TEDMED 2020 Meetups – TEDMED Blog

TEDMED Meetups, uniquely designed conversations, interact all the TEDMED group to share their particular person views and voices to assist enhance humanity’s well being. Learn on to view a number of the particulars of those charming conversations happening at TEDMED 2020.

Meetup 1
Tuesday, March third, 8:00 am- 8:45 am

Local weather and Tradition, A Well being Fairness Dialog
Hosted by RWJF and facilitated by Malik Yakini, an RWJF Well being Fairness Knowledgeable
Audio system: Cheryl Holder, Jyoti Sharma, and Thijs Biersteker
Description: Once we think about human well being, we should think about local weather well being. Whether or not it’s the affect the local weather has on the social determinants of our well being, the depletion of important assets like water attributable to a altering local weather, or how we are able to harness artwork to raised join ourselves to our surroundings, every Speaker on this Meetup has a singular understanding of our connection to local weather and its affect on our well being. Facilitated by Malik Yakinin, a frontrunner of the motion to convey nice fairness to the worldwide meals system, this Meetup will discover how local weather shapes our tradition and impacts our well being.

The Good Life
Hosted by the TEDMED Neighborhood and facilitated by Lucy Kalanithi, TEDMED EAB Member and TEDMED 2016 Speaker
Audio system: Kevin Toolis and Louise Aronson
Description: It’s one of many oldest philosophical questions: What’s the good life? As we confront getting older our bodies and our personal mortality, how will we embrace the sweetness and dynamism of our lives in ways in which improve and develop our well being and wellbeing? Hosted by former TEDMED Speaker and Stanford Medication internist, Lucy Kalanithi, this Meetup will discover how reframing the levels of elderhood and embracing loss of life as a part of life can assist us domesticate the great life.

The Way forward for Well being
Hosted by Deloitte and facilitated by Jennifer Radin, Life Sciences & Well being Care Principal at Deloitte
Audio system: Anupam B. Jena, Michel Maharbiz, and Suchi Saria
Description: Knowledge is throughout us and inside us. With progressive innovation comes new insights to advance well being and medication. This Meetup will discover how pure experiments can reveal essential phenomena in our on a regular basis lives, how tiny ultrasound activated implants can present real-time details about our physiology, and the way machine studying is saving lives in our medical system. Led by Deloitte, this Meetup permits us to marvel what the way forward for well being will appear to be.

Compassionate Care
Hosted by Astellas Oncology and facilitated by Shontelle Dodson, Senior Vice President for Well being Programs at Astellas
Audio system: Lisa Sanders and Shekinah Elmore
Description: When confronted with a troublesome prognosis or dwelling with a severe sickness, we should usually handle a substantial amount of uncertainty. Whether or not it’s serving to to discover a prognosis or guiding us by way of the uncertainty of an surprising well being concern, well being care suppliers and caregivers play an integral position in making certain that sufferers can discover success even of their most unsure moments. Shontelle Dodson, a well being programs chief at Astellas, will information this dialogue concerning the significance of infusing extra compassion into care.

Meetup 2
Tuesday, March third, 11:15 am- 12:00 pm

A Tradition of Well being, A Well being Fairness Dialog
Hosted by RWJF and facilitated by Aletha Maybank, an RWJF Well being Fairness Knowledgeable
Audio system: Joseph Shin, Sandro Galea, and Wanda Irving
Description: How will we create a tradition of well being in asylum settings and inside programs teeming with racism? How will we create a tradition that breeds love and never hate? How will we domesticate a tradition of inclusivity and fairness in healthcare? Aletha Maybank, the American Medical Affiliation’s first Chief Well being Fairness Officer, will lead this dialog about bringing to gentle the darkest elements of our society to be able to be sure that everybody has a good and simply alternative to be as wholesome as potential.

Personalizing Digital Well being
Hosted by Abbott and facilitated by Toni Nosbush, DVP of World Product Growth at Abbott
Hive Innovators: Claire Novorol of Ada Well being; Leah Sparks of Wildflower Well being; and, Jon Bloom of Podimetrics
Description: In the present day’s know-how permits healthcare to be personalised like by no means earlier than. On this Innovator Meetup, dialog will middle across the pattern in digital well being that creates house for tailor-made well being experiences. Whereas these Innovators’ have diverse focuses – starting from household planning, to affected person centered care coordination, and diabetic foot ulcers – the widespread thread is their deal with efficient, dependable, and personalised care experiences. Guided by Toni Nosbush, a frontrunner in world product improvement at Abbott, this Meetup will discover how higher communication between physician and affected person, facilitated by personalised well being instruments, sufferers can obtain tailor-made care to grow to be and keep wholesome.

