Coronavirus Update

In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, all REI Week events are canceled and will be rescheduled, with the exception of the keynote lectures below. These will still be held on their specified dates, 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. 

Virtual Keynote Lectures

The following speakers will be giving keynote lectures on a digital webinar platform. All lectures will provide CME credit

3:00-4:00pm
KEYNOTE LECTURE

Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhDDirector, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services
Title: From Precision Health to Health AI: The Role of the NLM in the 21st Century Care
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.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credit provided. If you attended the lecture and need to claim CNE credit, please visit https://form.jotform.com/201103783831145For any questions concerning CNE, please contact EEngh@childrensnational.org.

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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 Medical Textbooks?
Objectives:

  • To name two basic gene delivery strategies that have allowed long-term expression of a donated gene in the setting of a genetic disease.
  • To list at least three genetic diseases (single gene disorders) for which gene therapies have been approved.
  • To list three diseases for which gene therapy is currently in clinical development.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit provided

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
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.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit provided

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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
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.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit provided

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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
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.”

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit provided

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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
Host: 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.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit provided

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