Physicians of the Future Summit—Region 1

Annually, the Medical Student Section regions host Physicians of the Future Summits which allow for educational programs and further discussion on policy development relevant to each region and its membership. In 2021 the region summits will be held virtually during the month of January.

Summits joint session

All regions will convene for a joint session on Jan. 23 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Central, which will be followed by the separate region summits. Visit the summits main page for more information.

Region 1 topics

Topics and activities to be addressed at the summit include:

  • Panel on health equity
  • Social networking time


Download the agenda (PDF) for information on the session topics and speakers.


Registration is now closed for the Physicians of the Future Summit—Region 1.

Additional Physicians of the Future Summits

Visit the other region summit pages for details of their events.


Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021

2:30 pm - 2:40 pm

Vinita Shivakumar, chair, MSS Region 1, Stanford University School of Medicine; Alysa Edwards, vice chair, MSS Region 1, University of Colorado School of Medicine

2:40 pm - 3:30 pm
Panel on health equity

P.J. Parmar, MD, family medicine, founder, Ardas Family Medicine & Mango House; Sharon Meieran, MD, emergency medicine, Multnomah County Commissioner; Rohan Khazanchi, student member, Council on Medical Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Region 1 social