Frankie Abralind is executive director of Poets In Residence, a nonprofit that promotes good listening to support patient safety, nursing resilience, and physician wellbeing. Previously, Frankie served as the lead designer for the Innovation Hub at Sibley Memorial Hospital, where he worked on improving the healthcare experience for patients, staff, and visitors.
Frankie studied design at Cornell University and earned his MBA from the University of Maryland. He’s also a game inventor; his creativity game BrainSpin helps teach empathy and is available in game stores all across the country. Frankie lives with his wife and six typewriters in Washington, D.C.