Stanford Medicine X, a new conference exploring how emerging technologies will advance the practice of medicine, improve health and empower patients, will debut at to the School of Medicine next year.
Yesterday, Larry Chu, MD, executive director and an assistant professor of anesthesia, announced the advisors to Medicine X in 2011-12. Chu wrote on the MedicineX blog:
I've been inspired by each of these very talented and diverse group of individuals and believe they can help me learn how to make Medicine X the most innovative and engaging academic-based health care technology conference. We have a broad representation of health-care stakeholders from research, technology, allied health professionals, physicians, and patients on our board.
The advisory board includes: PLoS ONE publisher Peter Binfield, PhD; Dennis Boyle, general partner, Health and Wellness Practice at IDEO; Stuart K. Card, PhD, senior research fellow at Xerox PARC; Kevin Clauson, PharmD, director of the Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research at Nova Southeastern University; Nick Dawson, director of Community Engagement at Bon Secours Virginia Health Systems; Susannah Fox, Associate Director of Digital Strategy for the Pew Internet & American Life Project; Chris Furmanski, PhD, director of technology & innovation at Stanford Hospital; School of Medicine Chief Technology Officer Michael Halaas; Margaret Hansen, MSN, EdD, associate professor of nursing at the University of San Francisco; Stanford Associate Professor of Computer Science Scott Klemmer, PhD; Stanford Biomedical Informatics Associate Professor Nigam Shah, MD, PhD; Denise Silber founder and president of Basil Strategies;Amy Tenderich, patient advocate and founder of Diabetes Mine.
An overview of Stanford Medicine X is available here, and an introductory video is also available here.