PROGRAM SCHEDULE

A CELEBRATION of Local, National, & International MEDICAL & HEALTH VOLUNTEERISM Emory University campus, Atlanta, GA Fri. April 16TH – Sun. April 18TH 2010 Register at the website: www.emoryimvc.org
Questions: contact zoe_haugo@bellsouth.net

*For a quick snapshot of the schedule times / locations, see the end of this document.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
SESSION TIMES:

Friday

7:00pm – 10:00pm – 1st general session: Key Note Presentations 1) A History and Overview of Volunteerism 2) The Philosophy of Service 3) Synergies & Obstacles in International Volunteerism

Saturday 8:30am – 4:00pm – concurrent sessions: Various specific topics / areas of volunteerism 4:30pm - 6:00pm – 2nd general session: Moving Forward...Your Ideas On How to Expand Medical & Health Volunteerism 6:00pm – 7:30pm – televised We Speak! roundtable: Health Care Reform; What does it mean and where do you fit in? 7:30pm – 9:30pm – talent show: Medical Volunteerism’s Got Talent Sunday 9:00am – 3:30pm – concurrent sessions: Various specific topics / areas of volunteerism 4:00pm -- 5:30pm – 3rd general session: Launching Next Year’s Medical/Health Volunteerism Event
SESSION LOCATIONS: The program will happen in the following areas on campus: 1) Glenn Memorial Church -- 1700 N. Decatur Rd., Atlanta, GA 30322 --- 1st & 2nd General Sessions & Talent Show --2) School of Medicine (SOM) -- 1648 Pierce Dr., Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322 --- International Concurrent Sessions --3) Harland Cinema* in the Dobbs University Center (DUC) -- 605 Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322 *across the street and to the right when you go out the main entrance of the School of Medicine. There is an outside door leading directly into Harland Cinema --- International Session: Haiti ---

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4) White Hall (WH) -- 301 Dowman Dr. Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322 --- Local, National & International concurrent sessions ----- Televised We Speak! roundtable ---- 3rd General Session --

EXHIBITS times & locations:
Saturday 8:30am – 4:00pm Sunday 9:00am – 5:30pm Non-profit organizations will exhibit in the following areas: 1) International exhibits School of Medicine - Commons (first floor) 1648 Pierce Dr., Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322 2) Local & National exhibits A) White Hall - Lobby (main walk-in floor / second floor) 301 Dowman Dr. Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322 B) Math/Science - Atrium (lower level) 400 Dowman Dr. -- directly across the street from White Hall Photography Exhibitions will take place the following areas: 1) Portraits on a Mission…A Skid Row Collaboration --- Photos by Holly Tomlin, Lion’s Eye Photography School of Medicine - Room A170 1648 Pierce Dr., Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322 2) Faces of Tibet…Rounding with the Flying Doctors --- Photos by Ed Wolkis, Ed Wolkis Photography School of Medicine - Commons 1648 Pierce Dr., Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322

PROGRAM DETAILS:
FRIDAY, APRIL 16th, 2010
Opening Remarks / Key Note Presentations
7pm – 10:00pm / GLENN MEMORIAL CHURCH 1700 N. Decatur Rd., Atlanta, GA 30322 MC – Neil Shulman, MD - Chairman of the Conference Organizing Committee / Associate Professor, Emory University School of Medicine / Author & Associate Producer, Doc Hollywood, starring Michael J. Fox, a true medical volunteer for Parkinson’s Key Note 1 -- A History and Overview of Volunteerism – by George Lundberg MD, former Editor in Chief for Medscape, eMedicine (WebMD), and the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), & chairman of the advisory board of TAP-IN Key Note 2 -- The Philosophy of Service – by Jim Withers MD, pioneer of “Street Medicine,” founder of Operation Safety Net (an international organization of those who treat the homeless)

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Key Note 3 – Synergies and Obstacles in International Volunteerism – by Gary Hoffman, MD, MS, (Director of Staff Volunteer Programs, Cleveland Clinic) and John Wilson MD (Infectious Diseases specialist, Mayo Clinic) Welcoming Remarks
Opening Remarks from those who inspired the conference and key conference planners John Galloway, MD -- inspired to become a doctor at age 12 upon attending a lecture about medical missions Allen Dollar, MD – adopted kids from around the world who needed extended care in the U.S. Allan M. Gathercoal, DD – President, Flying Doctors of America Eddie Chapman – (Chicago police officer) -- created mental health programs for inner city youth, with celebrities including Michael Jordan Marijan Pejic – developer of IMVC website and collaborative books evolving from the conference Megan Cohen –Emory student organizer Steven Thiltgen (Medical Missions.org) -- connects volunteers with medical mission opportunities Welcoming Remarks from the sponsoring medical schools Carlos del Rio, MD, Chair of Global Health – Emory University Maurice Clifton, MD, Associate Dean – Mercer School of Medicine Jalal Zuberi, MD - Morehouse School of Medicine TBA - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine TBA - Medical College of Georgia Carol Boyer - Medical University of South Carolina

