Baylor College of Medicine Alumni

Alumni Reunion 2021 Schedule

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Thursday, April 22

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All times listed are Central Standard Time

9 – 9:45 a.m.: COVID-19 Vaccines: Science vs Antiscience

  • Welcome Remarks
    Paul Klotman, M.D.

    President and Executive Dean, Baylor College of Medicine
     
  • Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.
    Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine, professor, Department of Pediatrics, professor, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine

10 – 10:30 a.m.: College Priorities for Building the Future of Baylor

  • Stephanie Young
    Senior vice president, Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine

11 – 11:45 a.m.: State of the College

  • Paul Klotman, M.D.
    President and Executive Dean, Baylor College of Medicine

12 – 1 p.m.: Unmasking the Ethics of COVID-19        

  • Amy McGuire, J.D., Ph.D.
    Jaworski Professor of Biomedical Ethics and director, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and Ethics Credits Available

1 – 1:45 p.m.: State of Education at Baylor

  • Alicia Monroe, M.D.
    Provost, Baylor College of Medicine, senior vice president, Academic and Faculty Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine

2 – 2:45 p.m.: Baylor COVID-19 Update    

  • Robert Atmar, M.D. '81
    Professor, Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Hana El Sahly, M.D.
    Associate professor, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Joseph Petrosino, Ph.D. '98
    Professor and Chair, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, director, Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Moderated by James McDeavitt, M.D.
    Senior vice president and Dean of Clinical Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine

3 – 3:45 p.m.:  Breakouts

  • Telemedicine: Past, Present, and Future  
    Dan Murphy, M.D., M.B.A., Fel. '11
    Assistant professor, General Internal medicine and Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, medical director, General Internal Medicine Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Available
     
  • Antisense Oligonucleotide Therapeutics for Rare Neurological Diseases
    Frank Bennett, Ph.D., '85
    Chief scientific officer, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Available
     
  • Mental Health during COVID-19
    Eric Storch, Ph.D.
    Professor and vice chair, Psychiatry & Behavior Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Available

4 – 5 p.m.: Human Trafficking and Baylor's Public Health Response

  • Mollie Gordon, M.D.
    Associate professor, Menninger Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine; Medical director, Anti-Human Trafficking Program, Baylor College of Medicine; Associate director, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, Ben Taub Hospital; Co-founder, Division of Global Mental Health, Baylor College of Medicine
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and Ethics Credits Available

5 – 6 p.m.: Department Networking Receptions 

7 – 8 p.m.: Virtual Class Receptions – invite only 

If you are interested in hosting a reception for your class, please reach out to Nate Church, Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs, at alumni@bcm.edu.

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Friday, April 23

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9 – 9:45 a.m.: Challenging Dogma: A Life Well Spent

  • Kenneth Mattox, M.D., '64
    Distinguished service professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine

10 – 10:45 a.m.: Humanities in Medical Education

  • Ricardo Nuila, M.D., '06
    Associate professor, General Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Available

11 – 11:45 a.m.: (Breakout)

  • What Matters Most to Older, Multi-Morbid Adults
    Aanand Naik, M.D.
    Chair, Geriatric Medicine, Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Available
     
  • Latest Discoveries in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Theodore Wensel, Ph.D.
    Professor and chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Available

12 – 1 p.m.: Opioid and Non-Opioid Management of Pain

  • Everton Edmondson, M.D. Res., '88
    Professor, Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, chief, Neurology, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, chief, Neurology Service, Texas Children's Hospital
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM) and Pain Management Credits Available

1 – 2 p.m.: Fine-Tuning Disease-Driving Proteins for Neurological Health

  • Huda Zoghbi, M.D., Res. '85
    Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Molecular and Human Genetics, Neurology and Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Available

2 – 2:45 p.m.: Living & Thriving During COVID-19

  • Christy Chai, M.D., Res. '06
    Assistant professor, General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Lynn Zechiedrich, Ph.D.
    Professor, Molecular Virology & Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Elyse Portillo, M.D., '13
    Assistant professor, Pediatrics Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Toi Harris, M.D.
    Associate provost, Institutional Diversity and inclusion and Student Services, Baylor College of Medicine

3 – 3:45 p.m.: Breakouts

  • The Good Death
    Leanne Jackson, M.D.
    Assistant professor, Geriatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Available
     
  • Sometimes Patients are Our Best Teachers
    Tom Hutton, M.D., Ph.D., '72

    Author, Carrying the Black Bag: A Neurologist's Bedside Tales, retired neurologist
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Available
     
  • Emerging Neurotech
    Gabriel Lázaro-Muñoz, Ph.D., J.D, M.B.E.
    Assistant professor, Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Available

4 – 5 p.m.: Breakouts

  • Meeting the Global Need for Surgery
    Jed Nuchtern, M.D., Res. '95
    Professor and chief, Global Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
     
  • Baylor Students in the Community
    Ryan Richardson
    M.D. candidate 2021
    John Gerbert
    M.D./Ph.D. candidate 2021
    Jasmine Bailey
    M.S. candidate 2021
     
  • Planning Your Legacy at Baylor
    Anne Kathryn Zamkovsky, J.D.
    Senior director of Gift and Estate Planning, Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine
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Accreditation And Credit Designation Statements

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Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 1 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

This activity has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 1 credit of education in pain management and the prescription of opioids.