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Schedule-at-a-Glance*

Tuesday, April 13
10:00 - 10:10 am ET Welcome
10:10 - 11:15 am ET Keynote Speaker: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH, Osmosis
11:25 - 12:15 pm ET Non-traditional Grant Review
Megan Becker, PhD, Gilead Sciences
Kathryn Decker, Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Derek Warnick, MSPT, Pfizer
12:15 - 12:30 pm ET Exhibitor Showcase
12:30 - 1:00 pm ET Lunch break
1:00 - 2:30 pm ET

Advanced Alligator Pit: Navigating the Grants Swamp
Pam Beaton, CHCP, FACEhp, Sue McGuinness, PhD, CHCP, and Ann Lichti, CHCP

2:30 - 3:00 pm ET Exhibitor Showcase
3:00 - 4:00 pm ET Invited Speaker: Suzanne Murray, AXDEV Group
Global CME
4:15 - 5:00 pm ET Best in Class Awards
5:00 - 6:00 pm ET Networking Reception
Wednesday, April 14
7:00 am ET Virtual 5k Charity Run (details TBD)
Legislative Update (available on demand starting at 9:00 am ET)
Andrew Rosenberg, JD, MP, Thorn Run Partners, and Thomas Sullivan, Rockpointe
10:00 - 10:10 am ET Opening Comments
10:10 - 11:15 am ET

Digital VR Learning Lab: Bringing the VR Room to the Living Room
Lauren Welch

“Don’t give people what they want, give them what they need”: A quick examination of the whys and hows of needs assessment
Greg Salinas, PhD

Understanding the Impact of Your Education through Engagement and Confidence-based Assessment Data
Kenny Cox, CHCP

Are All Stories of Impact Created Equal? Critical Questions for Outcomes Review
Katie Lucero, PhD, Megan Becker, PhD, and Ryan Fuller, RPH

Using Online CME to Educate Community-Based HCPs on the Effects of COVID-19 on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cancer Care
Janvi Sharma and Andrea Johnsen

11:30 - 12:15 pm ET Outcomes Dialogue
Caroline Pardo, PhD and Brian McGowan, PhD
12:15 - 12:45 pm ET Exhibitor Showcase
12:45 - 1:15 pm ET Lunch Break
1:15 - 1:45 pm ET

Pivoting During the Pandemic: Implementing Virtual Poster Gallery Day
Maria Deutsch, MS, PharmD, RPh and Sylvia Nashed, PharmD

1:55 - 2:35 pm ET Panel: Burning Questions for the Industry Supporter
Moderator: Karen Roy, MSc, Infograph-ed
Panelists: Sue McGuinness, PhD, CHCP, AstraZeneca; Angelo Carter, PharmD, Pfizer; Anthia Mandarakas, Regeneron; Dustin Ensign, CHCP, Grail
2:35 - 2:45 pm ET Closing Remarks


*schedule is current as of February 16, 2021, and is subject to change


AIS Keynote Speaker

Desai.jpgRishi Desai, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, Osmosis

Dr. Rishi Desai is a pediatric infectious disease physician with a public health background who currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Osmosis and recently led Khan Academy Medicine. Osmosis generates open-education videos and questions that are available in multiple languages and serves as a personalized learning engine for 400,000+ medical students and clinicians around the world.

Dr. Desai had an accelerated education, completing high school and receiving his BS in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from UCLA by the age of 18. He completed his medical training at UCSF and went on to work at medical centers including Boston Children's Hospital, Boston Medical Center, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and Stanford University. He earned his MPH in epidemiology at UCLA, and then spent two years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer investigating disease outbreaks, before beginning his work in online medical education.