SATURDAY APRIL 17TH, 2010
Sat. 8:30am – 12:30pm / SOM 120 Teaching and Developing Infrastructure for Programs in Developing Countries: A dedicated group of doctors share their experiences of reaching out around the world to create programs to teach the locals how to save lives. The challenges are many, whether setting up pediatric emergency care in Honduras and the Republic of Georgia, building new hospitals in Africa, or teaching radiology in the Andes of Peru. You will learn about an innovative teaching exchange project in which a US medical school helps teach cardiology at an Ethiopian medical school. This is a global summit of compassion focused on developing countries.
Dollar, Allen, MD (Chief of Cardiology, Grady Memorial Hospital) Eaton, Cynthia Basso (President of Global Healing) Goo, David MD (Pediatric Emergency Medicine / Residency Coordinator / PALS Training Center Faculty, Emory University Dept. of Pediatrics) - MODERATOR Kutner, Steve MD (founder/ med director of Jewish Healthcare International) Oubre, Bert, MD (president of Cutting Edge Foundation) Tisnado, Jaime MD, FACR (Professor, Radiology & Surgery, VCU Medical Center)

Sat. 8:30am – 12noon / SOM 130 Surgery Programs: There’s a gap in surgical skills within global health, with major differences between low and high income countries. Academic programs and mission hospitals are trying to fill this gap. There’s a wide variety of surgical interventions required, for example introducing new technology to treat fistulas of African women, providing a new psychological lease on life…from social outcast to cultural inclusion. The surgical

4 challenges include treating injuries from natural disasters like the Haiti earthquake or performing battlefield surgery in Sudan, Pakistan, and Congo. This session would not be complete without the personal insight of an experienced academic surgeon who makes trips to Egypt to perform difficult cardiothoracic surgical procedures… improving attitudes towards the U.S. in the Middle East.
Adolph, Harold, MD, FACS (Christian Medical & Dental Associations) – CO-MODERATOR Browne, Orie, MD (Co-Founder of Surgeons for Global Health) Cooper, Warren, MD (Samaritan’s Purse / World Medical Mission) Mansour, Kamal, MD (Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine) Pollack, Jon, MD (Emory Global Surgery Initiative) - MODERATOR Steffes, Bruce, MD (CEO, Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons) Melchizedek, Uriah (Program Coordinator, Operation Giving Back) Wheeless, Clifford, MD (OB/GYN, Johns Hopkins University)

Sat. 8:30am – 1:00pm / SOM 110 Community Empowerment & System Strengthening: Presenters offer a montage of experiences, from surgery to spiritual health, where medical volunteerism helps to strengthen communities around the world, including Mayan Indians in Guatemala and Nicaragua, exiled Tibetan monks in India, the riverbank people of the Amazon basin, orphans and street children in East Africa, and collaborating researchers in Israel and Palestine.
Agee, Marie (Director, Special Projects, Health Talents International) Foster, Stanley, MD (Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health) - MODERATOR Frye, Liz, MD (Psychiatry, Emory University) Fuerstman, Lou, MD / Chatterjee, Rinku, MD (Medical Care International) Kowalske, Richard, MD (President, Helping Hands Foreign Missions) Omohwo, Edwin, MD, MPH (Founder/ President, Child Care Foundation) - CO-MODERATOR Moreira, Jonathas, Rev. Dr. (Founder/President/CEO, World Hope Missions Ministry) Raore, Bethwel, MD (Foundation for International Education in Neurosurgery, Emory University) Zughaier, Susu (Senior Associate, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory School of Medicine)

Sat. 8:30am – 11:30am / WH 208 Where to Begin: Tips on Getting Launched to Volunteer: This presentation acts as a springboard for future medical volunteers and social entrepreneurs: The nuts and bolts of preparing for missions around the corner or around the world…how to get involved and overcome personal barriers as well as issues relating to malpractice, fundraising, and securing supplies. Learn how to prepare yourself and your mission team, whether you are young or old, a student or a retiree, an out-in-the-fielder or an organizer, a lay person or a health professional, a local or an international volunteer.
Barber, Lindsey & Kravitz, Josh (MedShare) Beason, Jacinda (Founder & CEO, J.L. Beason Consulting) – CO-MODERATOR Edinburgh, Margaret R. (Rose Marje Creations & Communications) Hiller, Martin (FTCA Consultant / first President of the National Free Clinic Association) Kaloper, Steve (CEO / Founder, Development Services Group, LLC) Lundberg, George, MD (National Honorary Chair, TAP-IN / Founder, Lundberg Institute / former Editor in Chief, JAMA)

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Norton, Scott, MD, MPH (American Academy of Dermatology Association) Reichart, Bill (Non-Medical Atlanta Area Director, Christian Medical & Dental Association) – MODERATOR Stone, Barbara (Consultant, Mission Volunteers: UMCOR United Methodist Global Ministries)

Sat. 8:30am – 1:00pm / WH 205 Health Education and Wellness: The best way to keep people healthy is to teach them the basics of medicine and the importance of a healthy lifestyle. This is an opportunity to hear about a wide array of innovative approaches to community outreach. These include music for kids, athletic programs, community gardens, and costumed comedic presentations. Learn about the unique missions of an alliance of nice guys/gals, a private practicing cardiologist, and a health literacy program for the Hispanic community.
Antin, Deb, & Pucci, Spencer (*ANGEL Network: Alliance of Nice Guys/Gals Enhancing/Extending Life) Chung, Andy (President, What’s in a Doctor’s Bag Club, GA Tech chapter) Chung, Andrew B, MD/PhD (Cardiology, Emory University) Clark, Margaret A, MS, RN, RRT - NPS (Not One More Life) Compere, Suzy (Executive Director, Equilibrium Earth Ltd) Drenkard, Cristrina, MD (Lupus Foundation of America, GA Chapter) Hampton, Lynn (Impact Athletics) Urbina, Belisa (Renovacion Conyugal) Fine, Kenneth, MD (Mission of Nutrition) Seibel, Mache, MD (HealthRock) – MODERATOR Steingraber, Doug (Mended Hearts)

