TEDMED 2020 Meetups

TEDMED Meetups, distinctively designed conversations, engage the whole TEDMED neighborhood to share their private point of views and voices to help improve mankinds health. Continue reading to view some of the details of these captivating conversations occurring at TEDMED 2020.

Meetup 1 Tuesday, March 3rd, 8:00 am- 8:45 am

Climate and Culture, A Health Equity Conversation Hosted by RWJF and helped with by Malik Yakini, an RWJF Health Equity Expert Speakers: Cheryl Holder, Jyoti Sharma, and Thijs Biersteker Description: When we consider human health, we should think about environment health. Whether it is the effect the climate has on the social determinants of our health, the depletion of necessary resources like water caused by an altering climate, or how we can harness art to better link ourselves to our environment, each Speaker in this Meetup has a special understanding of our connection to environment and its impact on our health. Assisted In by Malik Yakinin, a leader of the motion to bring terrific equity to the global food system, this Meetup will check out how climate shapes our culture and impacts our health.

The Good Life Hosted by the TEDMED Community and facilitated by Lucy Kalanithi, TEDMED EAB Member and TEDMED 2016 Speaker Speakers: Kevin Toolis and Louise Aronson Description: Its one of the earliest philosophical concerns: What is the great life? As we face aging bodies and our own death, how do we accept the beauty and dynamism of our lives in manner ins which enhance and expand our health and health and wellbeing? Hosted by former TEDMED Speaker and Stanford Medicine internist, Lucy Kalanithi, this Meetup will explore how reframing the phases of elderhood and embracing death as part of life can assist us cultivate the great life.

Compassionate Care Hosted by Astellas Oncology and facilitated by Shontelle Dodson, Senior Vice President for Health Systems at Astellas Speakers: Lisa Sanders and Shekinah Elmore Description: When confronted with a hard medical diagnosis or dealing with a serious health problem, we must frequently handle a good deal of unpredictability. Whether it is helping to discover a diagnosis or guiding us through the uncertainty of an unanticipated health concern, healthcare suppliers and caretakers play an integral function in ensuring that patients can discover satisfaction even in their most unsure minutes. Shontelle Dodson, a health systems leader at Astellas, will direct this discussion about the value of infusing more empathy into care.

With progressive development comes new insights to advance health and medicine. Led by Deloitte, this Meetup permits us to wonder what the future of health will look like.

Meetup 2 Tuesday, March 3rd, 11:15 am- 12:00 pm

Personalizing Digital Health Hosted by Abbott and facilitated by Toni Nosbush, DVP of Global Product Development at Abbott Hive Innovators: Claire Novorol of Ada Health; Leah Sparks of Wildflower Health; and, Jon Bloom of Podimetrics Description: Todays innovation allows health care to be individualized like never ever previously. In this Innovator Meetup, conversation will focus around the pattern in digital health that produces area for tailored health experiences. While these Innovators have actually varied focuses– ranging from family planning, to client focused care coordination, and diabetic foot ulcers– the common thread is their focus on efficient, reliable, and customized care experiences. Directed by Toni Nosbush, a leader in international product development at Abbott, this Meetup will explore how much better communication in between medical professional and patient, helped with by individualized health tools, clients can get tailored care to become and stay healthy.

New Age Diagnostics Hosted by the TEDMED Community and helped with by Laura Indolfi, TEDMED 2016 Hive Innovator Hive Innovators: Andy Beck of PathAI; Gabe Kwong of Glympse Bio; Niamh OHara of Biotia; William Dunbar of Ontera Description: In this Hive Innovator Meetup, you will have the opportunity to find out about cutting edge life science innovation. With todays clinical advancements, new diagnostic models have emerged to intercept and spot illness faster than ever. With AI-powered pathology and diagnostics, a closer look at the epigenome, and miniaturized biological sensors, these Innovators are reimagining illness diagnostics. Their innovation will shape a future in which health problem can be identified accurately, rapidly, and dependably every time. TEDMED 2016 Hive Innovator Laura Indolfi will lead this conversation about the possibilities of new age diagnostics.

New Models of Mental Health Care Hosted by the TEDMED Community and assisted in Pat Salber, TEDMED Community Member Hive Innovators: April Koh of Spring Health; Peter Hames of Big Health; Paula Searcy of Sana Health Description: Understanding psychological health care has ended up being an essential theme of our time. You will learn about medical devices, digital health items, and systems level tools that take advantage of brand-new technology to enhance psychological health conditions like PTSD, sleep disorders, stress and anxiety, depression, and more.

