MedBiquitous: Past, Present, Future - April 9

Recorded On: 04/09/2024

"MedBiquitous: Past, Present, Future” will provide a brief overview of the program’s history and present state, and share how the program is reshaping to meet the current and future demands of the HPE community, including current initiatives and opportunities to collaborate.

“MedBiquitous Community Connection” is a series of free one-hour webinars featuring health professions educators and technology innovators from around the globe. “MedBiquitous Community Connection” provides a forum for community experts to share how digital technologies are promoting improvement and better outcomes across the continuum of health professions education. A portion of each webinar will reserve time for a brief Q&A session, allowing attendees the opportunity to dialogue with guest speakers.

Alexis L. Rossi, PhD, MEd, MA

MedBiquitous Director

Alexis L. Rossi, PhD, MEd, MA has worked in medical education for over a decade, including roles in the institutional, consultant and vendor spaces. She brings this diverse perspective to the AAMC as the director of the MedBiquitous program.  

Alexis previously served as the Chief Academic Officer for DaVinci Education where she led the client success team, designed implementation resources, facilitated professional development and team training, worked with the product team to translate client needs into product features and contributed to the strategic direction of the company. 

She also held various positions at the Medical College of Georgia, including Director of Training & Evaluation, as well as co-founded and led an award-winning student-run free clinic serving LGBTQ patients from GA, SC, NC and FL.

Valerie Smothers

Valerie Smothers is the Data Trust Administrator for Johns Hopkins Medicine. She provides leadership in the development of data governance policies, processes, and infrastructure for use across Johns Hopkins Medicine and coordinates across 9 Data Trust Analytic Teams and approximately 200 data analysts. Working with faculty and operational leaders, she manages data governance processes to review the use of Johns Hopkins Medicine Data for research and quality improvement and serves as the point person for data governance operational issues. She contributes to programs for business intelligence workforce development and data literacy programs for management. 

Ms. Smothers previously served as Deputy Director for MedBiquitous, where she worked with universities, professional organizations, government agencies, and industry to develop technology standards to advance the health professions.

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