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Bridging the Gaps Retreat

AGENDA

DAY 1Thursday, April 25, 2024

Location:

Thomas Jefferson University

College Building, Room 201

1025 Walnut Street

(connected to Curtis Bldg., be sure to enter through College Bldg. entrance)

 

                           12:30 - 1:30PM:         Lunch & Networking

                             1:30 - 1:35PM:         Welcome & Documentary

                             1:35 - 2:45PM:         Retreat Introduction

                             2:45 - 3:05PM:         Break (please sit in assigned groups upon return)

                             3:05 - 3:40PM:         Video: Two Long-term Perspectives

                             3:40 - 4:50PM:         Getting Down to the Work of the Retreat 

                             4:50 - 5:00PM:         Closing Statements in preparation for Day 2

                                  5:30PM:              DINNER at Kanella Restaurant (1001 Spruce St, Philadelphia)

Day 2: Friday, April 26, 2024

Location:

Thomas Jefferson University

Hamilton Building, Room 210/211

1001 Locust Street

                              8:00 - 9:00AM:         Breakfast & Networking

                              9:00 - 9:45AM:         Welcome

                                                               Introducing the day’s work

                              9:45 - 10:45AM:       Working in Groups

                            10:45 - 11:00AM:       Break

                            11:00 - 12:00PM:       Report out (10 minutes per group)

                            12:00 - 12:30PM:       LUNCH

                            12:30  -  1:15PM:       Working in Groups, Opportunities

                              1:15  -  2:00PM:       Report out (7 minutes per group)

                              2:00  -  2:45PM:       Facilitated Discussion

                              2:45  -  3:00PM:       Where do we go from here?

               

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GUESTS

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Maureen Anderson, EdD 

Education Director

Gwen's Girls

Community Preceptor

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Hasshan Batts, DHSc, LCSW

Executive Director

Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley 

Founder, Batts Development Group

Community Preceptor

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Andrew Belfiglio, MPH

Director of Communications

& Data Analytics

Penn REACH Initiative & 

the Penn Injury Science Center

Consultant

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Tricia Bernecker, PhD, RN

BTG Program Director

DeSales University

Program Director

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Hillary Bogner, MD 

Department of Family & Community Health

University of Pennsylvania

Alumni & Program Faculty

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James Buehler, MD 

Teaching Professor

Dornsife School of Public Health

Drexel University

Advisory Board Member

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Tariem Burroughs, PhD, MSEd, MSODL

Dornsife School of Public Health

Drexel University

Small Group Leader

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Steve Chapman, MD

Vice Chair of Community Advocacy Dartmouth/Geisel School of Medicine

Alumni & Founder

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Andrew Chiu

Student

Drexel University

School of Medicine 

Alumni

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Jennifer Comerford, MJ, OTR/L, CHC, HEM 

Senior Patient Safety Analyst

ECRI Institute

Alumni Network Co-Chair

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Nasheeka Conix

University of Pennsylvania

Bridging the Gaps

Administrative Coordinator

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Marjorie Dejoie Brewer, MD 

Global Medical Affairs and

Global Strategist

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Alumni Network Co-Chair

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Thistle Elias, DrPH, MPA

Director of Community Engagement

University of Pittsburgh

Program Director

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Gena Glickman, PhD 

School of Medicine

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Alumni & Program Director

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Elissa Goldberg, MSS, LSW

Office of Community Engagement

Drexel University

Program Director & Small

Group Leader

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Mara Gordon, MD 

Family Medicine

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

Alumni & Program Director

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JA Grisso, MD, MSCE

Retired

Founder

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Maria Hervada-Page, MSS 

Department of Family & Community Medicine

Thomas Jefferson University

Program Director

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Dee Hillas

Community Advocate

Advisory Board Member

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Tyler Holmberg, BA 

Co-Director, Co- Founder

Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram's Garden

Community Preceptor

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Jocelyn Jones Arnold

Board Member

Gender Justice Fund

Friend

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Anabel Kelso, MS

Student

Penn Dental Medicine 

Alumni

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Roopali Kulkarni, DMD, MPH

Department of Oral Medicine

Penn Dental Medicine

Alumni Network Co-Chair

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Leah Labranche, PhD

Instructor of Anatomy

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Program Director

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Abby Letcher, MD

Family Medicine

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Alumni & Program Faculty

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Ingrid Mapanao, MSW, MPH

Office of Health Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Temple University

Program Director

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Ellen Martinak, MS

University of Pennsylvania

Bridging the Gaps

Associate Director

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Bridget McCormick, MS

University of Pennsylvania

Bridging the Gaps

Director of Operations &

Program Director

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Holly Metzgar, DO, FACOG

College of Medicine

Drexel University

Program Director

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Laura Mullin, MS

Educational Coordinator

Drexel University

Program Coordinator

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Joshua Pirl

Student

University of Pennsylvania

Perelman School of Medicine

Alumni

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Sara Popkin, MSW, LSW

Executive Director

UUH Outreach Program

Community Preceptor

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Estelle Richman, MA

Director

Civic Coalition to Save Lives

Friend

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Anthony Rostain, MD, MA

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

Program Director & Founder

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Donald Schwarz, MD, MPH, MBA

Retired

Founder

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Anthony Singleton

President & CEO

Educators 4 Education

Community Preceptor & Small Group Leader

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Charmaine Sudler-Milligan

Director of Services

To Our Children's Future With Health, Inc.

Community Preceptor

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Lorraine Thomas

Operations Manager 

Southwest Philadelphia 

Community Development Corporation

Community Preceptor

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Nicole Thomas, MBA, CDP

Director, Penn Medicine Center for Health Justice

University of Pennsylvania

Consultant

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Lucy W. Tuton, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Bridging the Gaps

Executive Director & Founder

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Dianne Uwayo, MPH

Health Programs Manager

African Family Health Organization

Community Preceptor

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Frances Walker

President

Mill Creek Coalition of Philadelphia 

Community Partner & Founder

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Cindy Weinbaum, MD, MPH 

Public Health Consultant

Retired CDC

Alumni & Founder

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Brian Work, MD MPH

Internal Medicine

Temple University

Program Faculty

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Jerome Wright

Office of Student Support

Temple University

Program Director

FILM CREW

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André Robert Lee

Many Things Productions

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Nick Pitcavage

Many Things Productions

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Paul Alfe

Sound Recorder

Many Things Productions

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Chris Davis

Production Assistant

Many Things Productions

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Eli Eisenstein

Camera Operator

Many Things Productions

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James Powers

Cinematographer

Many Things Production

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