A Culture of Health, A Health Equity Conversation Hosted by RWJF and facilitated by Aletha Maybank, an RWJF Health Equity Expert Speakers: Joseph Shin, Sandro Galea, and Wanda Irving Description: How do we produce a culture of health in asylum settings and within systems brimming with racism? Aletha Maybank, the American Medical Associations very first Chief Health Equity Officer, will lead this discussion about bringing to light the darkest parts of our society in order to make sure that everyone has a reasonable and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.

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

Health Techquity, A Health Equity Conversation Hosted by RWJF and assisted in by Margaret Laws, an RWJF Health Equity Expert Hive Innovators: Kevin Quennesson of Braid.Health; Mercy Asiedu of Calla Health; Taylor Justice of Unite Us Description: “Techquity” explains making use of technology to create a more fair world. In this Meetup, Innovators will share how they are making healthcare more fair and available by leveraging new-age innovation. From a medical gadget that empowers ladies to comprehend their cervical health, to a platform connecting vulnerable populations to social service providers, and an AI-powered tool that makes radiology available to all individuals, these Innovators are utilizing technology to fill significant gaps in todays healthcare system. Margaret Laws, an RWJF TEDMED 2020 Health Equity Expert and head of HopeLab, will facilitate this conversation about how techquity can help health end up being more fair, much faster.

The Power of Medical Knowledge Hosted by the TEDMED Community 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: Should medical knowledge be booked for experienced experts, or can it lie with clients and neighborhoods? The Innovators in this Meetup will talk to the importance of empowering patients with medical understanding that is accurate, trusted, and customized to their special needs. TEDMED 2014 Speaker Jeff Karp will lead this conversation analyzing how medical knowledge can be provided in different forms– telemedicine, virtual communities, AI-powered assistants, and even “caretoons”– all while serving the customized needs women, children, underserved populations, or your average health customer.

Mapping Human Health Hosted by the TEDMED Community and helped with by Zen Chu, TEDMED Community Member Hive Innovators: Andy Blackwell of Eight Billion Minds; Katharine Grabek of Fauna Bio; Nancy Yu of RDMD; Ted Schenkelberg of Human Vaccines Project Description: With the rise of technology, we have the chance to catch health data like never ever in the past. In this Meetup, Innovators will show the methods which information can be mapped, throughout conditions, to better understand, examine, and reimagine human health. Zen Chu of MITs Hacking Medicine Initiative will lead this Meetups about mapping patterns around mental health, resistance, unusual illness, or perhaps animal genomics, and what it indicates for the future of information and human health.

A Just World Hosted by the TEDMED Community and facilitated by Pam Belluck, TEDMED EAB Member Speakers: Homer Venters, Laurie Hallmark, and Yasmin Hurd Description: From combating the opioid epidemic with nontraditional options, to transforming legal representation and advocacy for people with major mental disorder, to bring back health justice for incarcerated individuals, the Speakers in this Meetup are improving health for a few of societys most susceptible populations. Pam Belluck, Pulitzer Prize winning science writer for The New York Times, will facilitate this conversation about what it means to produce a fair and simply world.

Meetup 4 Tuesday, March 3rd, 4:15 pm– 5:00 pm

Suggesting Making and Memory Hosted by the TEDMED Community and helped with by Kafui Dzirasa, TEDMED EAB Member and TEDMED 2017 Speaker Speakers: Anne Basting, Beatie Wolfe, Frederick Streeter Barrett Description: French philosopher, Rene Descartes famous words “I think, therefore I am” is a powerful statement about a sense of awareness within ourselves. In this Meetup, we explore our brain as a complicated and vibrant organ by evaluating imaginative stimuli that lead to surprising reactions in patients with cognitive impairments and by understanding mind altering experiences that allow us to grow and to recover. Led by former TEDMED Speaker, Kafui Dzirasa, this Meetup challenges us to consider the meaning of life when memories fade.

Youth and Truth, A Health Equity Conversation Hosted by RWJF and helped with by Kellan Baker, an RWJF Health Equity Expert Speakers: Anne Marie Albanno, Cheryl King, Francis X. Shen Description: Dealing with stress and anxiety, state of mind conditions, developing brains, sexuality, and social pressures is just one aspect of the difficulties that featured the shift from adolescence to young adulthood. How can we much better understand the developing brain in order to ensure that all individuals get access to the treatment and care they need? Assisted In by Kellan Baker, a leading researcher of how reshaping socioeconomic and political determinants of health can create higher health equity for transgender populations and other marginalized groups, this Meetup will concentrate on how we as a society can best support our young people.

The Social Side of Health Hosted by Humana and assisted in by William Shrank, Chief Medical and Corporate Affairs Officer at Humana Speakers: Cheryl Holder and Jonathan Gruber Description: Health, as we understand, is more than just medical. Our health is affected by economics, the healthcare system, the environment, and our social environments. Whether its understanding the impact of a changing climate on population health or structuring our health systems to make healthcare much better and more available, how we think of the social side of healthcare matters. Humanas Chief Medical and Corporate Affairs Officer, William Shrank, will direct this conversation.

