Confirmed Speakers

Jack Andraka

Gordon E. Moore award winner

Jack is a Maryland high school student who, at age 15, created a novel paper sensor that detects pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer in 5 minutes and costs as little as 3 cents.

Vinod Khosla

Khosla Ventures


Jason Albrecht

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital

Jason leads Amplatz’ efforts to leverage point of care technologies.

Anne Beal, MD, MPH

Deputy Executive Director, Chief Officer for Engagement, PCORI

Dennis Boyle

General Partner, Health Wellness Practice, IDEO

Dennis is one of the founding partners of the design and innovation firm, IDEO.

Emily Bradley

Founder, Chronic Curve

Atul Butte

Chief, Systems Medicine, Stanford

Atul builds and applies informatics tools to provide new insights into disease.

Diana Chingos, MS, MFA

Breast cancer survivor and patient/reviewer mentor, PCORI

Paul Costello

Chief Communications Officer, Stanford School of Medicine

Jamia Crockett

ePatient Scholar

Amy Cueva

Founder and Chief Experience Officer, Mad*Pow

Amy is Founder, Chief Experience Officer and healthcare principal at Mad*Pow

Dave deBronkart

ePatient Leader

Dave is known online as “e-Patient Dave,” is a leading spokesperson for the e-Patient movement.

Alexandra Drane

Co-founder, Eliza Corporation

Alexandra Drane is a co-founder, chief visionary officer and chair of the board at Eliza Corporation, the pioneer and recognized leader in Health Engagement Management.

Ian Eslick

Managing Partner, Vital Reactor

Ian is an accomplished entrepreneur, computer scientist, and software architect

Alex Fair

Co-Founder & CEO at MedStartr

Health innovation leader, ex-scientist, executive, public speaker, and business developer.

Stephen Friend MD, PhD

President, Sage Bionetworks

Dr. Friend is President, co-founder and director of Sage Bionetworks.

Gilles Frydman

Co-founder & Chair, Smart Patients

Gilles is a pioneer of medical online communities.

Jose Gomez-Marquez

MIT Little Devices

Jose directs medical technology design at Little Devices @ MIT and is the creator of MIT's first course on affordable medical hardware.

Sam Gordon

Patient Partner

Alan Greene

Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Alan Greene is the founder of Dr.Greene.com.

Regina Holliday

Patient Rights Arts Advocate

Regina Holliday is a DC-based patient rights arts advocate.

John Jesser

VP Clinical Strategy and Innovation, Wellpoint

Marc Katz

Bon Secours Health System

Chief Medical Officer of the Bon Secours Heart & Vascular Institute

Sarah Krüg

President, Society for Participatory Medicine & CEO, CANCER101

Patient advocate, building collaborations between patients and healthcare professionals.

Sarah Kucharski

CEO/Chairman & Founder, FMD Chat

Jure Leskovec

Assistant professor of Computer Science at Stanford University

Jure's research focuses on mining and modeling large social and information networks, their evolution, and diffusion of information and influence over them.

Rajiv Mehta

Founder, Unfrazzle

Rajiv's work focuses on empowering people to better understand and manage their family’s health.

Bertalan Meskó, MD, PhD

Founder, Webicina.com

Bertalan is a medical futurist, author, and lecturer.

Leah Millheiser, MD

Director, Female Sexual Medicine Program, Stanford

Leah is the director of the Women's Sexual Health Program at Stanford University Medical Center

Erin Moore

Blogger, 66 Roses

Zsolt Nagykaldi, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma

Zsolt is an Associate Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Oklahoma.

Sara Nicastro

Diabetes advocate

Ernesto Ramirez

Organizer & Community Builder, Quantified Self

Ernesto Ramirez is an organizer and community builder for Quantified Self.

Joe Riffe

Paramedic

Sara Riggare

Self-tracking ePatient and PhD candidate, Karolinska Institute

Sara is an engineer and an unusually engaged patient.

Urmimala Sarkar, MD

Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco

Urmimala is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Residence at UCSF in the Division of General Internal Medicine.

Louise Schaper

CEO, Health Informatics Society of Australia

Leading healthcare informatics efforts in Australia.

Jody Schoger

Co-Founder and Co-Moderator, #BCSM

Jody is a co-founder and co-moderator of #BCSM, the breast cancer social media community.

Michael Seid

Co-PI, C3N Project

Working to test and design a new system to transform chronic care.

Sue Sheridan, MBA, MIM

Director, Patient Engagement, PCORI

Jordan Shlain

Founder, HealthLoop

Innovator of healthcare delivery.

Denise Silber

eHealth Pioneer

An American in Paris, Denise organizes the Doctors 2.0 & You conference.

Bill Silberg

Director of Communication, PCORI

Bill develops and implements strategies to disseminate health information by PCORI-supported research.

Christopher Snider

Host, Just Talking Podcast

Ming Tai-Seale, PhD, MPH

Senior Investigator, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute

Paul Tang

Vice President, Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Paul is an Internist and Vice President, Chief Innovation and Technology Officer at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF).

David van Sickle

CEO and Co-Founder, Propeller Health

David is co-founder and CEO of Propeller Health, for new disease management solutions for asthma and chronic respiratory disease.

Bryan Vartabedian, MD

Physician, Blogger, 33charts

Writes about the convergence of social media and medicine.

Sonny Vu

Co-Founder, Misfit Wearables

Serial co-founder and technology innovator.

Teresa Zayas Cabán

Senior Manager of Health IT, AHRQ

Teresa Zayas Cabán leads the research strategy for the Health IT Portfolio at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Roni Zeiger

CEO, Smart Patients

Aims to leverage expert patients to accelerate the era of precision medicine.

Masterclasses

Susannah Fox

Pew Internet and American Life Project

Susannah Fox studies the cultural shifts taking place at the intersection of technology and health care.

Regina Holliday

Patient Rights Arts Advocate

Regina Holliday is a DC-based patient rights arts advocate.

Josh Mandel, Claudia Williams

Boston Children's Hospital; Office of the National Coordinator, DHHS


Bertalan Meskó, MD, PhD

Founder, Webicina.com

Bertalan is a medical futurist, author, and lecturer.

Lloyd Minor, MD

Dean, Stanford School of Medicine

Lloyd Minor is a professor of Otolaryngology and Dean of the School of Medicine

Amir Dan Rubin

President & CEO, Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Amir Rubin is the current President and CEO at Stanford Hospital.

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, Bryan Vartabedian, MD

Physician, Blogger, Seattle Mama Doc; Physician, Blogger, 33charts

First pediatrician-authored blog from a major children’s hospital.
Writes about the convergence of social media and medicine.

Sonny Vu

Co-Founder, Misfit Wearables

Serial co-founder and technology innovator.

Roni Zeiger

CEO, Smart Patients

Aims to leverage expert patients to accelerate the era of precision medicine.

Ben Zotto

Head of Penultimate Products, Evernote

Ben leads work on digital handwriting technologies for tablet computing.