Bon Ku
Thomas Jefferson University

About Me

Bon Ku, MD, MPP is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Bon founded and directs a program that teaches medical students to solve healthcare challenges using design thinking.  The first ever design program in a medical school empowers future doctors to redesign healthcare services, physical spaces and medical devices.

Ku received his B.A. in Classical Studies from Penn, M.D. from Penn State College of Medicine, and M.P.P. from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. He completed an emergency medicine residency at Long Island Jewish Hospital where he was a chief resident and a fellowship in point-of-care ultrasound at Penn.


At Medicine X 2015

Sunday, September 18 10:00 am (Plenary Hall)
Design thinking inside out
This panel of experienced design thinkers will discuss how and why they work to bring design practices to healthcare settings. As stakeholders working from inside of their institutions to bring the “outside”... Read more
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