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NMPRA National Conference is tentatively scheduled for September 28-29, 2024 in Orlando, FL.


Thank you to all of those who attended our 2023 NMPRA conference

“Health Advocacy and Equity in Med Peds” held between

October 21st-22nd in Washington D.C. at the Westin DC City Center


Saturday October 21, 2023



Noon to 1 pm

Check In

All events will take place in National Ballroom unless otherwise noted

NMPRA Awards and Grant Winners Series

1:00 – 1:15 pm

Welcome and Overview

NMPRA President: Stephanie Lee, MD

1:15 – 1:30 pm

Community Service Grant Presentation

Madeline Mlynczak, MD, MS- Tulane University

1:30 – 1:45 pm

Advocacy Grant Presentation

Rachel Holloway, MD- University of Cincinnati

1:45 – 2:00 pm

International Travel Grant Presentation

Juhi Ramchandani, MD- University of Indiana

2:00 – 2:15 pm

Quality Improvement Project Presentation

Jennifer Sun MD, PhD- University of Pennsylvania/CHOP

2:15 – 2:30 pm

Resident Case Presentation

Gabriel Solorzano, MD- Albany Medical Center

2:30 – 2:45 pm

Medical Student Case Presentation

Christine Lopez- Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai 

2:45 – 3:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

  • Mind the Gap- A NMPRA Conference Game: Max Deng, MD

Location: National Ballroom

  • Applying for Fellowship as a Med-Peds Applicant Panel: Maria Siow, MD; Juhi Ramchandani, MD; Stephanie Lee, MD 

Location: Ashlawn South

  • Leadership Workshop: Lawrence Rolle, MD 

Location: Woodlawn

3:15 – 3:30 pm


NMPRA Plenary Series

3:30 – 4:15 pm

CAPT Julie Erb-Alvarez

Captain in US Public Health Service Commissioned Corp (PHS), Chief of Patient Engagement and Recruitment in Intramural Research at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

4:20 – 5:00 pm

Breaking the Glass Ceiling Panel

  • Moderator: Amara Davidson, MD
  • Capt Julie Erb-Alvarez
  • Witza Seide, MD- Commander of PHS; Deployment Medical Officer in the Office of the Surgeon General
  • Omoye Imoisili, MD- Commander of PHS; Medical Officer for CDC within National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
  • Tobenna Ubu, MD- Chief Diversity Officer for GME in the Department of IM at University of Miami
  • Lorenzo Gonzalez, MD- President of the Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR)

5:05 – 5:45 pm

Annie Andrews, MD

Founder of Their Future. Our Vote.

5:50 – 6:30 pm

Advocating for Quality Transitions of Care Between Pediatric and Adult Care: My Story

Patience White, MD Founder of GotTransition

Poster Session, Keynote, and Award Ceremony

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Poster Session (Location: 1400 North)

Exhibit Hall (Location: Vista Terrace)

7:30 – 8:15 pm


Keynote: Ryan Buchholz, MD- Deputy CMO and Chief Quality Officer of Unity Health

8:20 – 8:30 pm

Updates from our Partner Organizations: AAP-SOMP, MPPDA, and AMPP

8:30 – 9:00 pm

Awards and Closing Remarks

9:30 pm 

Karaoke After Party at Recessions DC


Sunday October 22, 2023



9:00 – 10:30 am

Morning Sign Out: NMPRA-Sponsored Networking Activity for Med Students

Arlene Ho, MD

NMPRA Conference Schedule 2023- PDF