Speakers

Laura Bishop, Aneisha Crossbourne, Joy Engblade, Eloise Fourie, John Frandina, Adam Gray, Alexandra Macpherson, Kurt Myers, Lakshmi Naidu, Emma Scott, Kaitlyn Shrake, Alicia Thompson, Daniel Weaver, Daniel Weaver, Megan Wolak

Laura Bishop, MD, FAAP

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Residency Program
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine & Pediatrics
Executive Director, Louisville Lectures
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

Dr. Bishop is an Associate Professor at the University of Louisville in the Departments of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics where she practices as a Med-Peds Hospitalist. She is a graduate of the University of Louisville Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program and relishes her position as the Associate Program Director for the Med-Peds program.

She is passionate about medical education at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She is active in the undergraduate medical school as a facilitator for problem-based learning groups, mentor in the intro to clinical medicine course, builds curriculum surrounding clinical skills and created/piloted clinician-pathologist dyad teaching in the Disease & Therapeutics MS-2 course. In her graduate medical education work, she has expanded clinical learning as well as crafting opportunities to learn about less-often taught topics like communication, bias, business of medicine and transition of care. She has received several teaching awards from residents and students and has completed seminars on Teaching/Active Learning, Care of the LGBTQ Patient, Medical Education Research and the Leadership & Innovation in Academic Medicine program. She is a co-founder of Louisville Lectures (as a resident) and now she serves as Director.

Clinically, her research interests include healthcare equity for patients and medical education equity for learners, managing microaggressions and bridging transitions to/from the hospital in patients with substance use disorders.

Her other interests including nail art, infusing wellness into everyday, trying everything at Trader Joe’s, planning Walt Disney World vacations, keeping her pool from turning into a pit of algae, cooking and entertaining. She and her husband own a comic book and board game store and website and she has a skincare business.

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Aneisha Crossbourne, MD, FHM

Assistant Professor
Med Center Health
Bowling Green, Kentucky

Hospitalist since 2011 at Med Center Health at Bowling Green. She attended medical school at the University of the West Indies Mona graduating in 2002. She went on to complete residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University where she developed a keen interest in palliative care and providing patients with dignity at the end of life. Since the inception of the Internal Medicine residency program in Bowling Green in 2014 she has been a passionate teacher of residents often incorporating many palliative care topics on rounds.

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Joy Engblade, MD, MMM, FACP

Assistant Professor
Division Chief , Internal Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

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Eloise Fourie, DO

Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

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John Frandina, MD

Hospital Medicine
Baptist Health-Lexington
Lexington, KY

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Adam Gray, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Internal Medicine Clerkship Director
Division of Hospital Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Adam Gray earned his MD at Ross University. He completed his internal medicine residency and a chief resident year at the University of Kentucky. He stayed on as a hospitalist. In addition to patient care he enjoys teaching, and he serves as the director for the internal medicine clerkship.

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Alexandra Macpherson, DO

Assistant Professor
Hospital Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

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Kurt Myers, MD

Hospital Medicine, Adults
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

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Lakshmi Naidu, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

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Emma Scott, MD

Hospitalist
Baptist Health-Lexington
Lexington, Kentucky

Emma Scott, MD, graduated medical school from the University of Kentucky. She completed her Internal Medicine - Pediatrics residency and a chief residency in quality and patient safety through the University of Kentucky. She is a hospitalist at Baptist Health-Lexington with interests in patient education, quality improvement, and evidence-based care.

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Kaitlyn Shrake, MD

Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

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Alicia Thompson, DO

GME Fellow
Internal Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

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Daniel Weaver, MD, FACP

Associate Professor
Hospital Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Daniel Weaver attended medical school at University College Cork in Cork, Ireland. After completing a traditional medical/surgical internship in Ireland, he went to the University of Kentucky for his internal medicine residency. During his final year of residency, he participated in the hospital medicine track. He has been a faculty member since 2015 at the University of Kentucky in the Division of Hospital Medicine and is an associate professor. He has been heavily involved in peri-operative medicine and addiction medicine. He helped found the Addiction Consult and Education Service at UK and is board certified in addiction medicine. Additionally, he is the Associate Chief of Consult and Co-management at UK.

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Daniel Weaver, MD, FACP, FASAM

Associate Chief
Division of Hospital Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Dr. Daniel Weaver received his medical degree from University College Cork, in Cork, Ireland. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Kentucky and joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in 2015, where he is now an Associate Professor. In 2018 he helped develop the addiction consult service and education service at the University of Kentucky and is one of the physicians that rotates on that service. Additionally, he an Associate Chief within the Division of Hospital Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine and addiction medicine.

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Megan Wolak, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Division of Hospital Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Dr Megan Wolak graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine residency at the University of Kentucky where she served as chief resident She joined the Division of Hospital Medicine at UK as an academic hospitalist and also serves as an Associate Program Director for the UK Internal Medicine Residency Program enjoying her roles in patient care and student and resident education.

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