Are you a health care changemaker? We want to see you at Medicine X | CHANGE 2019
Abstract submissions for the 2019 conference open Jan 1, 2019! Medicine X 2019 will be held September 20th-22nd on the Stanford University campus.
Gain support for your work, build an audience who will champion your ideas, and find partners who will help you realize your vision!
Stanford Medicine X | CHANGE is:
- A limited-series event dedicated to the goal of empowering collaborative changemaking in health care
- An Everyone Included™ initiative, where all stakeholders are respected and valued for the expertise that they bring.
- An international community with delegates from around the world, and a global online viewership representing over 60 countries.
- A premier venue to learn how to co-produce the change you want to see in health care!
This year, the conference will be held on the Stanford campus from September 20-22, 2019.
Please note that if you are selected as a presenter, you will be required to pay and register for the conference.
Abstract submissions for the 2019 conference are now closed.
A global platform to co-produce the change you want to see in health care
Stanford Medicine X is the leading patient-centered conference on emerging technology and medicine. Major media outlets that have covered Medicine X over the past three years include CNN, The New York Times, Bloomberg News, The Economist, Time Magazine, Wired Magazine, Popular Science, and TechCrunch. Stanford University’s Medicine X conference is a premier venue to present your work to the world.
Abstract submissions for presenters will open January 1, 2019. To inspire you to begin thinking about how you might add your voices to the conversation next fall, we are excited to provide some early information so you can begin working on proposals.
Areas of Focus
Medicine X | CHANGE broadly covers the areas of emerging technology and medicine, with a focus on the needs of end-users of health care–patients and caregivers. Some potential topic areas of interest for Medicine X | CHANGE include:
- Everyone Included frameworks and co-production models in health care service design
- Everyone Included frameworks and co-production models in medical research and publishing
- Citizen science and new models in health care research and publishing
- Patient advocacy issues relating to the larger health care system and what can be gain through collaboration.
- Participatory medicine and the role of technology in empowering patient (and/or caregiver) engagement in a patient’s own health care
- Innovation in health care and medical education
- Innovative models of medical education, including data-driven models that allow for personalization.
- Implementation science in health care
- Health care quality improvement
- Implementation science
- Design-thinking around improving health
- Digital health and emerging technologies
- Big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence in health care
- Original research on eHealth tools
- 3D printing and medicine
- Aging and technology
- Blockchain and health care
- Wearable computing technologies for health (e.g. wearable sensors for tracking health or heads-up information displays)
- The role of digital health technologies and their effects on patients and health care professionals
- Social/mobile technologies and their use in the areas of science, health, and medicine
- Health information and content on the Internet
- Collaboration using the Internet and the use of these technologies to change health care education, delivery, and practice
- Personalized medicine and genomics
- Digital identity, transparency and agency in health care
- Cybersecurity, privacy and health care
- Data, regulatory and ethical issues related to precision medicine and genomics research
- Mental health
- Digital divide in access to health information technology
- Patient-centered outcomes research
- Comparative effectiveness research
- Shared decision making in health care
- Everyone Included frameworks and co-production methods to map unmet needs in health care
- Safety net populations and how to address health care needs with innovative co-designed solutions
Type of Tracks
We are organizing Medicine X | CHANGE around tracks that are designed to help empower our community toward collaborative changemaking in health care. To achieve that goal, our tracks are action-oriented around what the audience will achieve or gain through participation in sessions in those tracks. As you consider your proposal, consider which track fits best with your message.
Type of Presentations
The following presentation types will be accepted for Stanford Medicine X 2019:
Please find some important dates for our 2019 conference below. Please note that all accepted presenters are required to register for the Medicine X | CHANGE.
- Abstract submissions open – January 1, 2019
- Abstract submissions close – January 31, 2019
- Speaker selections announced – March 1, 2019
- Speaker registration deadline – March 15, 2019
- General registration opens – April 1, 2019