New Age Diagnostics
Hosted by the TEDMED Neighborhood and facilitated by Laura Indolfi, TEDMED 2016 Hive Innovator
Hive Innovators: Andy Beck of PathAI; Gabe Kwong of Glympse Bio; Niamh O’Hara of Biotia; William Dunbar of Ontera
Description: On this Hive Innovator Meetup, you should have the prospect to study leading edge life science innovation. With as we speak’s scientific developments, new diagnostic fashions have emerged to detect and intercept illness sooner than ever. With AI-powered pathology and diagnostics, a better have a look at the epigenome, and miniaturized organic sensors, these Innovators are reimagining illness diagnostics. Their know-how will form a future wherein sickness could be recognized precisely, rapidly, and reliably each time. TEDMED 2016 Hive Innovator Laura Indolfi will lead this dialog concerning the potentialities of recent age diagnostics.

New Fashions of Psychological Well being Care
Hosted by the TEDMED Neighborhood and facilitated Pat Salber, TEDMED Neighborhood Member
Hive Innovators: April Koh of Spring Well being; Peter Hames of Large Well being; Paula Searcy of Sana Well being
Description: Understanding psychological well being care has grow to be an essential theme of our time. With a gentle rise within the prevalence of psychological well being circumstances, we should leverage new instruments and approaches to maintain individuals wholesome. On this Meetup, Innovators will talk about various fashions of care that work to enhance psychological well being. You’ll study medical gadgets, digital well being merchandise, and programs degree instruments that leverage new know-how to enhance psychological well being circumstances like PTSD, sleep issues, nervousness, despair, and extra. Pat Salber, Editor-in-Chief of The Physician Weighs In, will facilitate this Meetup concerning the potential of recent fashions of psychological well being care to result in personalised, tailor-made, and efficient care we’ve got not seen earlier than.

Meetup 3
Tuesday, March third, 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

A Simply World
Hosted by the TEDMED Neighborhood and facilitated by Pam Belluck, TEDMED EAB Member
Audio system: Homer Venters, Laurie Hallmark, and Yasmin Hurd
Description: From combating the opioid epidemic with nontraditional options, to reworking authorized illustration and advocacy for individuals with severe psychological sickness, to restoring well being justice for incarcerated people, the Audio system on this Meetup are bettering well being for a few of society’s most susceptible populations. Pam Belluck, Pulitzer Prize profitable science author for The New York Instances, will facilitate this dialogue about what it means to create a good and simply world.

Well being Techquity, A Well being Fairness Dialog
Hosted by RWJF and facilitated by Margaret Legal guidelines, an RWJF Well being Fairness Knowledgeable
Hive Innovators: Kevin Quennesson of Braid.Well being; Mercy Asiedu of Calla Well being; Taylor Justice of Unite US
Description: “Techquity” describes using know-how to create a extra equitable world. On this Meetup, Innovators will share how they’re making healthcare extra accessible and equitable by leveraging new-age know-how. From a medical system that empowers ladies to know their cervical well being, to a platform connecting susceptible populations to social service suppliers, and an AI-powered software that makes radiology accessible to all individuals, these Innovators are utilizing know-how to fill main gaps in as we speak’s healthcare system. Margaret Legal guidelines, an RWJF TEDMED 2020 Well being Fairness Knowledgeable and head of HopeLab, will facilitate this dialog about how ‘techquity’ can assist well being grow to be extra equitable, sooner.

The Energy of Medical Data
Hosted by the TEDMED Neighborhood and facilitated by Jeff Karp, TEDMED EAB Member; TEDMED 2014 Speaker
Hive Innovators: Andrew Le of Buoy; Jane van Dis of Maven; Sunny Williams of Tiny Docs
Description: Ought to medical information be reserved for educated professionals, or can it lie with sufferers and communities? The Innovators on this Meetup will converse to the significance of empowering sufferers with medical information that’s correct, dependable, and tailor-made to their distinctive wants. TEDMED 2014 Speaker Jeff Karp will lead this dialog inspecting how medical information could be delivered in numerous kinds–telemedicine, digital communities, AI-powered assistants, and even “caretoons” — all whereas serving the tailor-made wants ladies, youngsters, underserved populations, or your common well being shopper.

Mapping Human Well being
Hosted by the TEDMED Neighborhood and facilitated by Zen Chu, TEDMED Neighborhood Member
Hive Innovators: Andy Blackwell of Eight Billion Minds; Katharine Grabek of Fauna Bio; Nancy Yu of RDMD; Ted Schenkelberg of Human Vaccines Venture
Description: With the rise of know-how, we’ve got the chance to seize well being information like by no means earlier than. On this Meetup, Innovators will reveal the methods wherein information could be mapped, throughout circumstances, to raised perceive, analyze, and reimagine human well being. Zen Chu of MIT’s Hacking Medication Initiative will lead this Meetups about mapping traits round psychological well being, immunity, uncommon ailments, and even animal genomics, and what it means for the way forward for information and human well being.

Meetup 4
Tuesday, March third, 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Youth and Reality, A Well being Fairness Dialog
Hosted by RWJF and facilitated by Kellan Baker, an RWJF Well being Fairness Knowledgeable
Audio system: Anne Marie Albanno, Cheryl King, Francis X. Shen
Description: Coping with nervousness, temper issues, creating brains, sexuality, and social pressures is only one side of the challenges that include the transition from adolescence to younger maturity. How can we higher perceive the creating mind to be able to be sure that all people obtain entry to the remedy and care they require? Facilitated by Kellan Baker, a number one researcher of how reshaping socioeconomic and political determinants of well being can create larger well being fairness for transgender populations and different marginalized teams, this Meetup will deal with how we as a society can finest help our younger adults.

