News and Events


Congratulations to Drs. Brooke Ellison, Xiaojun Bi, Mikhail Gouzman, and Kimberly Noel!  Their application entitled “Next Generation Orally-Activated Multi-Modal Assistive Technologies for People with Severe Disabilities” has been selected for a Spring 2020 Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) Seed Grant in the amount of $55,000. Best of luck on this research project!

Pre-publication: New Cross-Continuum Competencies in Telehealth

The AAMC and its Telehealth Advisory Committee have developed telehealth competencies across the continuum of UME, GME, and CME with input from a broad range of stakeholders. The competencies are intended to guide educators developing curricula as well as students learning to practice and professionals continuing their development. Upon formal publication, they will be included in the New & Emerging Areas in Medicine Series. If you have questions, please contact

Dr. Kimberly Noel featured in AAMC news.  Click here to read.





November 16-18, 2020
Learn Serve Lead: the AAMC Annual Meeting

Learn Serve Lead brings together diverse communities within medical education, patient care, and research so that academic medicine professionals may learn from one another, find common ground, and build organizational capacity.  Click here for more information and to register for the meeting

July 23 - 24, 2020
Health IMPACT Summer Forum: "From Resilience to Radical Change" 
Virtual Conference in partnership with Google

Join prominent leaders in digital health to learn how to rebuild a better, stronger and more equitable healthcare system. Stony Brook Telehealth Director and Deputy Chief Medical Information Officer, Kimberly Noel, MD, MPH, is a panelist for the "Innovating with Virtual Medicine to Reach Patients Where They Are" session on Friday. The event is free to hospitals, health plans and pharma executives. For more information, an agenda, full roster of speakers, and to register, click here.  


The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) is hosting free webinars:

CMS Patient Access and Interoperability and ONC 21st Century Cures Act
Wednesday, October 28th
3-4:30pm ET
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Join us as we talk with Elise Anthony, Executive Director of Policy for ONC, Denise St. Clair, Senior Policy Analyst for CMS, and Ryan Howells, Principal at Leavitt Partners about the ONC and CMS interoperability final rules that will affect providers, plans, telemedicine companies, patients, and others across the industry.

Telehealth Bootcamp Series Part 3 - "Preparing to Scale"
Thursday, November 12th
1-2:30pm ET

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Learn from our experts as they discuss the workflows and strategies to help scale a practice across multiple providers, the important metrics you should be tracking, and the training to pull it all together.

Telehealth Monthly Policy Update & Preview of EDGE2020
Thursday, November 19th
1-2:00pm ET

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Get the latest federal and state telehealth policy updates from Kyle Zebley, Director of Public Policy, and our colleagues Megan Herber and Sarah-Lloyd Stevenson from Faegre Drinker. Plus, we’re mixing it up a bit for this year’s EDGE event, and we’ll be sharing a preview of what we’re planning! 

Tuesdays - January 12th through February 2, 2021
Click here to learn more about EDGE2020

EDGE2020 will convene thought leaders, policymakers, and pundits to discuss post-election perspectives, explore the implications for telehealth, and highlight the modalities that can bridge the gap for vulnerable populations, rural communities, and deliver quality care when and where it’s needed.

Mark your calendar – Registration opens soon!