Sat. 8:30am – 11:00am / WH 207 Homeless Programs: This will be an opportunity to learn about and to get involved in street medicine and “house calls to the homeless” in American cities, rural areas, and throughout the world. Also, there will be expert insights relating to treating mental illness in the homeless, teaching meditation and mindfulness to the homeless, and hospital “Mercy Care Services” for the homeless. Opportunities abound for anyone to volunteer, whether you are trained medical personnel, a student, or a retiree.
Beaty, Anita Law (Homeless Task Force) Dorsett-Wainwright, Jolita (Medical Research Coordinator & President, S.R.T Inc.) Frye, Liz, MD (Psychiatry, Emory University) Grabbe, Linda, RN (Community Advanced Practice Nurses) Morreale, Steve, MD, MPH (Physician Consultant, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) MODERATOR Santibanez, Scott, MD (Technical Chief of Staff for H1N1 Response, CDC) Withers, Jim, MD (Founder, Operation Safety Net)

Sat. 10:00am – 11:30am / WH 206 Advocacy for the Health of Uninsured and Underinsured Patients: A reverend and a state senator share the challenges of their advocacy efforts for Grady Hospital and Grady patients. A doctor shares his advocacy experiences ranging from indigent Grady patients to the Pima Indians. A mother shares her motivations to start a nonprofit to help uninsured families confronted with a child’s

6 cancer diagnosis. A wide variety of other advocates share their experiences, including an overview from a national effort to advocate for underserved patients and the clinicians who attempt to serve them.
Aliniece, Pamela (Founder, Laughing at Leukemia) Fort, Vincent (Georgia State Senator) – CO-MODERATOR Hillsberg, Bonnie, DC, MHA, M.Ed (Vice-President, Association of Clinicians for the Underserved) McDonald, Tim (Reverend, First Iconium Baptist Church) - MODERATOR Reed, James W., MD (Professor, Associate Chair of Medicine for Research, Morehouse School of Medicine / Chief of Endocrinology, Grady Hospital)

Sat. 11:30am – 4:00pm / WH 208 Community Clinics: Hear the stories, insights, and expertise of the health care warriors who tackle the problems of access to care in their own communities. They have established and served in clinics accessible to the underserved, not only providing services, but teaching future healthcare professionals. Merging spiritual, academic, and community initiatives, they share the ultimate challenge: providing access to quality care for all Americans.
Goodman, CJ, MD (OB/GYN, House of Grace clinic) Himelick, Tom, PA-C (Coordinator, South Georgia Farmworker Health Project) Johns, Tony (Pastor / Community Involvement Director, City of Refuge) Kreisle, Mary, RN (Physicians Care Clinic) - MODERATOR Lesser, Lanny, MD (Co-Founder, Gwinnett Community Clinic) Looper, Donna (Executive Director, Free Clinic Network) Moore, Charles, MD (Director of HEAL, Inc, City of Refuge) Rostad, Mitch (President of HEAL at Emory) Thurston, Joanne (Executive Director, Cobb County Medical Society) – CO-MODERATOR Warren, Bill, MD (Founder and President, Good Samaritan Health Center) Watford, Sheryl (Executive Director, Fayette Care Clinic)

Sat. 11:00am – 2:30pm / WH 207 What Can Educational Institution Leadership do to Encourage Volunteerism?: Many academic institutions are dedicated to fostering a spirit of volunteerism in their training of future doctors, physician assistants, nurses, or chiropractors. Whether the programs they offer provide care for the underserved in Tanzania or Peru, or for migrant farm workers in the state of Georgia, the purpose and the challenge is to plant the seeds and encourage students to appreciate the joy of making a difference by saving the lives or preventing the suffering of people in their own community or around the world who otherwise would be without care.
Blumenthal, Dan, MD (Associate Dean of Community Health, Morehouse School of Medicine) Clifton, Maurice, MD (Associate Dean of Student Affairs at Mercer University School of Medicine) – MODERATOR Hillsberg, Bonnie, DC, MHA, M.Ed (Vice-President, Association of Clinicians for the Underserved) Jacobson, Hilary (International Service Learning) Miles, David, RN (Emergency Medicine, Emory University Hospital)

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Roth, Rachel (The Lamay Clinic Project, Cleveland Clinic College of Medicine) Shieh, Jocelyn & Yu, Nina (Volunteer Emory) Seigler, Allen, O., III (Executive Director, Georgia HOSA) & Diener, Paulette (HOSA advisor) Wimberly, Yolanda, MD (Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine)

Sat. 11:30am – 2:30pm / WH 206 Communications and Media Efforts: From the cutting edge technology of telemedicine to the cultural sensitivity issues in verbal communication, learn how to communicate and make a difference. This session is a communing of artists and techies. A wide spectrum of innovators share their efforts to make an impact, from public health presentations in a foreign language to websites and collaborative books on health issues… An author draws from his own experiences to write books inspiring others to thrive despite physical challenges, a doctor produces CDs to sensitize health care providers communicating with Latinos, and a photographer captures the work of medical volunteers in Tibet.
O’Brien, Barbara L, RN, MSN, Cert. & O’Brien, Marc (Challenge Accepted and Met series) Norton, Scott, MD, MPH (American Academy of Dermatology Association) Parham, Mahtab Melissa (Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children) Green, James, MD (DocRoc) – MODERATOR Pejic, Maki (EmoryIMVC web manager, Emory University) Hays, Paul (community activist) Wolkis, Ed (photographer) Kelli, Heval (student, Morehouse School of Medicine)

