Plenary for Students
Saturday, September 30, 2023 | 12:25 – 1:25 pm
Family Medicine: Oh, the Places You’ll Go

• Celebrate the diversity of a career in Family Medicine
• Provide practical pathways to hone specific passions within family medicine
• Offer story-telling and real-life accounts of diverse journeys to Family Medicine
• Create a safe-space to discuss questions regarding Family Medicine in current climate.

Moderator: Safiya McNeese-Ruffin, MD
Associate Program Director, Director of SIU Alton Family Medicine Obstetrics & Women's Health

TBA: Alexis N. Acernese, MD, Chief Resident Physician, PGY-3, Rush Copley Family Medicine Residency Program, Aurora, IL

Advocacy & Leadership: Adjoa Kusi-Appiah, MD, North Memorial Resident, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, MN

Gender-affirming care: Christine Knight, MD, Family
Physician, PrimeCare West Town Health Center, Chicago, IL

IMG experience: Mena Metias, MD, Core Family Medicine Faculty, SIU Alton Family Medicine Residency, Alton, IL