Towards Global Health Equity: Educating for Action

A Symposium hosted by Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart & the Network of the Sacred Heart Schools

Miami, Florida April 12-14, 2018

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM – AT-A-GLANCE

Thursday, April 12

Sacred Heart Network Schools’ Attendees Only

Please plan to arrive in Miami no later than 3 pm

  • 4:00 pm Registration and Check-in, Convocation Center, Carrollton Barat Campus
  • 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Welcome and Dinner, Beniost Room at Carrollton
    • Mr. Olen Kalkus, Head of School, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart

All Attendees

  • 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm “Bending the Arc”
    • A 2017 award winning documentary film which tells the story of Partners in Health and the ways in which a small group of doctors and activists successfully fight to bring modern healthcare to the poorest people in the world.
  • 8:45 pm – 9:30 pm “In the Face of Structural Violence, How Does One Respond?”
    • A discussion and response by Dr. Paul Farmer and Sr. Suzanne Cooke, RSCJ

Friday, April 13

  • 6:30 am – 7:30 am Breakfast at hotel or Grove restaurants
  • 7:30 am – 8:00 am Mass in the chapel or Yoga/meditation on Biscayne Bay at Carrollton, Barat Campus (optional)
  • 8:30 am Opening Keynote Address, in Convocation Center, Barat Campus
    • Paul Farmer, MD, PhD
    • Kolokotrones University Professor, Harvard University
    • Co-Founder, Partners in Health
  • 9:30 am – 9:55 am Break – Coffee, drinks and snacks in the Loggia, Barry Building

10:00 am – 10:45 am – Breakout Session 1

11:00 am – 11:45 am – Break Out Session 2

  • 12:00 pm Lunch pick-up in the Loggia and enjoy in the Piazza, Barat Campus

  • 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm – Breakout Session 3

    2:00 pm – 2:45 pm – Breakout Session 4


    • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Panel Discussion – “Making a Difference: Career Paths in Global Health Equity Field” in Founder’s Library, Barat Campus

      Moderator: Jennie Weiss Block, OP – Chief Advisor to Dr. Paul Farmer

      • Erin Kobetz, PhD, M.P.H.: Tenured Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Public Health Sciences, Biochemistry, and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine.
      • Antonia Eyssellenne, MD, PhD, Program Director of the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
      • Patricia Farrell Burns, Executive Director of Mary’s Meals
      • Abbey Marks Gardner, Senior Adviser, Aid Delivery Support Initiative
    • 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Break – Coffee, drinks and snacks in the Loggia, Barat Campus
    • 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Keynote: Jonny Dorsey, ‘03 – Director, Innovation and Policy, Emerson Collective
    • 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Closing Remarks – Sr. Suzanne Cooke, RSCJ, Head of the Conference of Sacred Heart Education in Founder’s Library, Barat Campus
    • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Closing Reception in the Loggia, Barat Campus

    Saturday, April 14

    • 8:30 am – 9:30 am Breakfast at hotel or Grove restaurants and checkout if needed

    Sacred Heart Network Schools’ Attendees Only

    • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Yoga by the Bay – Hosted at Carrollton, Barat Campus