Sat. 12noon – 3:00pm / SOM 130 Expanding Volunteer Efforts: Presenters offer innovative approaches to expanding mission opportunities in faithbased and secular situations, whether by ship, by air, on land, or in cyberspace. Gain insights into mobilizing faith groups, students, professionals, and even using the talents of the African Diaspora as a strategy to give back, especially in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. Learn how providing life-changing experiences grows your volunteer base. Add the skill of social entrepreneurialism, and there’s always room to expand. This session is moderated by the development associate of the nonprofit website www.medicalmissions.org, which connects medical volunteers with volunteer opportunities around the world.
Ahmed, Zain, MD (CEO, Global HEED) & Bandyopadhyay, Sonny, MD (Global HEED) Gale, John P, DMD (Board of Advisors/Team Leader, Flying Doctors of America) Hawkins, Richard, MD (President, Georgia Society of Anesthesiology) Lincenberg, Sheldon, MD (Founder, Kidejapa Foundation) Nelson, Kevin F. (Mercy Ships Regional Development Manager South East US) Stewart, Lever (Board Chairman, Childspring International, Atlanta) Thiltgen, Steven (Business Development Associate, MedicalMissions.Org) MODERATOR

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Ojomo, Akinwale (General coordination and logistics, RSG / Global Development Institute) Rutledge, Kenneth, MD (Atlanta Christian Medical and Dental Association)

Sat. 12:30 – 3:00pm / SOM 120 Emergency, Trauma, & ER programs: Whether providing emergency care in Nigeria, teaching basic and advanced resuscitation techniques on the streets of India, or setting up intensive care units in a variety of third world countries, this team of presenters has one objective…to save lives and decrease morbidity during an emergency.
Abraham, George, MD (Indian Institute of Emergency Medical Services) Ajibade, Omotola (Emory University) - CO-MODERATOR Caldwell, Amber (Director of Development, Institute for Global Orthopedics and Traumatology) Chopra, Quincy (Indian Institute of Emergency Medical Services) Staton, Gerald MD (Professor of Medicine, Emory Clinic) – MODERATOR

Sat. 1:00pm – 3:00pm / SOM 110 Nursing & Pharmacy Programs: A unique perspective on volunteer nursing and pharmaceutical activities in developing countries, from challenges with the pharmaceutical supply chains to nurses who empower the poor, thus creating lasting change. Learn how to contribute in these challenging situations and avoid “nurse burn out” while making a positive impact.
Flores, Dennis, RN (President-elect of Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) – MODERATOR McMahon, Mary RN M.B.A., MS BSN (President, Nurses for the Nations) Norton, Scott, MD, MPH (American Academy of Dermatology Association) Notrica, Michelle, PharmD

Sat. 2:00pm – 3:00pm / SOM A153 Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities and their Issues…Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Members of the Commission on Disability Affairs in Fulton County address the challenges and innovative accomplishments resulting from advocacy for those who are disabled.
Firestone, Melissa Henry (Chairman, Commission on Disability Affairs, Fulton County, GA) – MODERATOR Shannon, Vernitia & Jylyan (Commission on Disability Affairs, Fulton County, GA) – CO-MODERATORS

AFRICA – Break Out Sat. 3PM – 4PM / SOM 110 An opportunity for mixing and mingling with international groups working in Africa

9 ASIA & MIDDLE EAST – Break Out Sat. 3PM – 4PM / SOM 120 An opportunity for mixing and mingling with international groups working in Asia and the Middle East LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN – Break Out Sat. 3PM – 4PM / SOM 130 An opportunity for mixing and mingling with international groups working in Latin America GENERAL SESSION: MOVING FORWARD: Your Ideas on How to Expand Medical & Health Volunteerism Sat. 4:30pm – 6:00pm / Glenn Memorial Church
1700 N. Decatur Rd., Atlanta, GA 30322

This session is geared towards all conference participants (attendees, speakers, exhibitors). This will give an overview of the diverse content of the conference, recognizing the spectrum of speaker and exhibitor groups. There will also be an open forum to encourage synergy between diverse volunteer efforts. New ideas / comments / reactions on how to energize local and international volunteerism will be welcomed from the audience members.
Moderated by Neil Shulman MD, Steve Kutner MD, & Steve Thiltgen.

TELEVISED ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Presented by: We Speak! Topic: Health Care Reform: What does it Mean and Where do You Fit in? Sat. 6:00pm – 7:30pm / White Hall 205 A panel of policy makers, medical professionals, and patient advocates discuss the current status of government health care reform, and the role of American citizens in volunteering to shape positive reform.
Moderated by “Pres” F. President, President & Executive Producer, We Speak!

TALENT SHOW Medical Volunteerism’s Got Talent!

