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Frankie Abralind

Executive Director, Poets In Residence

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.

Presentation Videos

2020 Sessions

Wednesday, September 25

Session 4 - Presentations Powered by PechaKucha, Part I

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Mayo Civic Center, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

Wednesday, September 25

Break and Meet the Speakers

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Mayo Civic Center, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom