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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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