Sat. 7:30pm – 9:30pm / Glenn Memorial Church
1700 N. Decatur Rd., Atlanta, GA 30322

A talent show hosted by Kenny Davin Fine MD & Neil Shulman MD, drawing from the talent pool of medical volunteers.
Talent includes Omotala Ajibade, Jane Alexander, Dan Appelrouth MD, William Bodner MD, Margaret Edinburgh, Clint Lawrence MD, and Mache Seibel MD

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SUNDAY, APRIL 18TH, 2010
Sun. 9:00am – 12noon / SOM 110 Sustaining Volunteer Efforts: Whether establishing surgical missions or delivering disaster relief, volunteering as a student emergency tech in Nigeria or doing mission work in Haiti or Peru to help with medical, social, and dental needs…the aim is to make this humanitarian work sustainable. Here is an opportunity to gain insights into innovation that helps volunteers have a lasting impact on the health of the community they serve.
Ajibade, Olaseni (student, Emory University) Alvarado, Carlos S, MD (Peruvian American Medical Society) Centrone, Wayne, MD (Executive Director, Health Bridges International) – MODERATOR Gehringer, Bob, MD (Health Bridges International) Leeds, Ira (Executive Director, Emory Project Medishare / President, Project Casse) McQueen, Kelly, MD (Coordinator, Burden of Surgical Disease Working Group)

Sun. 9:00am – 2:30pm / SOM 120 Pediatric Programs: This group of doctors, nurses, and dentists give insights into the challenges and triumphs of volunteering pediatric services in the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, and Mongolia. Their efforts include screening for prevention intervention, providing primary care services, and treating children who require complicated surgical intervention (birth defects, neurologic defects, congenital heart defects, or urologic surgery).
Abughazaleh, Khaled DDS, DMD (Palestine Children's Relief Fund) Bailey, Carl, MD (Healing the Children, NE) Boulis, Nick MD (American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Project Shunt) Buffin, Dana, MD (Healing the Children, NE) Freed, Susan, PT (Emory Department of Physical Therapy –collaboration w/ Rehabilitation Department at Obras Sociales in Guatemala) Kennedy, Ann, NP (the Kenya Project) Middlebrooks, Brenda, CPNP (Children's Cross Connection) Milhoan, Kirk MD, PhD, FACC, FAAP (Medical Director, For Hearts and Souls) – MODERATOR Rich, Anita RN, BSN, PCCN (Samaritan’s Purse Children’s Heart Project) Roser, Steve, DMD, MD (Team Leader, Healing the Children, NE) Sosebee, Steve MD (President & CEO, Palestine Children's Relief Fund) Sutherland, Nadia, MD (Joshua International Ministries) Smith, Edwin, MD (Children's Cross Connection)

Sun. 9:00am – 12noon / WH 208 An Overview: Volunteering in Your Own Community – Opportunities and Ideas for Medical & Lay People: A smorgasbord of individual stories and opportunities, from doctors who provide free heart surgery and lung transplants to a lay retiree who visits sick kids with bedside reading. A wide spectrum of opportunities are out there right in your backyard: offering charity care in your own private practice, offering your skills at

11 health fairs, or exploiting your creativity like the doc who sings to help feed the hungry. The sky’s the limit!
Adams, Jewel, RN (Nursing Clinical Support, Emory) Appelrouth, Dan, MD (Founder, Atlanta Hunger Relief Fund) Hapner, Edie R., PhD CCC-SLP (Atlanta Head and Neck Cancer Coalition) Hatcher, Charles, MD (former Chairman, Director, and CEO, Emory Clinic / Professor of Surgery, Emeritus, Emory University School of Medicine) Lawrence, Clint, MD (Pulmonologist, Emory Clinic) – CO-MODERATOR Murphree, Rose, BSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCN (Clinical Instructor, Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Education Center, Emory University School of Medicine) – MODERATOR Umstead, Tom (Fulton County Volunteer of the Year, 2005) Wallace, Debbie, DrPH (Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse)

Sun. 9:00am – 11:00am / WH 206 Hospice Volunteer Programs: This presentation provides insights into a variety of hospice volunteer opportunities for lay people and healthcare professionals. Learn from the personal experiences of the prior head of CNN Science News who mixed volunteering, family, and filmmaking to impact volunteers via an end-of-life documentary. Get an inside perspective from volunteering doctors and volunteer coordinators. Learn how to get involved with organizations like Visiting Nurse / Hospice Atlanta and United Hospice Atlanta.
Barash, Bailey (BBarash Productions, LLC / former Director, Health Science News, CNN) Renault, Gillian (Communications Consultant, Visiting Nurse | Hospice Atlanta) - MODERATOR Martin, Tiffany (American Hospice) Nelms, Doris (Cell Volunteer manager, United Hospice Atlanta) Taylor, David, MD (Chairman, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Emory)

Sun. 9:00am – 11:00 am / WH 207 Mental Health in America’s Youth: Hear the experiences of a Chicago city police officer who teamed up with Michael Jordan to educate inner city kids and prevent serious mishaps. He’ll be joined by a colleague Chicago police officer and a Dekalb County executive who runs a unique camp to inspire youth to commit to healthy choices. In addition, you’ll learn from a Cleveland Clinic physician who created a program to teach medicine and boost the self-esteem of inner city kids. You’ll also hear about a program to steer kids away from the direction of drugs and alcohol, alternative methods of helping kids who suffer depression, and a testimony from the 1st vice president of the GA Association of Blind Students about positive role modeling.
Chapman, Eddie (Project Administrator, Safety Cops / Organizer, Charitable Cops Care About Chicago) - MODERATOR Fernandez, Mary (1st vice president of GA Association of Blind Students) Williams, Rickey B (Chicago Police Department) Hoffman, Gary S., M.D., M.S. (Professor, Director of Staff Volunteer Programs, Cleveland Clinic) Machinga, Kimarie, PhD (metaphysical psychologist / Pure Energy, The Art of Healing) Moody, Revonda (Director, Camp Stand) – CO-MODERATOR Murray, Dennis S, Sr. (Executive Director, Youth Development & Capacity Building, Inc.)

