2021 Poster Hall from the Humanism & Healing Virtual Conference

The Gold Foundation’s 2021 Humanism & Healing Virtual Conference featured a diverse selection of research and projects in its virtual Poster Hall. More than 50 posters from the wider Gold community were showcased. This work was divided into four themes:

  1. Caring for Underserved or At-Risk Populations
  2. Structural Racism and its Impact on Medicine
  3. Empathy in Medical or Nursing Education
  4. GHHS Chapter Projects and Activities

The 11 posters below fall in the category of Empathy in Medical or Nursing Education.

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Posters in the Conference Theme:
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“Brown Students at the Bedside: a pilot volunteer program to promote patient-centered care” Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Presenters: Daniel O Kraft BA1*, Ella van Deventer BA1*, Kathryn DeCarli MD MBE1,2, Nari Sohn MD2, Randall Li BA1, Cynthia Peng MD1, Emily White MD1, Emily MacDuffie MD1, and Fred Schiffman MD1,2. View the Poster



“Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training Impact on Empathy and Cross-Cultural Understanding During Medical Training” University of Mississippi Medical Center, School of Medicine | Presenters: Ivanna Adams-Nelson, M1; Keauna Hilton, M1; Lyssa Weatherly, MD.
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“Medical Student Attitudes, Mental Health, and the Media: Increasing Empathy Through A Novel Online Course for Medical Students” Department of Psychiatry: Boonshoft School of Medicine, Department of Population and Public Health Sciences, Wright State University | Presenters: Brent D. Schnipke, MD1, Ramzi W, Nahhas, PhD2, Bethany Harper, MD3.
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“Reading, Reflection, and Connection: Books as a Method of Healing” University of Louisville, Undergraduate Medical Education, University of Louisville, Department of Child Neurology | Presenters: Jenci Hawthorne, Paige Hart, Eric Schneider, Adam Lehnig, Yomna Amer, and Chris Barton, MD2. View the Poster


“Clarifying Mistreatment in the Clinical Learning Environment” The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences | Presenters: Reem Al Shabeeb, Erika Pashai, Muhammad Mire, Aslam Akhtar, and David Agdashian, Katalin Roth, MD, JD; Charles Samenow, MD,MPH, and Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD.
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Meet My Loved One©: A Bedside Communication Tool to Facilitate Human Connections During COVID-19 The University of Alabama at Birmingham | Presenters: Rodney Tucker, MD,MMM,FAAHP, Aras Acemgil, MBA, Jared Ball, MPH, & Chao-Hui Sylvia Huang, PhD, MA, MEd. View the Poster

“Rx/Museum: Utilizing the visual arts to cultivate empathy and humanism in medicine Penn Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania | Presenters: Lyndsay M. Hoy, M.D., Aaron Levy, Ph.D, Jeffrey Millstein, M.D., F.A.C.P., Jason Han, M.D., Sofia Arruda, M.A., Ella Comberg, B.A. View the Poster


“Teaching Media Skills for Advocacy and Humanism: Medical Students Combat COVID-19 and Spread Humanism Through Social Media The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences | Presenters: Reem Q. Al Shabeeb, BSm Sanjana Rao, BS, Harleen Marwah, MS, Samantha Sobelman, BS, Noor Habboosh, BA, Natalie Rosseau, BA, Hope Jackson, MD, Anne Linton, MS, MA, Adrienne Poon, MD, MPH, and Katherine Chretien, MD.
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“Beyond Medical School: Eradicating Racism in Daily Practice The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine | Presenters: Amina Basha, MD and Cheryl Conner, MD.
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“Contemporary Literature as an Intermediary in Reflections on Intersecting Identities of the Physician and the Patient: A Narrative Medicine Exercise Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine | Presenter: Ali E. Wells, MD.
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“Medical Students’ Perceptions of Conversations around Death and Dying after ‘Death over Dinner’ Pilot” Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine | Presenters: Julia Swanson; Brianna Diaz; Sarah Peterson; Brenda Bray, BPharm, MPH; Barbara Richardson, PhD, MN, BSN. View the Poster

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