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Research Seminar Calendar

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Academic Year 2020-2021

September 10, 2020
"Using Twitter to Maximize Research Impact"
Presented by
Christine Zhuang, MPH
Communications Manager

Molly Sequin, MA
Communications Specialist

October 8, 2020
"Leveraging Mentoring"
Presented by
Ruth Gotian, EdD, MS
Assistant Dean for Mentoring
Executive Director, Mentoring Academy
Chief Learning Officer in Anesthesiology
Assistant Professor of Education in Anesthesiology

November 5, 2020
"Effectively Promoting Active Learning in Online Courses"
Presented by
Ilknur Gonul, PhD, MA
Instructional Designer
Center for Teaching Innovation, Cornell University

December 3, 2020
"Building Community in Online Spaces"
Presented by 
Rachel Gunderson, MS
Center for Teaching Innovation, Cornell University

January 7, 2021
"Data-Driven Steps for Increasing Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging in the Academic Workplace"
Presented by
Danielle McCullough, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Chair of the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

February 3, 2021
"Departmental Conversations: Racism, Injustice and Driving Meaningful Change"
Presented by
Fanesse George, CDP
Manager of Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement

March 4, 2021
"Work-Life Balance in Academia"
Presented by
Katherine Amberson Hajjar, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Research
Brine Family Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty

April 1, 2021
"Culturally Sensitive Mentoring: A Way to Improve Departmental Dynamics"
Presented by
Avelino Amado, PhD
Diversity Program Manager

June 3, 2021
"Ensuring the LGBTQI+ People Count - Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation, Gender, Identity, and Intersex Status"
Presented by 
Nelson Sanchez, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Chairperson, LGBT Steering Committee

June 16, 2021
"Project Management in Academic Medicine: Best Practices"
Presented by
Heather Johnson, PMP
Administrative Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Research Program Manager, Division of Healthcare Delivery Science & Innovation

Academic Year 2019-2020

September 4, 2019
“Provider Incentives: Pragmatic Trials, Military Health and Physician Group Structure”
Presented by
Amelia Bond, PhD, MS, MHS
Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medicine

October 2, 2019
“Optimizing Research with ITS Data and Resources”
Presented by
Mark Weiner, MD, Moderator
Deputy CIO for Health System and Research Analytics
Professor of Clinical Healthcare Policy and Research
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

Curtis L. Cole, MD
Assistant Vice Provost, Information Services
Chief Information Officer
Associate Professor of Clinical Healthcare Policy and Research
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

Thomas R. Campion, PhD, MS
Associate Professor of Research in Healthcare Policy and Research
Associate Professor of Research in Healthcare Policy and Research in Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medicine

J. Travis Gossey, MD, MS, MPH
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer
Associate Professor of Clinical Healthcare Policy and Research
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

Peter Oxley, PhD
Associate Director of Research Services, Samuel J. Wood Library
Weill Cornell Medicine

November 6, 2019
“Standing up the EMBA/MS Program in Healthcare Leadership: Strategies and Challenges”
Presented by
Samyukta Mullangi, MD, MBA, Moderator
Assistant Professor of Clinical Healthcare Policy and Research, Division of Healthcare Delivery Services and Innovation
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

Richard Lee, MD, MBA
Nanette Laitman Clinical Scholar in Healthcare Policy and Research/Community Health
Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research
Associate Professor of Urology in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor of Urology
Residency Program Director, Department of UrologyWeill Cornell Medicine

Andrea Cohen, MBA, MS, MPA
Executive Director of Strategy, Development and Operations
Department of Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medicine

Shivani Dhir, MBA
Director of Education, EMBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership Program
Department of Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medicine

December 4, 2019
“Statistical Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data in Multiple Sclerosis Lesions”
Presented by
Elizabeth Sweeney, PhD, ScM, Moderator
Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research, Division of Biostatistics 
Weill Cornell Medicine

Susan A. Gauthier, DO, MPH
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Associate Professor of Clinical Neuroscience
Associate Professor of Neurology in Radiology
Weill Cornell Medicine 

Thanh D. Nguyen, PhD, MS
Associate Professor of Physics Research in Radiology
Weill Cornell Medicine

January 8, 2020
“Exploring Research Collaborations with Clinicians Who Study Clinical Cancer Genetics and Language Barriers and How They Affect Quality of Care and Outcomes”
Presented by
Ravi Sharaf, MD, MS, Moderator
Director, Clinical Cancer Genetics and Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine
Division of Biostatistics, Department of Healthcare Research and Policy
Weill Cornell Medicine

Melissa Frey, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill Cornell Medicine

Lisa Diamond, MD, MPH
Hospitalist, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research
Division of Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation
Weill Cornell Medicine

February 5, 2020
“The Emergence of Population Health in U.S. Academic Medicine, A Qualitative Assessment”
Presented by
Bruce Schackman, PhD, MBA
Vice Chair for Faculty Development
Saul P. Steinberg Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research
Department of Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medicine

Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA
Chief Strategy Officer of the Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization
Associate Professor of Clinical Healthcare Policy and Research
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Weill Cornell Medicine

Mark Weiner, MD
Deputy CIO for Health System and Research Analytics
(Interim) Assistant Professor of Clinical Healthcare Research and Policy and Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

March 4, 2020
“Population Health and Children: Opportunities for Collaboration”
Presented by
Erika Abramson, MD, MS, Moderator
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research
Nanette Laitman Clinical Scholar in Healthcare Policy and Research/Quality of Care Research, Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medicine

Cori M. Green, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medicine

Zachary Grinspan, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medicine

Snezana Nena Osorio, MD, MS
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medicine

April 1, 2020
"Writing Commentary for Academic and Lay Audiences"
Presented by
Lawrence Casalino, MD, PhD
Chief of the Division of Health Policy and Economics
Livingston Farrand Professor of Public Health
Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medicine

Dhruv Khullar, MD, MPP
Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

Matthew McCarthy, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

May 6, 2020
"Modeling SARS-COV-2 in NYC: A New Paradigm for Understanding COVID-19"
Presented by
Nathaniel Hupert, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine

June 3, 2020
"The Emergency of Population Health in U.S. Academic Medicine: A Qualitative Assessment"
Presented by
Bruce Schackman, PhD, MBA
Executive Vice Chair of Population Health Sciences
Professor of Population Health Sciences

Sunday Clark, ScD, MPH
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences

Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Associate Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences

Mark Weiner, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences


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