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Edward, LeTisha, DDS – MODERATOR Cunningham, Bruce, DMD Davis, Walter Ray Jr, DDS, MSD (Rivers of the World) Shulman, Stan, DDS (East Meets West Foundation, Dental Division) Patten, Karyl, DDS (Good Samaritan Clinic) Miller, Gary (CEO, Jewish Family & Career Services / The Ben Massell Dental Clinic) Millener, Natalie (Club HEAL) – CO-MODERATOR

Sun. 10:00am – 1:00pm / SOM 130 Cultural Sensitivity & Ethical Responsibility in Volunteer Efforts: Volunteering can do more harm than good if it is not culturally sensitive. It can do a tremendous amount of good for both the recipient and the donor when it is culturally enriching. The presenters will give insights into cross-cultural issues including social, economic, ethnic, religious, educational, or language. Organizers, surgeons, obstetricians, and ER doctors will present an array of perspectives.
Cooper, Warren, MD (Samaritan’s Purse / World Medical Missions) Evert, Jessica, MD (Medical Director, Child Family Health International) Spurlock, Rick, MD (Co-Founder, Emory Medishare/Emergency Physicans International) – COMODERATOR Flier Hudson, Vicki (President, Highroad Global Services) Suchdev, Parminder, MD (Global Health, Emory Medishare) Tarpley, Margaret (Senior Associate in Surgery, Vanderbilt University, APDS Web Master) – MODERATOR Stewart, Richard, MD (OB/GYN, Atlanta)

Sun. 11:00am – 12:30pm / WH 206 (this session will be repeated at SOM A153 /1:00 – 2:30pm with limited seating) Family Involvement: Getting the Family on Board: How to create a meaningful family experience through helping those in need: Perspectives from a teen who started going on medical missions at age eight, insights from families who have gone together on missions both clinical and nonclinical, and stories from those who have adopted children as another positive spin off of their medical missions.
Dollar, Allen, MD (Chief of Cardiology, Grady Memorial Hospital) Roberts, Matthew (high school student, started going on mission trips to Dominican Republic at age 10)

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Tarpley, John, MD (Dept of Surgery, Vanderbilt University) – MODERATOR Malalis, Michelle (Behavioral Sciences & Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health)

Sun. 11:00am – 2:00pm / WH 207 Mental Health Programs: Learn about a wide array of volunteer opportunities, such as a unique program that connects faith communities with mental health advocates, or a national program using street-based and radio outreach to positively impact mental health issues. The spectrum of disorders addressed will include substance abuse, dementia, and Tourrette Syndrome (with special emphasis on a camp experience for kids). The approaches are often innovative, such as a therapeutic garden for patients and caregivers in an Alzheimer’s day facility. Another highlight is a psychiatrist’s perspective on how to sensitize the brain towards environmental concerns.
Albert, Charles L (former Mayor, Fernandina Beach, FL / Narcotics Anonymous) Cohen, Sheldon, MD (Psychiatrist, Atlanta) – MODERATOR Hays, Paul – (National Alliance on Mental Health) Kardon, Patricia, RN (Exec. Director, Tourette Information Center & Support of Georgia / Camp Twin Lakes) Parker, Monica, MD – (Registry for Remembrance) Radulovacki, Branko, MD (founding member, FaithWorks) Williams, Pamela (Executive Director, AiJalon Inc)

Sun. 11:00am – 3:00pm / Harland Cinema The Haiti Challenge & Response: A global perspective on medical volunteering in Haiti, including helping the needy in rural areas who were indirectly affected by the earthquake, dealing with the psychological aftermath among Haitians, rebuilding hospitals, and working at the forefront of disaster relief. These health professionals and organizers have learned lessons which could help to develop new strategies for dealing with similar situations in the future. Here’s a real opportunity to learn from the past and move forward.
Cadet, Jean, MD (native Haitian, Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response, Emory University) Curci, Sylvie (student, Emory University) Frye, Liz, MD (Psychiatry, Emory) Haynes, Twilla (Founder, Eternal Hope in Haiti, Inc.) Hilaire, Mews, RRT (native Haitian, Emory Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center) - MODERATOR Koller, Jessica (Project Haiti) Kutner, Stephen, MD (Founder/ Medical Director, Jewish Healthcare International) Lincenberg, Sheldon, MD (Founder, Kidejapa Foundation) McMahon, Mary, RN M.B.A., MS BSN (President, Nurses for the Nations) Melchizedek, Uriah (Program Coordinator, Operation Giving Back) Rizor, Randy, MD (Eternal Hope in Haiti, Inc.) Rondil Hagen, Lydie, RN, BSN (Founder/Pres, Vanyan Sante Klinik / Haitian American Nurses Assoc.-Atlanta Chapter) Roser, Steve, MD (Team Leader, Healing the Children, NE) Saint Louis, DiDi, MD, MPH (native Haitian, OB/GYN, The Haitian Alliance) – CO-MODERATOR Spurlock, Rick, MD (Co-Founder, Emory Medishare / Co-Founder, Emergency Physicans International) Wheatley, Matthew, MD (Faculty Sponsor, Emory Medishare) Zuberi, Jalal, MD (Dept. of Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine)

