Schedule

Preliminary Schedule 2019
Congress of Future Medical Leaders

*** This schedule is subject to change ***

The Congress will be held at the Tsongas Center, on the campus of UMass Lowell.

Day 1 – June 23

4:30 PM Doors Open: Find your seat and meet your fellow Congress Delegates

6:00 PM Program Begins: Joint Color Guard Presentation of the Colors, Our National Anthem Sung by a Congress Delegate

  • Icebreaker Group Activity: Richard Rossi – Academy’s Founder
  • Speaker Session:  Dr. Pardis Sabeti- Computational Biologist, Medical Geneticist, and Evolutionary Geneticist
  • Delegate Q&A: Dr. Pardis Sabeti
  • Speaker Session: Jack Andraka – Grand Prize Winner, 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
  • Speaker Session: Larry Hester – Recipient of a Bionic Eye
  • Speaker Session: Sir Richard Roberts – Winner Of The 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Delegate Q&A: Sir Richard Roberts
  • Speaker Session: Billy Porter – 19-Year-Old Cancer Researcher
  • Speaker Session: JP Sears – “The Conscious Comedian”

11:00 PM Program Ends: Richard Rossi – Academy’s Founder

Day 2 – June 24

8:30 AM Doors Open: Find your seat and network with your fellow Delegates

10:00 AM Program Beings: Introduction of the day’s activities by Richard Rossi

  • Speaker Session: Dr. Titia de Lange – Cell Biologist and Geneticist, Winner of the 2013 Breakthrough Prize For Life Sciences
  • Delegate Q&A: Dr. Titia de Lange
  • Live Surgery Observation
  • Speaker Session: Dr. Deborah Bedor – Nationally Recognized College Admissions Expert

1:00 PM-3:00 PM Lunch Break and Meet & Greet: Grab a meal, network with your fellow Delegates, and have the opportunity to meet some of the Congress speakers.

  • Inspiring Group Activity: Richard Rossi – Academy’s Founder
  • Speaker Session: Olivia Hallisey – Grand Prize Winner, 2015 Google Science Fair
  • Speaker Session: Dr. Chip Souba – Surgical Oncologist
  • Engaging Group Activity: Richard Rossi – Academy’s Founder
  • Speaker Session: Dr. Gary Richter – “America’s Favorite Veterinarian”
  • Speaker Session: Dr. Cynthia Miller – Clinical Fellow In Surgery, Mass. General Hospital
  • Speaker Session: Gitanjali Rao – Winner of The 2017 Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge
  • Speaker Session: Michael Gelb – Founder of The High-Performance Learning Center

6:00 PM-8:00 PM Dinner Break: Grab a meal, network with your fellow Delegates, and have the opportunity to meet some of the Congress speakers.

  • Speaker Session: Dr. Bohdan Pomahac – Performed The Second Partial Face Transplan in The Country
  • Speaker Session: Carmen Tarleton – Recipient of the Nation’s Fifth Full Face Transplant
  • Delegate Q&A: Dr. Bohdan Pomahac and Carmen Tarleton
  • Speaker Session: Dr. Mario Capecchi – Winner of the Big Four in International Science Honors, including the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and the 2001 National Medal of Science
  • Delegate Q&A: Dr. Mario Capecchi
  • Engaging Group Activity: Richard Rossi – Academy’s Founder
  • Speaker Session: Dr. Sidney Altman – Winner of The 1989 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • Delegate Q&A: Dr. Sidney Altman
  • Speaker Session: Janelle Tam – Winner of the 2012 Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge in Canada

11:00 PM Program Ends: Richard Rossi – Academy’s Founder

Day 3 – June 25

8:30 AM Doors Open: Find your seat and network with your fellow Congress Delegates

10:00 AM Program Begins: Introduction of the day’s activities by Richard Rossi

  • Speaker Session: Dr. Ara Suppiah – Functional Medicine Expert
  • Delegate Q&A: Dr. Ara Suppiah
  • Speaker Session: Dr. James P. Rathmell – Department Chair for Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Health Care; Harvard Medical School Professor of Anesthesia
  • Delegate Q&A: Dr. James P. Rathmell
  • Speaker Session: Dr. Rakesh Jain – Leader In The Field Of Tumor Biology, Recipient of The 2013 National Medal of Science
  • Delegate Q&A: Dr. Rakesh Jain
  • Speaker Session and Activity: Michael Gelb – Founder of The High-Performance Learning Center
  • Induction Into The Society of Torch and Laurel: Steve Loflin – Founder of The Torch and Laurel Honor Society
  • Discussion: Dr. Ara Suppiah, Functional Medicine Expert Interviews Aly Raisman, American Gymnast, Gold Medal Winner, and Advocate

1:00 PM-3:00 PM LUNCH BREAK AND MEET & GREET: Grab a meal, network with your fellow Delegates, and have the opportunity to meet some of the Congress speakers.

  • Inspiring Group Activity: Richard Rossi – Academy’s Founder
  • Speaker Session: Dr. Stephen Ray Mitchell – Dean, Georgetown Medical School
  • Delegate Q&A: Dr. Stephen Ray Mitchell
  • Engaging Group Activity: Richard Rossi – Academy’s Founder
  • Speaker Session: Dr. Edward Boyden – Neuroscientist, Winner of The 2016 Breakthrough Prize For Life Sciences
  • Delegate Q&A: Dr. Edward Boyden
  • Speaker Session: Alex Guerrero – NFL Training Legend
  • Speaker Session: Bo Eason – Former NFL Standout, Acclaimed Broadway Playwright and Performer, and International Presence/ Story Coach

6:00 PM-8:00 PM Dinner Break: Grab a meal, network with your fellow Delegates, and have the opportunity to meet some of the Congress speakers.

Address to the Convocation: Dr. Stephen Ray Mitchell

Closing Ceremony

Dance!

11:00 PM Program Ends