To all of our speakers and everyone who helped us make our first event a success.
Poster for IMPACT's virtual rally on November 7 20201

Virtual Event Speakers

2pm

Introductions: IMPACT In Healthcare Founders – Abby, Laura, and Violet

2:15pm

Anthony, EMS@anthonyalmojera

Anthony is a graduate of Brooklyn College with a BA in political science. He has been an EMT, medical transporter, and became a paramedic. He has been a union delegate since 2006. Anthony was promoted to lieutenant in 2014. Anthony also ran for VP of the FDNY EMS officers union, and recently won re-election.
Anthony knows firsthand how huge insurance, wage gaps, and lack of funding have negatively impacted not only the patients but the overall healthcare industry. He believes it's time for all facets of the patient survival chain to unite to work towards guaranteeing healthcare for all and acceptable working conditions for those that provide it.

2:30pm

IM vs EM Part One- The Doctors
2:30 PM

The showdown you have been waiting for. Do you hate or love IVs in the AC? Did that patient actually poop in the elevator? Is the ED required to give report? And why does no one answer the phone upstairs? ⁣

4pm

Sarah, RN@shesinscrubs

Sarah is an RN in a busy hospital in Florida specializing in adult progressive care. She is a fierce advocate with an interest in income equality, racial justice, mental health, and patient advocacy.

Sarah is a successful blogger and content creator. She is also certified dual role interpreter fluent in Spanish and English.

4:30pm

Harrison, PA@harrisonreedpa

Harrison, MMSc, PA-C, is a physician assistant, educator, and researcher. He graduated from Yale PA program and now practices critical care medicine and is an assistant professor at George Washington University and is a clinical editor for JAAPA.

Harrison regularly writes and lectures about the effects of toxic workplace environments on healthcare delivery and patient care.

Big Brother, Big Sisterhttps://bbbsnca.org

5pm

Sabine PT, DPT@sabineconnors_

Sabine is a full-time DPT splitting her time between school-based pediatrics, out-patient ortho, and acute care.

Sabine is invested in promoting conservative and preventative care to all populations and educating other healthcare professionals on a Physical Therapist's surprisingly wide scope of practice.

5:30pm

William, PharmD@ghanaboy_pharmd

Dr. Willam is a hospital pharmacist with an interest in patient advocacy, pain management, sickle cell disease, community pharmacy, responsible opioid usage, and the opioid crisis.

He is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s in biomedical sciences and a Doctor of Pharmacy in 2017. He currently practices as a clinical pharmacist in Florida.

Debriefing the Front Lines Inc. https://debriefingthefrontlinesinc.org/

6pm

IM vs EM Part Two: The Nurses

The conclusion of the showdown you have been waiting for. Do you hate or love IVs in the AC? Did that patient actually poop in the elevator? Is the ED required to give report? And why does no one answer the phone upstairs? ⁣

7pm

Shirlene, MD@ShirlyWhirlMD

Shirlene MD, is the creator of the brand "ShirlyWhirl", A popular comic highlighting medicine and residency. She is a Ghanaian-American cardiology fellow, cartoonist, and writer. Her debut novel, "On Rotation" is slated for publication in Summer 2022.

She has been featured in the Lancet, in Axios, UChicago, magazine and more.

7:30pm

Conclusion: IMPACT In Healthcare Founders – Abby, Laura, and Violet


Shirlene • MD @ShirlyWhirlMD
Sarah • RN @ShesInScrubs
Michael • DO @bedsideroundz
Anthony • EMS @anthonyalmojera
Rick • RT @RT_Rick
William • PharmD @ghanaboy_pharmd
Harrison • PA @HarrisonReedPA
Sabine • PT @SabineConnors_
Jim • MD @Doctorwarsgame
Laura • MD & Abby • RN @TheNocturnalNurse


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