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infoPOEMS- Editor's Choice

Henry Barry, MD; Gary Ferenchick, MD; John Hickner, MD

Location: Salons 3, 4, 6

Class description to come.

Speaker Bio(s):

Henry Barry, MD, MS is a professor of Family Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development in the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University. After graduating from the University of Maryland, he completed his family medicine residency at St. Lawrence Hospital in Lansing, Michigan and completed a master’s in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. For over 20 years, as one of the original “POETs,” he and colleagues have generated nearly 6000 POEMs – Patient Oriented Evidence that Matters – short critical summaries of original research on topics relevant to primary care physicians.

Gary Ferenchick, MD, MS is Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where he practices general internal medicine and is deeply involved in MSU-CHM major curriculum renovation. He earned his master’s degree in human nutrition and medical degree from Michigan State University and completed his residency training in internal medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where he has been a faculty member for over 25 year. Dr. Ferenchick is a Past-President of the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine. His research interest is the interface between medical education and information technology.

John Hickner, MD, MS is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Family Practice and Professor Emeritus, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. After receiving his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, he completed his family medicine residency at the Medical University of South Carolina and received a master’s degree in Biostatistics and Research Design from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. He was the Cleveland Clinic Chair of Family Medicine from 2009 to 2014 and Head of Family Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 2013 to 2018. Dr. Hickner has practiced Family Medicine for over 40 years. His research interests are patient safety and quality in primary care. He directed several regional, state and national research networks including the American Academy of Family Physicians National Research Network from 2000 to 2004. He has taught evidence-based medicine courses to physicians and medical students for more than 25 years.

Earlier Event: May 3
infoPOEMS- Anxiety & Depression
Later Event: May 3
Exhibit Hall Happy Hour