Tuesday, July 25

Continental Breakfast for all Attendees / Committee Meetings


Session 6: Science & Technology

8:00am – 9:30am CEU’s: 0.05 Art & 0.1 Biomedical

Common Anatomical Mistakes in Cardiac Anatomy

Marios Loukas As scientists we rely on nomenclature of structures to aid in their description, particularly their orientation in respect to their surroundings. With exception of the heart, organs and structures in the human body are described relative to...

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Scanning of Historical Anatomical Wax Models

Semay Johnston//Ashley Peterson During the 17th and 18th centuries, anatomists performed cadaver dissections that were faithfully reproduced by skilled wax modelers, creating some of the first three-dimensional anatomical models. Highly detailed and accurate, both in...

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Meet the Speakers & Coffee Break

9:30am – 10:00am

Session 7: Mind Your Business

CEU’s: 0.1 Business

Like it, Or Not: Social Media Marketing A to Z

Jennifer E. Fairman, CMI, FAMI This presentation is a fusion of Jeni’s two favorite teaching topics: small business and the web. Since the advent of the World Wide Web, websites have become more robust, interactive, and social. Add to that the everyday use of mobile...

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Creating a SPARK : Our World in 5 Easy Pieces

Betsy Palay // Tami Tolpa Medical illustrators know that pictures are indispensable tools for the successful communication of science, and we’ve dedicated our professional lives to this work. Yet, worldwide, scientists themselves, people who often have little...

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Session 8: Lightning Talks – Fast & Furious!

CEU’s: 0.025 Art & 0.025 Business

Medical Illustrators as Translators

Sam Spaeth Another space is emerging for medical illustrators. Sam Spaeth will expand on the role of medical illustrators as translators. In this present reality of competing information, the value of medical illustrators as translators of science, art, and technology...

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MedLegal MVPs

Annie Gough: We are familiar with the MVP, a title awarded to the Most Valuable Player in a winning game. In the medical legal industry, we create MVP illustrations that win courtroom arguments and settle complex cases. Annie Gough will be speaking about a different...

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Adding a Pen and Sketchbook to Your EDC (Every Day Carry)

Andrew Swift Operating on the assumption that the work-life of many creative professionals does not provide a satisfying artistic outlet, the speaker proposes a few basic strategies and tools for incorporating field sketching into one’s daily routine. Suggestions will...

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Meet the Speakers & Network

11:30am – 12:00noon

Lunch on Your Own

12:00noon – 1:30pm

Tech Showcase

1:30pm – 5:30pm

Coffee Break

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Concurrent Sessions:

Concurrent C: Communicating for Life

Zina Deretsky CEUs: 0.01 Biomedical The last seven years of Zina’s life have been devoted largely to learning everything about kidney transplants. She’s learned how to interact with transplant centers, doctors, nurses, support groups, and potential donors...

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Awards Banquet

7:30pm – 9:30pm