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*Project Haiti displaying a research poster by Melissa Beally, Tiffany Castellano, Jessica Koller, Matt Mullane, Brad Venghaus, and Krista Young

Sun. 12noon – 2:30pm / SOM 110 Public Health Programs: Public health volunteers from Cambodia to South Africa, from Uganda to Nicaragua give insights into making a difference in public health around the world. Their efforts result in clean water, sanitation, screening for and educating about health problems like hypertension & pulmonary ailments, and teaming to wipe out communicable diseases.
Church, Nina (NIKA Water) Grim, Clarence, MD (Senior Consultant, Shared Care Research and Education Consulting, Inc) -- COMODERATOR Jessop, Kyle (United States Peace Corps) – MODERATOR Mina, Michael (Founder/Director Grassroot Health, Inc.) Wilson-Baker, Jennett, RN (Executive Director, CREED)

Sun. 12noon – 2pm / WH 208 Hospital Volunteer Programs: Hospital volunteers from Atlanta and beyond join together to celebrate the work they do. Unique insights from teens, retired folks, and volunteer coordinators. These opportunities are available for anybody interested in the medical field and anyone who wants to use their experience and expertise to make a difference.
Dhawan, Neeta (student, Emory) Gonzalez, Tracy Russel (Crawford Long Hospital) James, Christopher (Southern Regional Hospital) Ke, Rhona (Northside Hospital) Margol, Esther (St. Joseph’s Hospital) – CO-MODERATOR Muhammad, Cecilia, RN (Volunteer Coordinator, Atlanta Medical Center) – CO-MODERATOR Rogers, Barbara (Director of Volunteer Services, Kennestone Hospital) Umstead, Tom (Fulton County Volunteer of the Year, 2005) Williams, Nancy (Columbus Regional Health Center)

Sun. 12:30pm – 2pm / WH 206 Advocacy for Patients during a Crisis of Care: It’s difficult for patients to advocate for themselves when they are suffering and/or without resources. The volunteer advocate can make all the difference in the world, especially at a time of a crisis of care. This session includes many angles on patient advocacy, with perspectives from doctors, advocacy organizers, and patients / survivors who have taken advocacy efforts into their own hands.
Dorothy Leone-Glasser, RN (President, Advocates for Responsible Care) – MODERATOR Commissioner Larry Johnson (Dekalb County Board of Commissioners, community leader) Teodoro Maus (President of Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, former Mexico Consul General, Author, Filmmaker)

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Lindsay Jones (Associate Director of Emory Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution, Professor of Law, ARxC attornery) Martin Asturias (News Correspondent, currently with Al Jazeera, videographer, producer) Kim Schofield (Lupus Registry, patient advocate)

Sun. 1:00pm – 2:30pm / SOM 130 The Nuts & Bolts of Fundraising: An Introduction: This is a crash course on how to gain access to financial resources. You will have an opportunity to learn the inside scoop on how to present your plan to potential funders, how to plan fundraising events, and the do’s and don’ts of grant writing.
BenYoar, Shoshana (President, GRANT Scribes, Inc.) Cato, Thelma J. – MODERATOR Chambers, Sona (President, 4 A Great Cause) Chesler Gross, Joanne (Public and Community Affairs Consultant) Lincenberg, Sheldon, MD (Founder, Kidejapa Foundation) – CO-MODERATOR Omohwo, Edwin, MD, MPH (Founder/ President, Child Care Foundation) Patterson, Brad (Founder, Virtual Golf Society) Torres-Odom, Jennie (board member, Ware Foundation)

Sun. 1:00pm – 2:30pm / SOM A153 (40 person limit – first session is at WH 206 / 11am–
12:30pm)

Family Involvement: Getting the Family on Board: How to create a meaningful family experience through helping those in need: Perspectives from a teen who started going on medical missions at age eight, insights from families who have gone together on missions, and stories from those who have adopted children as another positive spin off of their medical missions.
Dollar, Allen, MD (Chief of Cardiology, Grady Memorial Hospital) Roberts, Matthew (high school student, started going on mission trips to Dominican Republic at age 10) Tarpley, John, MD (Dept of Surgery, Vanderbilt University) – MODERATOR Sun. 2:00pm – 4:00pm / WH 207

Disaster Preparedness & Response: Get an inside perspective on volunteering with the various U.S. government’s Health & Human Services departments to prepare for and respond to disaster. Hear inspiring stories about Americans helping during disasters including the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, the anthrax outbreak in Washington, Hurricane Katrina, and the recent Haiti earthquake. Learn how you can help…whether you are a health professional or a lay person.
Cobb, Clara, MSN, RN, CFNP, & Handra, Kathy (Assistant Surgeon General, Regional Health Administrator and Acting Regional Director, Regional Health Administrator and Acting Regional Director, HHS, Region IV) Jordon, James D., Jr. (Logistics Section Chief, Disaster Medical Assistance Team / GA-3) – MODERATOR

AFRICA – Break Out Sun. 2:30PM – 3:30PM / SOM 110 An opportunity for mixing and mingling with international groups working in Africa

16 LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN – Break Out Sun. 2:30PM – 3:30PM / SOM 120 An opportunity for mixing and mingling with international groups working in Latin America ASIA & MIDDLE EAST – Break Out Sun. 2:30PM – 3:30PM / SOM 130 An opportunity for mixing and mingling with international groups working in Asia and the Middle East GENERAL SESSION: FINAL WRAP UP: Launching Next Year’s Medical / Health Volunteerism Conference / Celebration Sun. 4:00pm – 5:30pm / WH 208 General wrap up session for anyone interested in giving feedback about this year’s conference and/or getting involved in next year’s conference… moderated by Neil Shulman MD. Panel of conference organizers will include Steve Kutner MD, Steve Thiltgen, Charles
Moore, Marijan Pejic, Megan Cohen, and Zoe Haugo.

