Registration is now open for the 2012 Medical Education Futures Study (MEFS) conference, “Beyond Flexner: Social Mission in Medical Education." This year’s conference is being co-chaired by Gerard Clancy, MD, President, University of Oklahoma-Tulsa; and Fitzhugh Mullan, MD, Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and a Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine. The roster of featured speakers has been recently updated to include a presentation from Barbara Ross Lee, DO, Vice President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of The New York Institute of Technology (NYCOM/NYIT). The conference will be held May 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The purpose of the conference is to bring national attention to schools with strong social mission agendas, create a forum for collaboration and shared innovations among socially accountable medical schools, and legitimize the important role of medical education in addressing health inequities.

For more information on the Beyond Flexner 2012 conference, visit

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March 2012
Vol. 6, No. 3