Inaugural Innovation Day
Modern Medicine on a Mission: Innovative Minds in Healthcare
Friday, November 4, 2022
8:30 a.m. - Continental breakfast & Registration
9:00 a.m. - Welcome & Introductions by Dr. Julie Philley
9:15 a.m. - Mission & Vision of UT Tyler's School of Medicine by Dr. Brigham Willis
9:30 a.m. - Making the World a Better Place: An Innovative Conversation with Dr. Joe Cunningham
Dr. Joe Cunningham, co-founder of Santé Ventures, member of top Innovation boards and native East Texan, discusses how medical innovations can make the world a better place and the bold steps required to make it happen.
10:15 a.m. - Dr. Tom Krummel On Innovation
Credited with launching Stanford University to a top innovation engine, Dr. Krummel shares his experiences in medical innovation and how it relates to medical practice.
11:00 a.m. – Driving Change for Rural Medicine: A Conversation with Dr. Nancy Dickey
Dr. Nancy Dickey, the first female President of the American Medical Association and champion for rural health, discusses solutions to the unique opportunities facing rural medicine and the future of medical education.
11:45 a.m. – Lunch
12:00 p.m. – Grand Rounds with Dr. William E. Cohn: Fostering a Culture of Do-It-Yourself Innovation
Join world-famous inventor and keynote speaker, Dr. Billy Cohn, during a riveting Grand Rounds session. Dr. Cohn, a world thought leader and inventor of the artificial heart, encourages physicians to act on their innovative ideas.
1:00 p.m. – Exhibits
Meet with successful entrepreneurs that took their creative ideas from dream to reality.