Schedule For The 2014 Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Note: Everything is subject to change!

 

Friday, 14 February 2014

4:30 pm Doors Open – Find Your Seat and Meet Your Fellow Congress Scholars

6:00 pm Program Begins

  • Joint Color Guard Presentation of the Colors
  • Our National Anthem Sung by Congress Scholar Victoria Bridges
  • Greetings and Welcome by Emcee and Academy Executive Director Richard Rossi
  • Welcome by US Surgeon General Boris Lushniak
  • Icebreaker Group Activity
  • Remarks renowned coach Dan Sullivan, Learn to Master the Most Important Power of High-Achievers: Never Ending Self-Confidence
  • Remarks by Science Prodigy Jack Andraka, 2012 Grand Prize Intel Science Fair Winner
  • Group Activity
  • Remarks by Dr. Peter Diamandis, Medical Scientist and Futurist
  • Questions for Dr. Diamandis from Congress Scholars
  • Introduction of the National Academy Medical School Scholarship Competition
  • Remarks by Dr. Jill Bolte-Taylor, Harvard-Trained Neuroanatomist, Indomitable Stroke Survivor

11:00 pm  Adjourn

 

Saturday, 15 February 2014

8:30 am — Doors Open

10:00 am Program Begins

  • Introduction of the day’s activities by Richard Rossi
  • Inspiring Group Activity
  • Remarks by Dr. Stephen Palter on The Technological Transformation of Surgery
  • Live Surgery Observation – presented by Dr. Stephen Palter
  • Questions for the Surgeon
  • Remarks by Jim Kwik, Renowned Memory and Rapid Learning Expert

1:00-3:00 pm Lunch, Break and Meet & Greet – Volunteers will circulate with the Congress Scholars. These volunteers will be like a Mentor for a Day – they will be physicians, med students, scientists, undergrads and even some speakers who want to chat with Scholars individually.

  • Remarks by Science Prodigies by Isha Jain & Raina Jain, Siemens Competition and Intel International Science and Engineering Fair winners
  • Remarks by Julian J. Pribaz MD, Harvard Professor of Surgery and Face Transplant Expert
  • Remarks by Carmen Tarleton, Recipient of the Nation’s Sixth Full Face Transplant
  • Questions for Dr. Pribaz and Carmen Tarleton
  • Motivating Group Activity
  • Remarks by Science Prodigy Janelle Tam, Winner of the 2012 Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge in Canada
  • Remarks by Science Prodigy Shree Bose, Grand Prize Winner of the 2011 Google Science Fair
  • Remarks by Nobel Laureate Dr. Jack Szostak, Winner 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and Winner 2006 Lasker Award
  • Questions for Dr. Szostak

6:00-8:00 Dinner Break – Volunteers will circulate with the Congress Scholars. These volunteers will be like a Mentor for a Day – they will be physicians, med students, scientists, undergrads and even some speakers who want to chat with Scholars individually.

  • Introduction to the Student Ambassador Program
  • Remarks by Dr. Connie Mariano, Academy Medical Director, The Road to the White House
  • Questions for Dr. Mariano
  • Remarks by Dr. Craig Venter, Life at the Speed of Light
  • Questions for Dr. Craig Venter
  • Group Activity

10:15pm Adjourn

 

Sunday, 16 February 2013

8:30 am — Doors Open

10:00 am Program Begins

  • Introduction of the Day’s Activities by Richard Rossi
  • Inspiring Group Activity
  • Remarks by Science Prodigy Brittany Wenger, 2012 Winner of Google Science Fair
  • Remarks by Nobel Laureate Dr. Capecchi, Winner 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the 2001 National Medal of Science, the 2001 Lasker Award and the 2003 Wolf Prize in Medicine
  • Questions for Dr. Capecchi
  • Motivating Group Activity
  • Remarks by Science Prodigy Andrey Sushko, 2012 Finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search
  • Remarks by Laura Dominguez-Tauer, A Patients Story: Stem-Cell Transplant Patient
  • Questions for Laura Dominguez-Tauer
  • Introduction to the International Medical Internship

 

1:00-3:00 pm Lunch Break – Volunteers will circulate with the Congress Scholars. These volunteers will be like a Mentor for a Day – they will be physicians, med students, scientists, undergrads and even some speakers who want to chat with Scholars individually.

  • Remarks by Dr. Stephen Ray Mitchell, Dean, Georgetown Medical School
  • Questions for Dr. Mitchell
  • Group Activity
  • Remarks by Brendon Burchard, The Charge: Your Path to a Brilliant Future

6:00-8:00 pm Dinner Break – Volunteers will circulate with the Congress Scholars. These volunteers will be like a Mentor for a Day – they will be physicians, med students, scientists, undergrads and even some speakers who want to chat with Scholars individually.

  • Candlelit Awards Ceremony
  • Address to the Convocation by Dr. Connie Mariano, Academy Medical Director
  • Dance!

11:00 pm Adjourn

 

 

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