Svava María Atladóttir
Senior Partner, FUTURE MEDICAL SYSTEMS
Svava brings a systems thinking perspective that balances opportunities with the realities of the medical device world, from finding the right materials and vendors to creating organizational change. Svava holds degrees in biomedical and manufacturing engineering, and brings experience from IDEO working with clients such as Kimberly-Clark, Genentech, Edwards Lifesciences and Dr. Reddys, as well as years working in industry as a medical device engineer for GE Medical Systems and Abbott Vascular.
Associate Dean, Global Health & Educational Innovations, UCSF
MD, MS, Executive Director, Medicine X
Anne Marie Cunningham
Institute of Medical Education, Cardiff University
Dr Anne Marie Cunnningham is a GP in South Wales and academic lead for eLearning in the Institute of Medical Education in Cardiff University. In the past eight years she has been exploring the potential of social media and networks for her own professional development is a prolific tweeter and blogger. Her blog addresses many of the areas around privacy, identity and boundaries that social media usage raises for health professionals. She aims to approach new technologies with enthusiasm and curiosity, balanced with a healthy dose of scepticism, and above all, a commitment to share her learning.
Medicine X Executive Board Member
Harvard Medical School
CEO, Advanced Solutions
Vice Dean of Education, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
LLB, GCLP, The Risk Authority
Simon is a lawyer, decision analyst and design thinker. He currently serves as Assistant Vice President of Risk Management for The Risk Authority Stanford (TRA) and Program Manager of Risk Management Loss Controls and Education for Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health.
He is Project Lead for the Innovence Lab, where he works with frontline healthcare teams on solving complex patient safety challenges using the tools of human-centered design. He is also Lead Facilitator in TRA’s DARTS Program, where he assists healthcare organizations make robust, high quality litigation strategy and reserving decisions.
Prior to joining The Risk Authority Stanford, Simon practiced as a Solicitor in commercial litigation and medical malpractice in Australia. He received his Bachelor of Laws and Graduate Certificate of Legal Practice from the University of Technology, Sydney, and is admitted as a lawyer to the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Simon has also received his Certificate in Strategic Decisions and Risk Management from Stanford University in 2014.
Alejandro Escario Mendez
David C. Miller
Dean, Stanford School of Medicine
MS, RN, The Risk Authority
Kim Pardini-Kiely currently serves as Vice President for Safety & Risk Strategic Ventures for The Risk Authority and Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health. She is a healthcare executive experienced in leading hospital operations and in driving clinical improvements in outcomes. Kim has presented nationally and internationally on a wide variety of healthcare topics, and her passion for excellent and down-to-earth style have earned her high marks. She is a nationally recognized expert in improving clinical outcomes, implementing clinical analytic departments, transforming hospital culture and creating models that focus on value.
In her role at The Risk Authority, Kim has responsibility for developing and managing new ideas, products, services and systems to make healthcare delivery safer. Kim leads The Safety & Risk Innovation Hub at TRA Stanford (the “Lab”). Which will pull in experts from across Stanford University, Stanford University’s Hospitals and Medical Network, the nation and the world to continuously reimagine and reengineer managing risk and safety in healthcare.
Prior to joining The Risk Authority, Kim was Vice President for Quality and Effectiveness at Stanford Hospital and Clinics (SHC). Kim and her team led the charge for SHC to become a leader in quality and patient safety and their work has resulted in a significant change in culture and national recognition as one of the best medical centers in the nation. Earlier in her career, Kim was the Chief Operating Officer for the Kaiser Permanente, Fremont Medical Center. In that role, she led strategic operational changes and turned the hospital around from an underutilized basic services hospital to a full service referral medical center.
Kim has lectured internationally on clinical resource management, clinical excellence, change management, improving hospital operations and leadership.
Senior Editor /Patient Partnership, BMJ
Dr Tessa Richards is a senior
editor at the BMJ and set up and leads the BMJs patient partnership strategy.
