Moderators
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    Fellow in Cardiovascular Disease at Univ of Miami, Former Chief Resident at Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai West

    Adedapo Iluyomade, known as Dapo, is a native of Nigeria and raised in Maryland, the eldest of four children. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Marketing from Emory University, then a Doctor of Medicine degree at American University of Antigua, where he graduated cum laude. His dual interests in Medicine and Business led him to pursue a Masters of Business Administration degree in Healthcare Administration, while simultaneously completing medical school.

    He then completed an Internal Medicine internship and residency at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West Hospitals in New York City. After his chief residency year, he will pursue a fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at the University of Miami, with a focus on disease prevention and outcomes research.

    His interests are preventive cardiology, electrophysiology and both healthcare policy and advocacy. He continues to work on projects with the National Coalition on Healthcare, as well as the Cardiovascular Research Foundation.

    Extracurricular interests include graphic design, basketball, football, track & field, binge watching TV series' and foreign travel excursions.

  • Ravi is a fourth-year medical student at Columbia University interested in medical culture and quality improvement. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Medical Review, a platform for rigorous scholarly discussion on social issues in medicine and for thought-leaders to discuss action-oriented agendas targeted at medicine's future challenges. He also serves on the steering committee of Columbia's Nutrition and Healthy Living curriculum thread and he works with NewYork-Presbyterian's Value Institute on high-value care projects.

    • General Surgery
    • Quality Improvement
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Surgical Education
    • general surgery
    Thoracic Surgery Fellow at Emory University

    Rachel Medbery is currently a PGY-8 in her first year of Thoracic Surgery Fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.  She completed her MD at Emory University School of Medicine where she graduated both AOA and cum laude.  She stayed at Emory for her General Surgery Residency which she completed in June of 2016.  During residency, she completed a 2-year research fellowship specialized in Quality and Outcomes, during which she published numerous papers in both general and thoracic surgery literature as well as presented multiple projects at national meetings.  She also became highly involved with the Quality In-Training Initiative through the American College of Surgeons and continues to remain on their advisory board.  After completing fellowship, Rachel aspires to create a career in academic Thoracic Surgery with a focus on quality improvement and surgical education. 

  • Byron Crowe is a 4th year medical student at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia pursuing residency in internal medicine. His interest in quality improvement and health systems redesign began prior to medical school when he spent nearly two years at Emory Healthcare as a direct report to the Chief Quality and Medical Officer. In this role, he received advanced training on QI theory and methods through Emory's intensive Quality Academy, facilitated QI projects from the unit to the enterprise level and assisted with the rollout of Emory’s accountable care organization. Upon entering medical school, he began working closely with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School, the largest student-led QI and patient safety interest group worldwide. He served as president of the Emory IHI Open School chapter for two years and founded the chapter’s Diabetes Improvement Team. Additionally, he is IHI Open School Regional Leader for the Southeast United States where he oversees the growth and development of 49 active chapters. In his free time, he enjoys triathlon and volunteering with the High Museum of Art. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia where he majored in biochemistry and history.