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Larry Chu is a practicing anesthesiologist who runs the Anesthesia Informatics and Media (AIM) lab at Stanford University. He is an Associate Professor of Anesthesia on the faculty of the Stanford University School of Medicine.
He is the Executive Director of Stanford Medicine X, a conference that aims to explore how emerging technologies will advance the practice of medicine, improve health, and empower patients to be active participants in their own care. When not organizing conferences, Dr. Chu studies how information technologies can be used to improve medical education and collaborates with researchers in simulation and computer science at Stanford to study how cognitive aids can improve health care outcomes. Dr. Chu also has an NIH-funded clinical research laboratory where he studies opioid analgesic tolerance and physical dependence.
Viji Kurup MBBS, MD is Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Yale. Viji completed her residency in Anesthesiology at Yale and continued there with a Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia. She has been faculty in the department since 2005 where she has developed a career as a medical educator. She is currently Director of Departmental Education and the Course director for the Anesthesia Resident Simulations.
Viji's research interests include integration of technology in teaching and patient care, global health, social media integration in resident education and looking at educational outcomes using these tools. She has established the Yale Anesthesia Media Lab in the department of Anesthesiology at Yale, devoted to creating multimedia learning objects (http://medicine.yale.edu/anesthesiology/media/index.aspx). She enjoys teaching and has been awarded the Faculty Award for Excellence in Education and Leadership for the Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine in 2008 and 2012. She is an active member of the Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA) (Outreach and Developing world).
She has published a number of journal articles and book chapters related to teaching the millennial generation and using technology in resident education. She is also active in the Connecticut State Society of Anesthesiologists and is currently the President of the Association.
Ankeet Udani, MD, M.Ed completed his residency and fellowship at Stanford University combining anesthesiology, patient safety, simulation, and medical education research. He completed a master’s degree in medical education at Johns Hopkins University. He is now an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Assistant Director of the Human Simulation and Patient Safety Center, and Assistant Director of the Anesthesiology Residency Program at Duke University. His passion lies in medical education innovation and effectiveness.