feeling Health Services

11:00 - 11:15 AM: Coffee break

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM: Closing Keynote, Kahn Auditorium

Lisa Harris, MD, PhD
F. Wallace and Janet Jeffries Collegiate Professor of Reproductive Health and Associate Professor, University of Michigan
An Interdisciplinary Tour through a Life in Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice

12:15 - 12:30 PM: Closing Remarks

Ron Koenig, MD, PhD
Director, University of Michigan Medical Scientist Training Program

12:30 - 1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 PM: Career Panels for MD/PhD Trainees

Career Panel for the Social Sciences and Humanities, Kahn Auditorium
Rachel Cane, MD, PhD, University of Chicago Pediatric Hospitalist
Chris Crenner, MD, PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center Chair, Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine
Jeremy Greene, MD, PhD, The Johns Hopkins University Elizabeth Treide and A. McGehee Harvey Chair in the History of
Laura Hirshbein, MD, PhD, University of Michigan Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Career Panel for Public Health and Policy, Seminar Room A
John Ayanian, MD, MPP, University of Michigan Director, Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation
Howard Chiou, MD, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer
Andrea Knittel, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics
and Gynecology

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