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.

Scroll to Top