Saturday, July 21
Continental Breakfast for all Attendees / New BOG Meeting
Session 10: Muriel McLatchie Lecture
8:00am – 9:00am CEU’s: 0.1 Art
Katrina van Grouw – In 1987 artist and ornithologist Katrina van Grouw decided to create an illustrated book about bird anatomy—and spent the next quarter century seeing it through to publication. The experience diverted her life along a new trajectory, combining art...read more
Session 11: Animation & Video
9:00am – 10:30am CEU’s: 0.033 Business & 0.1 Art
Ruth Chang – Although visually stunning and rich in information, many of the currently available medical animations use a communication strategy that is explicit and direct, broken down into steps to highlight a process or pathology. While didactically effective, the...read more
Debbie Irwin – This presentation is designed to inform and instruct medical illustrators involved in the development and production of medical/surgical/anatomical/cellular animations and videos about the value of using professional voiceover artists in their...read more
Peg Gerrity, CMI – This talk will showcase how to easily animate the layers of your archival stock or custom Photoshop images. We'll briefly describe the following programs of the Adobe Creative Suite and give examples of how together, they are used to convert 2D...read more
Jeff Day – Video is the fastest growing media shared online today. But can we use it effectively to spread health messages and point consumers to trusted health resources? This is the first year that MedlinePlus is experimenting with online explainer videos in an...read more
Visual Knowledge Building and Translation of Volumetric Radiographic Imagery for Dynamic 3D Medical Legal Visualization
Amanda Miller – VT Scholar Presentation (5 Minutes) This visual research project is designed to support medical expert witness testimony and provide a judge and jury with an engaging, didactic, knowledge building experience to assist them in visualizing...read more
Nati Chen // Chelsea Canlas // Patricia Nguyen – VT Scholar Presentation (5 Minutes) Kinundrum is an e-learning web application designed as a supplementary resource for an undergraduate kinesiology anatomy course. Students work through lower limb biomechanics case...read more
Meet the Speakers & Coffee Break
Session 12: Anatomy & Science
10:45am – 12:15pm CEU’s: 0.15 Biomed
Jennifer Luz, MD – As an introduction to the new field of musculoskeletal ultrasound from a physiatry and sports medicine perspective, this presentation intends to introduce the learner to common terminology to describe ultrasound images and common musculoskeletal...read more
Scott Chimileski, PhD – Bacteria and other microbial species have a bad reputation among the general public. Much of the history of microbiology has focused attention on species that cause disease – leading to major advances in medicine, but typecasting microbes as...read more
Gili Naveh, DMD, PhD – The structure of many tissues is established from 2D imaging techniques, mostly histological sections. These methods often provide sufficient resolution however, a thorough comprehension of the 3D structure is mostly impossible. Today many new...read more
Ruixuan Gao, PhD – Conventional fluorescence microscopy suffers from tradeoffs between resolution, imaging speed and photobleaching. In this presentation, I will focus on a new imaging strategy for scalable, nanoscopic interrogation of tissues as well as its...read more
Lauren Rakes – VT Scholar Presentation (10 Minutes) Infants born with underdeveloped mandibles (“micrognathia”) face risk of injury when anesthesia is required, due to a hypoplastic mandible, posteriorly displaced tongue, and other facial anomalies that ultimately...read more
Meet the Speakers & Network
AMI Sponsored Lunch
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Concurrent D CEU’s: 0.1 Art
Concurrent E CEU’s: 0.1 Business
Grace Hsu // Jacqueline Mason // Emily Shaw – Simulation-based education (SBE) helps to improve patient outcomes and lower healthcare cost through training of medical professionals. Recent initiatives seek to enhance simulation-based education by combining established...read more
Joanne Haderer Müller (Moderator) // Thomas Brown // Levent Efe // Annie Gough // Stephen Mader – This moderator-led business panel session will offer attendees an opportunity to hear from experienced practitioners and diverse business owners in our field of...read more
Meet the Speakers + Coffee Break
Session 13: Software & Tools
3:30pm – 5:00pm CEU’s: 0.15 Art
Kristen Browne – Medical and scientific communications professionals are increasingly utilizing animation, gaming platforms, and augmented/virtual reality to engage with their audiences. The NLM 3D project aims to capture and translate the wealth of high resolution 3D...
Jodie Jenkinson // Michael Corrin – Among the greatest research challenges of the 21st century, is the ability to understand and make use of the vast amounts of experimental, simulated, and observational data generated from a multitude of sources. As medical...
Amanda Behr // Shawn McLeod – Medical models have a long history of success in simulation and informed patient consent. More recently, digital design techniques allow production of models based upon patient anatomy or specific customized need. 3D design and printing...
Ali Ennis – In our digital age, engaging learners through online content can be challenging. By using multimedia learning principles, medical illustrators and other health science professors can more effectively deliver their content, so their audience can learn...
Natalie Yoshioka – VT Scholar Presentation (5 Minutes) I developed a web-based, interactive timeline on body cavity partitioning to allow users to discover key developmental landmarks of both normal and abnormal embryonic development. Body cavity partitioning was...
Meet the Speakers + Network
Vesalius Trust 30th Anniversary and Bon Voyage Event
Saturday, July 21, 5 pm – 7 pm; Grand Ballroom F-H, Fourth Floor
Join your friends and celebrate 30 years of supporting excellence in health science visual communications. This year’s FREE event will have plenty of fun activities:
- A “Fantastic Beasts of the VT” cartooning competition featuring the stars of the “Insane Comics”
- Live music, Fenway Park appetizers
- Cash bar
- A new member trivia contest with prizes and of course…
- The 30th annual live auction.
This event is graciously supported by the Barrow Neurological Institute and the AMI.