A Snap-Shot Overview of the Conference:
Friday, April 16th Time 7:00 – 7:30 7:30 – 8:15 8:15 – 9:00 9:00 – 9:45 Location Glenn Memorial Church Glenn Memorial Church Glenn Memorial Church Glenn Memorial Church Room Title Welcome / Opening Remarks George Lundberg, MD - A History and Overview of Volunteerism Jim Withers, MD - The Philosophy of Service Gary Hoffman, MD, MS/Brian Smith/John Wilson, MD
Synergies and Obstacles in International Volunteerism

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Saturday, April 17th Time 8:30 – 4:00 8:30 – 4:00 8:30 – 4:00 8:30 – 4:00 8:30 – 4:00 Location School of Medicine White Hall Math / Science School of Medicine School of Room commons lobby atrium A170 Commons Title International Exhibits Local / National Exhibits Local / National Exhibits Photo Exhibit: Portraits on a Mission…A Skid Row Collaboration Photo Exhibit: Faces of Tibet…Rounding with the Flying Doctors

17 8:30 – 11:30 8:30 – 11:00 8:30 – 12:00 8:30 – 12:30 8:30 – 1:00 8:30 – 1:00 Medicine White Hall White Hall School of Medicine School of Medicine White Hall School of Medicine White Hall White Hall White Hall White Hall School of Medicine School of Medicine School of Medicine School of Medicine School of Medicine School of Medicine School of Medicine Glenn Memorial Church White Hall 208 207 130 120 205 110 206 207 206 208 130 120 110 A153 110 120 130 Where to Begin: Getting Launched in the Volunteer World Homeless Programs Surgery Programs Teaching and Developing Infrastructure for Programs In Developing Countries Health Education and Wellness Community Empowerment and System Strengthening Advocacy for Uninsured & Underinsured Patients What Can Institutional Leadership Do to Encourage Volunteerism? Communication and Media Efforts Community Clinics Expanding Volunteer Efforts Emergency/Trauma/ER Programs Nursing and Pharmacy Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities & their Issues… Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Geography Break-Out Session: Africa Geography Break-Out Session: Asia and Middle East Geography Break-Out Session: Latin America & Caribbean GENERAL SESSION - ROUND UP: Your Ideas on How to Make Medical & Health Volunteerism More Contagious & Effective 205
TELEVISED We Speak! ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Health

10:00 – 11:30 11:00 – 2:30 11:30 – 2:30 11:30 – 4:00 12:00 – 3:00 12:30 – 3:00 1:00 – 3:00 2:00 – 3:00 3:00 – 4:00 3:00 – 4:00 3:00 – 4:00 4:30 – 6:00

6:00 – 7:30

Care Reform: What does it Mean and Where do You Fit in? 7:30 – 9:30 Glenn Memorial Church TALENT SHOW: Medical Volunteerism’s Got Talent!

Sunday, April 18th Time Location Room Title

18 9:00 – 5:30 9:00 – 5:30 9:00 – 5:30 9:00 – 5:30 9:00 – 5:30 9:00 – 12:00 9:00 – 11:00 9:00 – 12:00 9:00 – 11:00 9:00 – 2:30 9:00 – 2:00 10:00 – 1:00 School of Medicine commons International Exhibits White Hall lobby Local / National Exhibits Math / Science atrium Local / National Exhibits School of Medicine commons Photo Exhibit: Portraits on a Mission…A Skid Row Collaboration School of Medicine School of Medicine White Hall White Hall White Hall School of Medicine White Hall School of Medicine White Hall White Hall Harland Cinema School of Medicine White Hall White Hall School of Medicine School of Medicine School of Medicine School of Medicine School of Medicine White Hall White Hall P190 110 207 208 206 120 205 130 206 207 110 208 206 130 A153 110 130 120 207 208 Photo Exhibit: Faces of Tibet…Rounding with the Flying Doctors Sustaining Volunteer Efforts Mental Health in America’s Youth Volunteer in Your Own Community – Opportunities and Ideas for Medical and Lay People Hospice Volunteer Programs Pediatric Programs Dental Health Programs Cultural Sensitivity and Ethical Responsibility in Volunteer Efforts Family Involvement: Getting the Family Onboard (first session) Mental Health Programs The Haiti Challenge and Response Public Health Programs Hospital Volunteer Programs Advocacy for Patients During a Crisis of Care The Nuts and Bolts of Fundraising: An Introduction Family Involvement: Getting the Family Onboard
(second session) *note: this room holds only 40 people more space in earlier time/location –

11:00 – 12:30 11:00 – 2:00 11:00 – 3:00 12:00 – 2:30 12:00 – 2:00 12:30 – 2:00 1:00 – 2:30 1:00 – 2:30 2:30 – 3:30 2:30 – 3:30 2:30 – 3:30 2:00 – 4:00 4:00 – 5:30

Geography Break-Out Session: Africa Geography Break-Out Session: Asia and Middle East Geography Break-Out Session: Latin America & Caribbean Disaster Preparedness & Response GENERAL SESSION - WRAP UP: Launching next year’s Volunteerism Conference / Celebration

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