Plenary Speakers

Plenary Speakers

We're very pleased to offer an outstanding line up of plenary speakers for our 50th Annual Meeting. Hailing from some of the finest educational institutions in the country, they're poised to deliver stellar content.

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Ben is an associate professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in the Division of Hospital Medicine at University of Cincinnati Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He is Associate Program Director for the Med-Peds and Internal Medicine residency programs, helping to lead quality improvement curricula, the Medical Education Pathway for residents, and competency-based assessment programs. Ben obtained his Master of Medical Education from University of Cincinnati in 2018 and completed a one-year research fellowship with the Education Research Scholars Program at Cincinnati Children’s in 2020. In 2020 he was selected for the Macy Faculty Scholars Program, during which he has been piloting competency-based time-variable training in the UC internal medicine residency program. He is currently a PhD student at Maastricht University’s School of Health Professions Education where he is studying validity argumentation and argumentation theory.

Ben is an associate professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in the Division of Hospital Medicine at University of Cincinnati Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He is Associate Program Director for the Med-Peds and Internal Medicine residency programs, helping to lead quality improvement curricula, the Medical Education Pathway for residents, and competency-based assessment programs. Ben obtained his Master of Medical Education from University of Cincinnati in 2018 and completed a one-year research fellowship with the Education Research Scholars Program at Cincinnati Children’s in 2020. In 2020 he was selected for the Macy Faculty Scholars Program, during which he has been piloting competency-based time-variable training in the UC internal medicine residency program. He is currently a PhD student at Maastricht University’s School of Health Professions Education where he is studying validity argumentation and argumentation theory.

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Dr. Catherine R. Lucey is Vice Dean for Education and Executive Vice Dean for the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She directs the undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education programs of the School of Medicine and the Office of Medical Education. Dr. Lucey is on the executive management team for the School of Medicine’s Differences Matters Initiative and oversees other strategic initiatives for the medical school and the campus.

Dr. Lucey’s national portfolio of work has included membership on the National Academy of Medicine, the Board of Directors of the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Board of Medical Specialties. Additionally, she served as Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine. In these roles, she has worked to influence the direction of academic medicine and the continuum of medical education in ways aligned with UCSF’s approach to education, culture and community.

Dr. Lucey joined UCSF from Ohio State University, where she was Vice Dean for Education for the College of Medicine and Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Education for the Office of Health Sciences.

She completed her residency in internal medicine at UCSF, including service as Chief Resident at the UCSF affiliated San Francisco General Hospital.

She earned her medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Turner is an outstanding pediatrician and medical educator. As a tenured, full-time Professor of Pediatrics, Dr. Turner holds several prestigious titles including the Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education at Baylor College of Medicine and the Martin I. Lorin Endowed Chair in Medical Education, Vice Chair of Educational Affairs at Texas Children’s Hospital. After medical school and residency training, Dr. Turner completed a master’s degree in education from the University of Houston in 2004; focusing on medical education research. She subsequently founded and directed the Center for Research, Innovation, and Scholarship in Medical Education for the Department of Pediatrics and served as the Chair of the Academy of Distinguished Educators and Chair of the Faculty Educator Program at Baylor. She holds many roles nationally and internationally, Dr. Turner is President of the Academic Pediatric Association, co-chair of the International Conference on Residency Education, and the Education and Innovations Consultant for the American Academy of Pediatrics for the Committee on Continuing Medical Education.  She is also a member of the American Board of Pediatrics Competency Based Medical Education committee, the International Competency Based Medical Education collaborators group, and the chair of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors Longitudinal Educational Assessment and Research Network (APPD-LEARN) executive committee.

Dr. Turner authored the Clinician-Educator's Handbook and has published more than 45 articles over the past 10 years in medical education. She conducted numerous seminars, workshops, and peer mentoring sessions in the United States and abroad. Dr. Turner has won numerous awards for her teaching skills, curricula and program leadership and is one of the rare faculty members to have received the Baylor College of Medicine Norton Rose Fulbright, LLP Faculty Excellence Award in all four categories (and the only individual to ever have done this twice). She is also the recipient of the 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics Education Award. Dr. Turner is an expert in adult learning and is passionate about translating the art and science of education into the clinical learning environment.

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2022 Annual meeting

Changing Self and Systems: Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity in Residency Training

Our 50th Annual Meeting will be in person at the Hilton Minneapolis! Click here for more info and to reserve your hotel room. Annual Meeting registration opens 12/2.