Rely On Medicine Hosted by the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) and helped with by USPs CEO Ron Piervincenzi Speakers: Heidi Larson, Katherine Eban, and Ralph Nader Description: We all deserve medications that we can trust, but worldwide, many lack access to high-quality medicines and the health effects can be detrimental. In this Meetup, hear from TEDMED Speakers who are examining the conditions in which inexpensive generic medicine are made, are promoting for consumer rights to help ensure we have access to safe medications, and are working to restore the general publics rely on the vaccines that assist keep us safe. Facilitated by Ron Piervincenzi, the CEO of the U.S. Pharmacopeia, this conversation will dive into how leading thinkers and doers are working to maintain and develop trust in medication.

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

Climate and Culture, A Health Equity Conversation Hosted by RWJF and assisted in by Malik Yakini, an RWJF Health Equity Expert Speakers: Cheryl Holder, Jyoti Sharma, and Thijs Biersteker Description: When we think about human health, we should consider climate health. A Culture of Health, A Health Equity Conversation Hosted by RWJF and facilitated by Aletha Maybank, an RWJF Health Equity Expert Speakers: Joseph Shin, Sandro Galea, and Wanda Irving Description: How do we produce a culture of health in asylum settings and within systems teeming with bigotry? Individualizing Digital Health Hosted by Abbott and helped with by Toni Nosbush, DVP of Global Product Development at Abbott Hive Innovators: Claire Novorol of Ada Health; Leah Sparks of Wildflower Health; and, Jon Bloom of Podimetrics Description: Todays innovation allows health care to be personalized like never previously. New Models of Mental Health Care Hosted by the TEDMED Community and helped with Pat Salber, TEDMED Community Member Hive Innovators: April Koh of Spring Health; Peter Hames of Big Health; Paula Searcy of Sana Health Description: Understanding mental health care has actually ended up being an important theme of our time. Health Techquity, A Health Equity Conversation Hosted by RWJF and assisted in by Margaret Laws, an RWJF Health Equity Expert Hive Innovators: Kevin Quennesson of Braid.Health; Mercy Asiedu of Calla Health; Taylor Justice of Unite Us Description: “Techquity” explains the use of innovation to develop a more fair world.

Novel Approaches to Big Problems, A Health Equity Conversation Hosted by RWJF and facilitated by Aletha Maybank, an RWJF Health Equity Expert Speakers: Cheryl King, Francis X. Shen, and Thomas Abt Description: Big problems require big options. The speakers in this Meetup are establishing and implementing huge, novel services to a few of societys most severe concerns. From suppressing the rising rates of teen suicide, to eliminating for justice in the legal system, to lowering urban violence, these people are devoted to saving the lives of a few of our most vulnerable populations. Aletha Maybank, the AMAs Chief Health Equity Office, will direct the discussion and assist us to understand how equity plays a crucial role in discovering services to these concerns.

Science and Storytelling Hosted by the TEDMED Community and facilitated by Nadja Oertelt, TEDMED EAB Member and TEDMED 2017 Hive Innovator Speakers: Amit Choudhary, Michel Maharbiz, Zuberoa Marcos Description: Whether its conveying the subtleties and ramifications of a tool as effective as CRISPR, comprehending physiological and molecular states, or utilizing the power of storytelling in providing scientific advances to keep the world moving forward, how we inform the story of science is important to reaching and motivating a broad audience and making the impact required to shape a healthier humanity. Nadja Oertelt, TEDMED 2017 Hive Innovator and Co-Founder of Massive Science, facilitates this conversation about science and storytelling.

A Vision for a Healthier Future Hosted by Geisinger and helped with by Geisinger Leadership Speakers: Fred Moll, Gokul Upadhyayula, and Suchi Saria Description: We live in a world where robotics, bioimaging, and artificial intelligence are becoming increasingly typical terms. This Meetup will check out the possibilities of constantly emerging innovations with capabilities to change healthcare tools as we presently understand them. Geisinger will lead this Meetup conversation about the function of innovation in developing a much healthier future.

Infectious Disease and Innovation Hosted by the TEDMED Community and helped with by Celine Gounder, TEDMED EAB Member Speakers: Heidi Larson, Leor Weinberger, and Matt Hepburn Description: What does it require to fight disease and are we prepared for the next pandemic? Infectious illness expert and TEDMED Editorial Advisory Board member Celine Gounder will lead this Meetup conversation analyzing the systems required to attend to pandemic dangers– from worldwide vaccine uptake to the advancement of unique treatments to deny transmittable disease.