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Medical Alumni Symposium: 2023 Program

October 14, 2023

8:30 a.m. PNC Auditorium, 1st floor, Loyola Science Center
Joseph Aaron Butash, MD '07
Executive Committee Chair, Medical Alumni Council
Emergency Medicine, St. Luke's University Health Network

Welcome & Opening Remarks

9 a.m.
Julie Byerley, MD, MPH 
Dean, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
President, Geisinger College of Health Sciences
Chief Academic Officer & EVP, Geisinger

TOPIC: Producing an Equitable Workforce Prepared to Improve the Health of People and Populations

10 a.m.
Kevin Hauck, MD, MPH '06
Assistant Professor (Clinical), NYU Langone Health
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

TOPIC: Feedback in Medical Education: Moving Past Performance

11 a.m. Panel Discussion
Pamela Q. Taffera-Deihl, DO, MBA '02
Scott Alan Peslak, MD, PhD '06
Instructor, Hematology, Dept. of Medicine, Div. of Hematology/Oncology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

TOPIC: Navigating the Complex Healthcare Landscape: Patient Perspectives

12:15 p.m.  Lunch - Kane Forum, 2nd floor, Leahy Hall
Speaker: R. Barrett Noone, MD, FACS '61

TOPIC: "From Trenches to Transplants: Changing Lives with Plastic Surgery," a history of plastic surgery in America written for the medical profession and lay public

1:45 p.m. PNC Auditorium, 1st floor, Loyola Science Center
Carolyn Serio, DMD, MS '17

TOPIC: Access to Orthodontic Care Among Medicaid Patients and Importance of Referrals

2:45 p.m. Farewell & Reception

*Schedule of activities is subject to change.

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Penn State College of Medicine and University of Scranton Medical Alumni Council. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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