Main Stage Sessions

Get inspired at main stage sessions featuring influencers in the medical community.

2019 AAFP FMX | September 24-28, 2019
Pennsylvania Convention Center | Philadelphia, PA

Terrace Ballroom

Main Stage Sessions


Main Stage Speakers

Wednesday, September 25

3-4:30 p.m.

Anita Ravi, MD, MPH, MSHP, FAAFP

A special member perspective

Teeing up this year’s theme, Love Your Why, AAFP member Anita Ravi, MD, will share what led her to pursue family medicine before introducing keynote, Michael Eisner. As co-founder of the PurpLE (Purpose: Listen and Engage) Health Foundation, Ravi is focused on providing long-term medical care to individuals who suffered from human trafficking and other forms of trauma. ​ 

Michael Eisner

Former Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company
Founder and CEO, The Tornante Company, LLC

Against the backdrop of the 2019 FMX theme, Love Your Why, Michael Eisner will share what’s always driven him to be someone who loves what he does. Known as one of the most accomplished entertainment executives of all times, Eisner transformed the Walt Disney Company into an entertainment industry giant—expanding Disney’s consumer products and theme park businesses. During his 21-year tenure, Eisner quickly proved that blending the power of ideas, innovative vision, and creative risks was a magical combination. 

Thursday, September 26

3:15-4:45 p.m.

Lily Peng, MD, PhD

Product Manager, Google AI Healthcare Team
Mountain View, California

Dr. Peng is a physician-scientist and product manager for Google AI Healthcare. She and her team focus on applying deep learning to medical data, especially medical imaging. Some of her team’s recent work includes building models to detect diabetic retinopathy at physician-level accuracy, predicting cardiovascular health factors from retinal images, and detecting breast cancer metastasis from histopathology slides. Before working at Google, Dr. Peng was a product manager at Doximity, the “LinkedIn for physicians.” She is a co-founder of Nano Precision Medical (NPM), a medical device start-up that has developed a small implantable drug delivery device. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree with honors and distinction in chemical engineering from Stanford University, California. She then earned a doctorate in bioengineering and a medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. 

Punit Soni

Co-founder/CEO, Suki
Redwood City, California

Soni is the co-founder and CEO of Suki, a start-up that is using machine learning and voice to build an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered digital assistant. Currently, he is leading a team of practicing surgeons, engineers, and other health care professionals to create innovative solutions to improve health care and eliminate physician burnout. Suki recently gained recognition as the Best New Start-up( in Rock Health’s Top 50 in Digital Health for 2019.

Prior to starting Suki, Soni was Chief Product Officer of Flipkart, a $15 billion Indian e-commerce company. He also previously worked at Google in positions including Vice President of Product Management for Motorola Mobility; Lead Product Manager for Google+ Mobile and Google Mobile Apps; and Product Manager for News, News Archive, and Search. His background also includes start-up experience in the enterprise software space. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Wyoming, Laramie.

Friday, September 27

8:30-10 a.m.

Frank J. Domino, MD

Professor and Pre-Doctoral Education Director, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester

Dr. Domino is a Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at UMass Medical School, Worcester, and presents nationally for the AAFP. His areas of interest include ways to make evidence-based medicine accessible, medical ethics, and the use of technology in clinical practice. He is the editor-in-chief of The 5-Minute Clinical Consult; editor of a weekly evidence-based practice update blog(, which reviews clinically relevant articles; host of the "Frankly Speaking about Family Medicine" podcast; and co-author and co-editor of the Epocrates Lab database. Dr. Domino is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed his residency at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, New Jersey, where he was the chief resident.