Which means Making and Reminiscence
Hosted by the TEDMED Neighborhood and facilitated by Kafui Dzirasa, TEDMED EAB Member and TEDMED 2017 Speaker
Audio system: Anne Basting, Beatie Wolfe, Frederick Streeter Barrett
Description: French thinker, Rene Descartes’ well-known phrases “I feel, due to this fact I’m” is a robust assertion a couple of sense of consciousness inside ourselves. On this Meetup, we discover our mind as a dynamic and sophisticated organ by evaluating artistic stimuli that result in stunning reactions in sufferers with cognitive impairments and by understanding thoughts altering experiences that enable us to develop and to heal. Led by former TEDMED Speaker, Kafui Dzirasa, this Meetup challenges us to contemplate the which means of life when recollections fade.

The Social Facet of Well being
Hosted by Humana and facilitated by William Shrank, Chief Medical and Company Affairs Officer at Humana
Audio system: Cheryl Holder and Jonathan Gruber
Description: Well being, as we all know, is extra than simply medical. Our well being is impacted by economics, the healthcare system, the atmosphere, and our social environment. Whether or not it’s understanding the affect of a altering local weather on inhabitants well being or structuring our well being programs to make healthcare higher and extra accessible, how we take into consideration the social aspect of healthcare issues. Humana’s Chief Medical and Company Affairs Officer, William Shrank, will information this dialogue.

Belief in Medication
Hosted by the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) and facilitated by USP’s CEO Ron Piervincenzi
Audio system: Heidi Larson, Katherine Eban, and Ralph Nader
Description: All of us deserve medicines that we are able to belief, however globally, many lack entry to high-quality medicines and the well being impacts could be detrimental. On this Meetup, hear from TEDMED Audio system who’re inspecting the circumstances wherein low-cost generic medication are made, are advocating for shopper rights to assist guarantee we’ve got entry to secure medicines, and are working to revive the general public’s belief within the vaccines that assist hold us secure. Facilitated by Ron Piervincenzi, the CEO of the U.S. Pharmacopeia, this dialog will dive into how main thinkers and doers are working to construct and keep belief in medication.

Meetup 5
Wednesday, March 4th, 8:00 am – 8:45 am

Infectious Illness and Innovation
Hosted by the TEDMED Neighborhood and facilitated by Celine Gounder, TEDMED EAB Member
Audio system: Heidi Larson, Leor Weinberger, and Matt Hepburn
Description: What does it take to struggle illness and are we ready for the following pandemic? Infectious illness specialist and TEDMED Editorial Advisory Board member Celine Gounder will lead this Meetup dialog inspecting the programs mandatory to deal with pandemic threats – from world vaccine uptake to the event of novel therapies to deprive infectious illness.

Novel Approaches to Large Issues, A Well being Fairness Dialog
Hosted by RWJF and facilitated by Aletha Maybank, an RWJF Well being Fairness Knowledgeable
Audio system: Cheryl King, Francis X. Shen, and Thomas Abt
Description: Large issues require large options. The audio system on this Meetup are creating and implementing large, novel options to a few of society’s most severe points. From curbing the rising charges of teenybopper suicide, to preventing for justice within the authorized system, to decreasing city violence, these people are dedicated to saving the lives of a few of our most susceptible populations. Aletha Maybank, the AMA’s Chief Well being Fairness Workplace, will information the dialog and assist us to know how fairness performs a key position to find options to those points.

A Imaginative and prescient for a More healthy Future
Hosted by Geisinger and facilitated by Geisinger Management
Audio system: Fred Moll, Gokul Upadhyayula, and Suchi Saria
Description: We dwell in a world the place robotics, bioimaging, and machine studying have gotten more and more widespread phrases. This Meetup will discover the probabilities of regularly rising applied sciences with capabilities to remodel healthcare instruments as we at the moment know them. Geisinger will lead this Meetup dialogue concerning the position of know-how in making a more healthy future.

Science and Storytelling
Hosted by the TEDMED Neighborhood and facilitated by Nadja Oertelt, TEDMED EAB Member and TEDMED 2017 Hive Innovator
Audio system: Amit Choudhary, Michel Maharbiz, Zuberoa Marcos
Description: Whether or not it’s conveying the nuances and implications of a software as highly effective as CRISPR, understanding molecular and physiological states, or harnessing the ability of storytelling in presenting scientific advances to maintain the world shifting ahead, how we inform the story of science is integral to reaching and galvanizing a broad viewers and making the affect wanted to form a more healthy humanity. Nadja Oertelt, TEDMED 2017 Hive Innovator and Co-Founding father of Huge Science, facilitates this dialog about science and storytelling.

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