A Stanford Medicine X | Everyone Included™ Program
the future of medical education
Relive the inaugural Medicine X | Ed conference
Medicine X | ED is an Everyone Included™ conference that aims to examine the future of medical education through a framework of mutual respect and inclusivity.
We believe everyone should be respected for the expertise they can bring to discussions about the future of medical education.
This page is meant to provide a glimpse into just some of the sessions and speakers who joined medical students, residents, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, patients, technologists, designers, and researchers at our inaugural Medicine X | ED conference at Stanford in 2015. The purpose of Medicine X | ED is to explore the future of medical education.
“Forget everything you know about medical education,” remarked Larry Chu, MD, Executive Director of Stanford Medicine X, as he challenged the inaugural audience to join him in re-imagining the future of medical education.
Virtual community expert Howard Rheingold spoke on the era of the networked patient. “It presents an unprecedented opportunity to see the intelligent, networked patient as a subject matter expert,” says Rheingold. [Press coverage]
Joseph Santini discusses learning barriers that deaf students and patients face in medical education. How might we use technology and design to improve communication with the deaf community?
Dhruv Khullar, a current resident at Massachusetts General Hospital, explains the inherent trade-off between empathy and efficiency, and the importance of sitting with every patient.
Medical educators aren’t meeting the needs of today’s students, so they are creating new tools themselves. Ryan Haynes, co-founder Osmosis, share’s why and how.
ePatient scholar Nisha Pradhan explains how premedical students are learning today and what about their curriculum needs to be changed.
This panel explores self-identity among millennial medical learners what they expect from their education, and what current tools they use to enhance learning.
Dave deBronkart discusses how technological innovations can help medical students learn and interact with patients better. He shares what can be learned when the patient is the professor.
Traditional lectures are a poor way to convey information, says Charles Prober. Embedding key pieces of information in memorable interactions is a better way to make things stick. How might we imagine a “lecture hall without lectures”?
Listen to Tim Van de Gift, a healthcare innovator and artist, speak about the importance of critical thinking in design thinking in medicine.
Dr. Mike Evans talks about how creativity and consistent failure helped him to build a “Med School for the Public” at the University of Toronto.
Who are the new medical educators? Providers, patients and students themselves are all shaping today’s educational experience.
Medical student and Editor-in-Chief of inTraining Ajay Major comments on the events in Ferguson and the ensuing “White Coats for Black Lives” movement that united medical students around the country.
The Medical Futurist, Dr. Bertalan Mesko, predicts that a new wave of technological advancements is coming. What do medical doctors need to do to be better prepared when working with these new channels of patient data?
Epatient scholar Marie Ennis O’Connor explains how social media platforms can be used as a learning and educational tool by patients.
Stuart Haines, PharmD, tells us how social media can be used as a learning and educational tool, specifically in pharmacy education.
This panel questions how today’s medical students can actively engage with social media and best adapt to new open-access learning environments.
Medicine X ePatient Emily Kramer-Golinkoff discusses how patients and their families can “hack the system” to infuse health care with an urgency, laser focus and humanity that can help us all dream big by starting small.
Heather Davidson speaks about her work with the Vanderbilt Program in Interprofessional Learning and how she finds that students meaningfully contribute to the care of patients when working in interprofessional teams.
Paul Haidet analogizes the famous Bill Evans piano trio, one of the most fundamental units of Jazz music, to interprofessional practice in medicine.
Tina Brock, PhD. from UCSF, shares her recent clinical experiences in Namibia, a region of sub-saharan Africa with dire pharmacist shortages.
This panel of thought leaders and educators question how we can overcome the major roadblocks and challenges of interdisciplinary learning.
EPatient scholar Leslie Rott shares her story of struggle and patient empowerment at the time when she was diagnosed with a chronic illness while pursuing her PhD.
Brian McGowan, Chief Learning Officer and Co-founder of ArcheMedX, Inc., explains how to make information a catalyst to learning instead of a barrier for both learners and educators.
Dr. Paul S. Teirstein explains why he created the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons and shares new ways that make physician life-long learning more meaningful.
This panel addresses some of the biggest gaps in CME and the challenges faced when confronting the changes that need to happen in continuing medical education.
Can the current system of higher education produce creative thinkers and problem solvers? Executive Director of the Stanford d.School, Sarah Stein Greenberg, answers this question as she opens the second day of Medicine X | Ed.
Naomi Low-Beer, Vice-Dean for Education, describes the innovation approach to medical education being taken by the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine in Singapore.
Anne Marie Cunningham from the Institute of Medical Education in South Wales discusses the current economic climate in Europe and its affects on medical education as well as the innovative curriculum Cardiff University is taking as they build their new curriculum.
Executive Director, Larry Chu, MD, wraps up the first day of the inaugural Medicine X | Ed conference with important announcements and thank you’s to all of those who helped to turn this vision into a reality.