Coronavirus Update

In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, all REI Week events are canceled and will be rescheduled. Many of the keynote lectures will still be held on their specified dates below, but will be broadcast instead of held in-person. Updates will be sent out regarding keynotes. Please check back later for updates on rescheduled events. 

Schedule of Events

REI Week 2020 is an extra-special year — throughout the week, we will we commemorate the 10th anniversary of of the event, as well as celebrate the 150th birthday of Children’s National Hospital and the exciting, upcoming opening of the new Children’s National Research and Innovation Campus.

12:00-1:00pm
KEYNOTE LECTURE
Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD,
16th Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Title: Exceptional Opportunities for Improving Children’s Health Through Biomedical Research
Location: Auditorium

1:00-3:00pm
POSTER SESSIONS
Location: Costco Wholesale Atrium
Monday poster session themes include presentations in:

    • Adolescent Medicine
    • Allergy and Immunology
    • Asthma and Respiratory
    • Cancer, Immunology, Hematology, and Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT)
    • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Community Research
    • Critical Care
    • Dentistry
    • Dermatology
    • Neonatology
    • Oncology
    • Pain and Perioperative Medicine
    • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

 

3:00-4:00pm
KEYNOTE LECTURE
Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, Director, National Library of Medicine
Title: From Precision Health to Health AI: The Role of the NLM in the 21st Century Care
Location: Auditorium

4:00-5:30pm
Reception for Patricia Flately Brennan, RN, PhD
Location: Vision Center

8:00-9:00am
KEYNOTE LECTURE
Katherine A. High, MD,
President and Head of R&D, Spark Therapeutics
Title: Turning Genes into Medicines: Will Gene Therapy Rewrite the Hematology Textbook?
Location:
Auditorium

9:00-10:00am
School Health Partnerships Speed Dating Session
Location: Mini Atrium (Floor 1.5)
Sponsor: School Health Collaborative of the Child Health Advocacy Institute at Children’s National

12:00-1:00pm
KEYNOTE LECTURE

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
Title: The genetics and systems biology of autism and allied neuropsychiatric disorders
Location:
Auditorium

1:00-3:00pm
POSTER SESSIONS
Location: Costco Wholesale Atrium
Tuesday poster session themes include presentations in:

  • Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
  • Diabetes
  • Emergency Medicine and Trauma
  • Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders
  • Fetal Medicine
  • General Pediatrics
  • Genetics, Genetic Predisposition and Genetic Susceptibility
  • Global Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Services
  • Imaging
  • Infectious Disease and HIV
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Surgical Innovation

8:00-9:00am
LARRIE GREENBERG LECTURE

H. Barrett Fromme, MD, MHPE, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Chicago
Title: How to Build, Sustain and Evolve a Vital Career in Medicine
Location:
Auditorium

9:30-11:30am
Workshop with H. Barrett Fromme
Title: Creating a Personal Coaching Playbook as a Clinical Teacher
Location: Auditorium

11:00am-12:00pm
Changing Practice Three Minutes at a Time
Location: West Conference Room, 5th Floor, West Wing
Host: Children’s National Skin Team

12:00-1:00pm
JILL JOSEPH LECTURE
Philip M. Alberti, PhD,
Senior Director, Health Equity Research and Policy, Scientific Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges
Title: Building a ‘Learning Community Health System’ to Achieve Health Equity
Location: Auditorium

1:00-3:00pm
POSTER SESSIONS
Location: Costco Wholesale Atrium
Wednesday poster session themes include presentations in:

  • Medical Education
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology, Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine
  • Neuroscience and Neuroprotection
  • Nursing Research and Quality Outcomes
  • Nutrition, Obesity and Gastroenterology
  • Palliative Care
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychology
  • Quality Improvement
  • Rheumatology
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Urology

 

6:00-8:00pm
Science Café 360: Census 2020 and Health Equity – Why Counting All Kids Matters
Location: Busboys and Poets, Brookland Location, 625 Monroe St. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Sponsor: The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN)

10:00-11:00am
KEYNOTE LECTURE
Mickey Chopra, MD, MPH, Global Solutions Lead for Service Delivery, The World Bank
Title:
Global Solutions for Service Delivery
Location:
Auditorium

11:00-11:45am
Global Health and CHAI Mix and Mingle
Location: GEICO Cares Atrium

12:00-1:00pm
KEYNOTE LECTURE
Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAP, President and CEO of Academy Health
Title: Health Services Research: Informing Practice and Policy
Location:
Auditorium
Host: Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, MD and the Center for Translational Research (CTR)

1:00-2:00pm
Invitational – Rapid-Fire Presentations
Location: Costco Wholesale Atrium
Presentations:

  • “Burn Prevention Day: Building Relationships Between Hospital and Community in an Effort to Provide Burn Prevention Education”
    Julie Kelly, BSN, RN, CPN
    Laura Thorpe, MS, RN, CPN
    Erika Hilborn, BSN, RN, CPN
  • “Behavioral Management Task Force: Advancing Patient and Staff Safety”
    Theresa Wavra, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, CPN
    Theresa Ryan Schultz, MBA, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
  • “Bear in Mind: A Shared Nursing Leadership Quality Improvement Project to Increase Patient Satisfaction Scores in Ambulatory Clinics”
    Connie Wink, RN, IBCLC
    Sherry Cain, RN, CPN
  • “Malignant Hyperthermia Preparedness: Role Responsibility Cards in an Ambulatory Setting”
    Dilara Koksal, RN, BSN, CPN
    Alice Soluri, RN, BSN, CPN
    Shira Morissette, RN, BSN
  • “Chemo After Dark: Applying Lean Value Stream Mapping to Improve Time to First Chemo Dose”
    Alia Fink, BSN, RN, CPN -Performance Improvement Consultant
    Katherine Donahue, MS, RN, CPNP, CPHON -Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • “Magnetic Coordination: Safe ICU to MRI Transfer”
    Critical Care Shared Nursing Leadership
    Madeline Strack, BSN, RN, CPN, CCRN
    Iris Cabading, BSN, RN, CPN
    Brett Bagshaw, MSN, RN, CPN

2:00-3:00pm
Awards Ceremony

Location: Auditorium

3:00-5:00pm
10th Annual REI Week and Children’s National 150th Birthday Celebration

Location: GEICO Cares Atrium

10:00am-4:00pm
Traveling Wheel of Wow
Location: Will be traveling to different clinical units
Host: Nursing Science, Professional Practice and Quality Team

11:00am-1:00pm
CAPE Session: Multi-Institutional and Inter-Professional Collaborations in Health Professions Education Research
Location: 6th Floor Conference Room (M7607)

11:30am-12:30pm
RCR Series: We All Make Mistakes
Location: Vision Center
Moderator: Vanessa N. Madrigal, MD, MSCE

12:00-1:00pm
Special Meals and Meditation Session
Art of Living Instructors
Location: Auditorium

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