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InSight Initiative Fall Forum 2020
Detailed Program

Equitable Access to Knowledge

Fall Forum Program Links

Program Schedule

Thursday, October 29 Session Speakers/Panelists/Information
11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m., eastern Welcome & Opening Session John Gallagher, Chair, MLA InSight Initiative Steering Committee
Kevin Baliozian, MLA
Daniel J. Doody, Summit Facilitator
11:30 a.m.–11:50 a.m., eastern
Small-group introductions

Greeting and introductions

What do you hope to get out of the forum?

11:50 a.m.–noon, eastern Break  
noon–1:00 p.m., eastern
Keynote Address with Q&A

Harlan Krumholz, Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University

30 minutes for address; 30 minutes for Q&A
1:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m., eastern Small-group discussion Discussion of key points related to theme
1:45 p.m.–2:00 p.m., eastern Small-group reports Brief report from one of the coleaders of each small group
2:00 p.m., eastern Adjournment  


Friday, October 30 Session Speakers/Panelists/Information
2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m., eastern

Brief recap of day 1

Panel Discussion with Q&A

Daniel J. Doody, Summit Facilitator
Richard Gallagher, President and E-iC, Annual Reviews, Moderator
Kristi Holmes, Director, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Steven Inchcoombe, Chief Publishing and Solutions Office, Springer Nature
Heather Joseph, Executive Director, SPARC

Expert panel rolling interviews covering major topics related to the theme.

30 minutes for interviews; 15 minutes for Q&A

2:50 p.m.–3:00 p.m. eastern Break  
3:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. eastern
Small-group discussion Discussion of key points raised by panelists
3:45 p.m.–4:00 p.m. eastern
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. eastern
Small-group discussion & reports

Brief report from one of the coleaders of each small group (15 minutes)

Discussion to identify vexing problem or transformational opportunity and 2–3 outcomes (35 minutes)

Brief report from one of the coleaders of each small group

Summary from Steering Committee/facilitators (10 minutes)

5:00 p.m. eastern


Keynote Speaker

“medRxiv: Preprints Coming to Medicine”

Harlan KrumholzHarlan Krumholz, is a cardiologist and scientist at Yale University and Yale New Haven Hospital. He is the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). He is a leading expert in the science to improve the quality and efficiency of care, reduce disparities, improve integrity in medical research, and avoid wasteful practices.

Dr. Krumholz has been honored by membership in the National Academy of Medicine, the Association of American Physicians, and the American Society for Clinical Investigation. He was named a Distinguished Scientist of the American Heart Association and received their Clinical Research Prize. He founded the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Council and their annual conference. He was the founding editor of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes; founding editor of CardioExchange, a social media site of the publisher of the New England Journal of Medicine; and a founding Governor of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. He served as a member of the Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Krumholz received the Friendship Award from the People’s Republic of China in recognition of his collaborative efforts to develop a national cardiovascular research network and was named by the Chinese Society of Cardiology as a Top-10 Distinguished International Cardiologist for his contributions to the development of cardiovascular medicine in China.

Recent efforts are focused on harnessing the digital transformation in health care to accelerate knowledge generation and facilitate the delivery of care aligned with each patient’s needs and preferences. Dr. Krumholz leads the Yale University Open Data Access (YODA) Project, designed to increase access to clinical research data and promote their use to generate new knowledge. He is a cofounder of HugoHealth, a patient-centric platform to engage people as partners in research and facilitate the secure movement of digital health data. He is also a cofounder of medRxiv, a nonprofit preprint server for the medical and health sciences, and cofounder of Refactor Health, an enterprise health care artificial intelligence (AI)–augmented data management company.

Before joining the Yale faculty in 1992, Dr. Krumholz received a bachelor’s of science in biology from Yale, a medical degree (MD) from Harvard Medical School, and a master’s in health policy and management (SM) from the Harvard University School of Public Health. At Yale, he directed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program from 1996–2017 and serves as director emeritus of the National Clinician Scholars Program. He was a founding faculty codirector of the Yale Center for Research Computing. Dr. Krumholz has published more than 1,000 articles and 3 books, and has an h-index of almost 200.


Kristi HolmesKristi Holmes, is the director of the Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center at Northwestern University. In her role at Galter and through her research, she works to forge strong partnerships and open workflows that facilitate access and use of data and knowledge by all. As associate director of NUCATS for Evaluation, she has developed a robust assessment infrastructure for the campus leveraged by programs, centers and institutes. She leads several evaluation and continuous improvement efforts and maintains a keen focus on meaningful impact.


Steven InchcoombeSteven Inchcoombe read Physics at Merton College, Oxford, and qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC. From 1990 to 2000, Inchcoombe was at Interactive Data Corporation, where he ultimately became responsible for strategy, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and the Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, and during this period the business became listed on NASDAQ. He then moved on to board positions with the Financial Times Group, including UK Publisher of the Financial Times, and Managing Director of Inchcoombe joined the Macmillan Board in 2006. From 2007 to 2013, he led the Nature Publishing Group (NPG), and in 2013 became chief executive officer of Macmillan’s Science and Scholarly division, comprising NPG, Scientific American and Palgrave Macmillan. Following the creation of Springer Nature in May 2015, he was appointed managing director of its Nature Research Group and most recently promoted to chief publishing officer for Springer Nature in March 2016.


Heather JosephHeather Joseph serves as SPARC’s executive director, leading the strategic and operational activities of the organization. She has focused SPARC’s efforts on supporting new models for the open sharing of digital articles, data, and educational resources. Under her stewardship, SPARC has become widely recognized as the leading international force for effective open access policies and practices. A firm believer in collective action, she has bolstered SPARC’s mission through the development and leadership of effective coalitions. She convenes the Alliance for Taxpayer Access and the Open Access Working Group, broad coalitions of university, library, advocacy, and consumer groups that serve as leading voices on US open access policies, including the landmark National Institutes of Health (NIH) public access policy and a White House directive.

Panel Moderator

Richard GallagherRichard Gallagher is president and editor-in-chief of Annual Reviews, a Palo Alto, California-based nonprofit publisher that specializes in the synthesis and integration of knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society. Richard has a doctorate (PhD) in cell biology from Glasgow University, Scotland, and spent ten years in research, five as Wellcome Trust Lecturer in Immunology at Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland. He was office head and senior editor for the Europe Office of Science and chief biology editor of Nature. He joined Annual Reviews in 2015.


Participant Roster

You may download the Fall Forum participant roster, as of 10/27/20, in PDF.

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