MSM in Hawaii for NMA 2019

Morehouse School of Medicine at the NMA Convention #MSMatNMA2019

2019 Annual National Medical Association Convention and Scientific Assembly
July 27-31

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) will attend and present at the NMA convention with the primary objectives of increasing awareness of MSM programs and to generate additional funding through investors, corporations and MSM alumni. Participation also aligns with MSM’s strategic plan Leading the Creation and Advancement of Health Equity.

The National Medical Association annual Convention and Scientific Assembly is acclaimed as the nation’s foremost forum on medical science and African-American health. Each year, African-American physicians and other health professionals from across the country convene to participate in the scholarly exchange of medical advances, discuss health policy priorities, and to share experience through networking opportunities. Through NMA's 26 Scientific Specialty Sections and Interest Groups, the convention attracts the broadest spectrum of African-American physicians, academicians and scientists in the country. 

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Schedule subject to change.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop; Surgical Section
Shaneeta M. Johnson, MD, FACS, FICS, FASMBS, Facilitator
9 A.m. – Noon
Meeting Room 313C

STEM / Pipeline Symposium: Collaborating to Increase the Number of Black Males in Medicine
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, MSM President and Dean, Speaker
10:30 a.m. – noon
Meeting Room 316A

House of Delegates Session: State of the School Address
Yolanda Wimberly, MD, MSc
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Convention Center, Kalakaua Ballroom A, Level 4

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Council on Concerns of Women Physicians Awards Session (Luncheon)
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Kalakaua Ballroom B, Hawaii Convention Center

Family Medicine Section: Home Is Where The Heart Is: Optimizing Transition of Care from Inpatient to Primary Care
Monique Merritt-Atkins, MD
12:15 pm–12:30 pm
Meeting Room 313A

Drew-Walker Resident and Medical Student Research Symposium
Shaneeta M. Johnson, MD, FACS, FICS, FASMBS, Co-Chair and Moderator

  • Dr. Daniel Chester: Immunodysfunction in the setting of fistula-in-ano: Comparative outcomes of HIV and Crohn's disease patients
  • Dr. Adatee Okonkwo: Lean Daily Management with Nurse Champion Improves First Case On-Time Start Efficiency

1 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
Meeting Room 313C

The Glycemic Microenvironment and Ovarian Cancer Progression in Underserved Minority Populations/Resident Research Scientific Forum
De'smond M. Henry, MD
1:05 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
Hawaii Convention Center

2019 Billie Wright Adams, M.D. Scholars
Rosalind Usher, MD (Pediatric Scientific Section)
Chelsy Webb, MD (Pediatric Scientific Section)
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Meeting Room 310

Welcome Joint Reception (MMC & MSM)
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Rainbow Tower, Rainbow Suite

Monday, July 29, 2019

ACGME Update
Yolanda Wimberly, MD, MSc
10:35 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.
Meeting Room 313B

Meet the President
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Convention Center Exhibit Hall

Let’s talk about Sex! Sex in the Elderly and HIV Risk
Folashade Omole, MD, FAAFP
3 p.m. 
Family Medicine Meeting Room 313A

Luau with MSM Alumni*
Purchase tickets
4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Three

*If tickets are not purchased prior to 7/26/19, then each party is responsible for full payment at the door.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Insights in the Understanding of Health Benefits of Gender neutral HPV Vaccine: Focus on Public Health
Chelsy Webb, MD (Pediatric Scientific Section)
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Opportunities for HPV Vaccination among Young Adults who Missed Age-Appropriate Vaccination
Sonja S. Hutchins, MD, MPH, DrPH, FACPM
9:40 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.
Meeting Room 313B

Getting to 100% Compliance for HPV... Strategies for Success
Yolanda Wimberly, MD, MSc
10:10 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
Meeting Room 313B

Minimally Invasive Surgery Panel, Surgical Section
Shaneeta M. Johnson, MD, FACS, FICS, FASMBS, Moderator and Panelist
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Meeting Room 313C

OB/GYN Session Roundtable Luncheon Series
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, MSM President and Dean, Panelist
1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Meeting Room 316A

NMA President Installation and Ball
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, MSM President and Dean, will be honored
6 p.m. – midnight
Hilton Hawaiian Village

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Internal Medicine Section: Reducing Obesity Inequities: Clinical, Medication and Physical Activity Interventions
Shaneeta M. Johnson, MD, FACS, FICS, FASMBS
7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Meeting Room 312

Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) Symposium: Achieving Optimal Health Across The Lifespan: Reducing The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) among Underserved Patient Populations
David Satcher, MD, PhD, Opening Remarks
Jammie M. Hopkins, DrPH, MS, Panelist
Brian McGregor, PhD, MA, Panelist
Yasmin Tyler-Hill, MD, FAAP, Panelist
Allyson Belton, MPH, Moderator
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Meeting Room 322AB

Internal Medicine Section: Ethnic Disparities in Weight Loss Surgeries and Practical Strategies to Eliminating Disparities
Shaneeta M. Johnson, MD, FACS, FICS, FASMBS
11:05 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Meeting Room 311

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