She trained at Guys Hospital in London
and worked full time in the NHS as a general physician and rheumatologist and subsequently
a general practitioner before joining the BMJ editorial staff. In 2001 she
took over the BMJ Analysis section and established its Overdiagnosis series
which is part of the BMJs campaign on Too Much Medicine. She is a member of the
Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of General Practitioners , a BMJ columnist and blogs regularly on patient
perspectives. Past experience at the BMJ includes leading the journals general
practice, medical education and clinical
reviews sections. She has also written series on medical education, medicine
in India, Health Maintainence Organisations and EU affairs. Theme issues she
has co ordinated include Partnering with
Patients, and Health in the Middle East. Interests include
international health and European health policy. Her current professional interest in patient
partnership has been advanced by undergoing treatment for stage 1V adrenal
cancer, hyperparathyrdoidism, and pernicious anaemia, and as a carer for close
family members with rheumatoid arthritis, dementia, and blindness.
Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Dr. Damian Roland is an experienced Paediatric Emergency Medicine clinician who is passionate about improving the care of the ill and injured child. He has considerable experience in the development of educational resources and their evaluation, especially e-health technologies which have applicability in specialties outside of paediatrics.
As a National Health Service (NHS) sponsored Paediatric Emergency Medicine Academic he is developing a research portfolio which will not only build on the work undertaken as part of his National Institute Health Research (NIHR) Doctoral Research Fellowship but develop initiatives from grants obtained from the East Midlands Health Innovation and Education Cluster (HIEC) and the College of Emergency Medicine. His research skills are supported by considerable leadership experience developed as an inaugural NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) Shared Learning award Scholar, past member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Council and currently as a member of the NHS England’s Children and Young Persons Health Outcomes Forum. He is aiming to developing an expertise in the creation and evaluation of interventions which improve the recognition of ill and injured children in emergency and acute care settings. Previously he has developed the Paediatric Observation Priority Score (POPS), now available as an app, which is currently undergoing validation via an East Midlands HIEC and College of Emergency Medicine grant. POPS has shortlisted for two healthcare technology awards and a patient safety award. He was also part of the management team that delivered “Spotting the Sick Child”, a patient safety award winning educational website and has won two NICE Shared Learning awards (2011 and 2014). He is regularly asked to present at National and International Conferences and has been invited to talk at the European Academy of Paediatric Societies 2014 meeting (October, Barcelona) and the Rapid Responses Conferences 2015 meeting (May, Amsterdam)
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Amir Dan Rubin
President & CEO, Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Amir Dan Rubin, President and CEO of Stanford Hospital and Clinics (SHC), will welcome us to the second day of Medicine X.
CEO, Health Informatics Society of Australia
Professor, Stanford Law School
With a background and training in classical music, international business and information technology, Audun Utengen brings a unique combination of traits to the healthcare industry. As a Co-founder of Symplur, LLC and “The Healthcare Hashtag Project“, Audun together with his colleagues pioneered the field of healthcare social media analytics. His formal education includes a BSc in International Marketing from Norway and China, and a MBA from the U.S. He is now developing proprietary tools and algorithms providing real-time insights based on social health big data.
Senior Advisor, Health Innovation and Technology at White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Stanford Medicine X Program Advisor, Co-Lead of MedXMakers
Assistant Professor C/T at Inworks Initiative, University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Monika currently explores the collaborative potential of digital design + fabrication practices as Director of LaN (live architecture network).
CEO, Smart Patients
Director of Digital Literacy, Baylor College of Medicine; PhD, MPH, Professor of English, Rice University; MD, MS, Executive Director, Medicine X
Physician, Blogger, Seattle Mama Doc, Seattle Children's Hospital; Associate Professor, University of Michigan; Director of the Health Design Lab, St. Michael's Hospital
Bertalan is a medical futurist, author, and lecturer.
MD, CEO, The Permanente Medical Group
Howard is the author of best-sellers Virtual Reality, The Virtual Community, Smart Mobs, and Net Smart, editor of best-seller The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog. He’s a participant-observer in the design of new technologies, a pioneer, critic and forecaster of technology’s impacts, and a speaker who involves his audience in an adventure in group futurism.
Physician, Blogger, Seattle Mama Doc, Seattle Children's Hospital; Director of Digital Literacy, Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Chief Academic Officer, Professor, Author, Scripps Institute
Eric J. Topol, MD, is an American cardiologist, geneticist, and digital medicine researcher. Before moving to Scripps in 2006, Topol served as chairman of cardiovascular medicine at Cleveland Clinic (1991-2005) and founded the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.
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