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Pre-Conference Meetings

Pre-Conference Meetings

Attendance by Invitation Only

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NCSP Scholars Training

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Current NCSP Scholars are required to attend pre-meeting training sessions on Tuesday, November 12, 7:00 AM-1:00 PM, at the Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square.

  • 7:00 AM-1:00 PM

    Training for Current Scholars Only

    • 7:00 AM-8:00 AM

      Breakfast & Conference Registration (Paris Foyer)

    • 8:00 AM-8:30 AM

      Welcome & First-Year Scholar Introductions (All Scholars, Paris Ballroom)


      Alison Buttenheim Chair, NCSP Annual Meeting Committee on Arrangements
      Patricia Bleznak Silverstein and Howard A. Silverstein Endowed Term Chair in Global Women's Health
      Associate Professor of Nursing in the Department of Family and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
      Associate Professor of Health Policy in the Division of Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine
      Associate Director, National Clinician Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania

    • 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

      Workshop: Accelerators in Health Care Game (All Scholars, Paris Ballroom)


      David AschJohn Morgan Professor, Medicine and Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine
      Professor, Health Care Management and Operations, Information and Decisions, Wharton School
      Executive Director, Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation
      Associate Director, National Clinician Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania

    • 10:00 AM-10:30 AM

      Break & Conference Registration (Paris Foyer)

    • 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

      Workshop: How to Build a Research Theme (1st-Year Scholars, Biarritz)


      Tammy ChangAssistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School

      Introduction by:Ashlee Vance, NCSP Scholar, UM

    • 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

      Workshop: Narrative & Storytelling (2nd-Year Scholars, Bordeaux)


      Neil BardhanApplied Storytelling Manager and Archivist, First Person Arts

      Introduction by:Kirstin Manges, NCSP Scholar, Penn

    • 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

      Lunch with NCSP National Program Board (Paris Ballroom)

NCSP National Program Board Annual Meeting

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The NCSP National Program Board will meet on Tuesday, November 12, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM, in the Versailles room on the third floor of the Sofitel. Breakfast will be provided in the Toulouse room, directly adjacent to Versailles. The meeting will conclude with a luncheon with NCSP Scholars in the Paris Foyer (12:00 PM – 1:00PM).