Medical Training in the Millennial and COVID Era

Medical Training in the Millennial and COVID Era

Sponsored by the Department of Neurology and Brain Sciences and the Healthcare Affinity

Join Dr. Rafael Llinas, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Program Director of the Neurology Residency Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Karissa Arthur, Chief Neurology Resident, as they discuss how the nation’s #1 ranked Department of Neurology is educating and adapting its training to meet the needs and learning styles of current and future generations of neurologists. Tune in to hear how they are preparing young physicians to navigate new patient expectations, the COVID-19 pandemic, and telemedicine, all while providing the highest possible level of medical education and training.

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Dr. Rafael Llinas, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center & Program Director, Neurology Residency Program, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Dr. Rafael Llinas is Professor of Neurology and serves as the Director of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He serves as faculty of JHH stroke team at JHH and JHBMC. His clinical interests include acute stroke treatments, neurovascular imaging. He also serves as the Program Director of the Neurology Residency Program. He was instrumental in establishing the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Stroke Center. In 2005, in recognition of the Stroke Center’s organizational efforts in stroke care, the institution was granted certification as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Dr. Llinas is a member of the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence, an Osler Apprentice Teaching Faculty for Neurology, and a founding faculty of the Johns Hopkins Colleges-Sabin College.

Dr. Llinas primary areas of research interests include diffusion-perfusion imaging of stroke, intravenous and intra-arterial thrombolysis for stroke, education of physicians and nurses in stroke identification and stroke care, stroke units and stroke centers.

Dr. Rafael Llinas received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. He completed a medical internship at the Boston City Hospital and was a neurology resident in the Harvard-Longwood neurology training program. Following his residency, he was a stroke and cerebrovascular disease fellow for two years at Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard University.

Karissa Arthur, Co-Executive Chief Neurology Resident

Karissa Arthur is a PGY-4 neurology resident at Johns Hopkins University. She began her educational journey at Penn State University where she graduated with a 4.0 GPA with a BS in Psychology.  She then attended Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in her hometown of Scranton, PA.  Between her third and fourth year of medical school, she completed a research year at the Laboratory of Neurogenetics at the National Institute of Aging.  Karissa then decided to pursue Neurology training at Johns Hopkins University.  She is currently the co-executive chief resident of the Hopkins neurology residency program, and will be pursuing fellowship in Vascular Neurology next year.  Karissa has a special interest in medical education and patient safety and quality improvement.


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 Event Date
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Start Time: 6:00pm
End Time: 7:00pm

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