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2017 Plenary Addresses

Read the Learn Serve Lead 2017 Leadership Plenary Addresses by Darrell G. Kirch, MD, and Marsha Rappley, MD

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Learn Serve Lead 2017 Highlights

Dr. Kirch delivering plenary address to audience at Learn Serve Lead

More than 4,500 attendees came to Boston for Learn Serve Lead 2017: The AAMC Annual Meeting.

Over the course of four days and through more than 120 education sessions and networking events, our community of educators, learners, researchers, patient care providers, administrators, and health system leaders shared their experiences, bold visions, and innovations.

For those in attendance, please keep sharing your insights, favorite quotes and photos from the week using #AAMC17. Feel free to continue to interact with attendees you met onsite through social media. Follow the discussions and share your perspectives with other attendees using our hashtag. Repost attendee tweets with valuable content to your followers.

Learn Serve Lead 2017 Plenary Videos

Recordings of the following plenaries are only available to Learn Serve Lead 2017 attendees and AAMC constituents. If you attended Learn Serve Lead but don’t have a login, you can create one here. Questions? Contact

  • The Road to Character, David Brooks
  • The Future of Medicine in Three Vignettes, Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD
  • Trading Places, Anna Quindlen with Lucky Jain, MD, Sherry Wren, MD, David Carbone, MD and Feranmi Okanlami, MD
  • Leadership Plenary with Darrell G. Kirch, MD and Marsha D. Rappley, MD does not require log in and is publicly available.  

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The Road to Character

David Brooks, Author, The Road to Character, and New York Times columnist

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The Future of Medicine in Three Vignettes

Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, PhD, Author, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer and The Gene: An Intimate History

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Trading Places: A Panel Discussion

Moderated by Anna Quindlen, Bestselling Author & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist

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Truth, Science, and the American Dream

Darrell G. Kirch, MD, AAMC President and CEO

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The Most Important Question We Can Ask

Marsha D. Rappley, MD, Immediate Past Chair, AAMC Board of Directors; Vice President for Health Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University and CEO of the VCU Health System

Learn Serve Lead 2017 Presentations

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Learn Serve Lead 2017 Photo Gallery

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