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The Extra Mile Plenary Session


View the individual stories of the four physicians who delivered their own personal stories of going “The Extra Mile” to get to medical school.

Heval Mohamed Kelli, MD

Katz Foundation Preventive Cardiology Fellow
Emory University School of Medicine

Suzanne Watson, MDiv, MD

Resident in Family Medicine and Psychiatry
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Claire Pomeroy, MD, MBA

President, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation

Will Ross, MD, MPH

Associate Dean for Diversity
Professor, Nephrology
Washington University in St. Louis

Voices of Medicine and Society

Supported by the Robert G. Petersdorf Fund

Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine

Eric Patashnik, PhD

Fighting for My Life: Orphan Diseases and the Quest for Cures

David Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc, FCPP

What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear

Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, D.Litt (Hon), FACP

No Apparent Distress: A Doctor’s Coming of Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine

Rachel Pearson, MD, PhD

No One Cares about Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America

Ron Powers

Rhythmic Healing: Music and Medicine

Nina Kraus, PhD, and Alexander Pantelyat, MD

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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

Lindsey Fitzharris, PhD

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In Shock: Lessons from Personal Critical Illness and Recovery

Rana Awdish, MD, FCCP

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What Really Matters at the End of Life-Rethinking How We Approach our Patients, Disease and Dying

BJ Miller, MD