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ACHIEVE-Your Goal is Our Goal. (Half-Day Convening)

  • 10 Dec 2022
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Rosebud on Randolph Restaurant, 130 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

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ACHIEVE-Your Goal is Our Goal 

Half-Day Convening-Multiple Speakers & Networking 

December 10, 2022 

By Invitation Only 

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Rosebud on Randolph Restaurant, 130 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

Located across from Millennium Park

Time: 11:00 AM CT - 2:30 PM CT

Lunch: Full complimentary lunch will be served to all guests

Post-Event: 2:30 PM CT+ Post-Conference Networking in the Rosebud Restaurant and Bar - on your own

Who Should Attend: Black and Latino Male Medical and Dental Students currently enrolled  in an accredited program at a Chicago area university who are registered students of the ACHIEVE Program

Schools Participating: Students are from University of Illinois-College of Medicine and School of Dentistry,  Rush College of Medicine, University of Chicago- Pritzker School of Medicine, and Chicago Medical School (Rosalind Franklin University).

Other Black and Latino male medical and dental students from accredited medical or dental schools are welcome. Must  be currently enrolled as a student. Not a member of the ACHIEVE program- join here.

Areas of Practice: Connect with medical and dental professionals in emergency medicine, orthopedics, internal medicine, sports medicine, family practice, oral health, maternal health, neonatology, anesthesiology, cardiology, critical care, and accomplished leaders. 


AGENDA


Opening Speaker: Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker, MD, MPH, FACP; CEO, Complete Care Management Partners, LLC, and Immediate Past President, IOMC 

Welcome and Remarks: Raul Garza, MBA, President, IOMC, and CEO of Aunt Martha's Health and Wellness

Speakers:

Derek J. Robinson, MD, MBA, FACEP; Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago; author of “Improbable MD: From the Bayou to the Boardroom”

LUNCH 

Drinks, refreshments, luncheon and deserts - complimentary 

Caswell Evans, Jr., DDS, MPH, Professor Emeritus, Associate Dean for Prevention and Public Health Sciences, UOI; College of Dentistry, faculty member at the UIC School of Public Health; Billings Fellow, IOMC, Past President of the Institute of Medicine of Chicago,  and Student Panel 

Niva Lubin Johnson, MD, FACP, Senior attending physician at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, associate attending at Advocate Trinity Hospital, and a clinical instructor at the University of Illinois; and working with the AAMA. 

Darryl D. Pendleton, DMD, Executive Director, UIC Urban Health Program and Associate Dean for Student & Diversity Affairs, College of Dentistry.

Francis Iherkirka, MD, PASS Program, formerly with the University of Illinois College of Medicine (Pathology), and academic support for the Urban Health Program. 

Steven Bradley, MD, Board-certified anesthesiologist and medical ethicist, an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Science, a Critical Care Medicine Fellow at the University of Chicago Medical Center and host and creator of The Black Doctors Podcast. (not pictured)


Invited Speakers (schedule pending)

Alika Lafontaine, MD, Métis, Ojibway, Cree, and Pacific Islander ancestry, for becoming the first Indigenous leader of the Canadian Medical Association 

William McDade, MD, PhD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education     

Keith Andrew Perry, JD Executive Director, National Dental Association   

Gregory Primus, MD, Chicago Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery and Advocate Health Care 

Clyde W Yancy, MD, MSc, Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine, Magerstadt Professor, Professor of Medicine(Cardiology) and Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern-Feinberg School of Medicine 

Thank you to our Sponsors 

This program is generously supported by the Otho S.A. Sprague Memorial Institute. 

       In-Kind Sponsor


Parking and Transportation: Conveniently located to transportation via CTA, PACE, train and parking at the Grant Park North Parking Garage. Google Maps

Questions? Contact Deborah Hodges, Program Manager, at the IOMC office by email at iomcstaff@iomc.org. 

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