engaging with patients as collaborators in bringing clinical effectiveness research and shared decision making to medical education

Friday, April 27, 2018 | foyer of the jen-hsun huang engineering center, stanford university

Stanford Medicine X is excited to collaborate with PCORI, the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, to explore how patients and educators might meaningfully work together to disseminate clinical effectiveness research practices in medicine. In this half-day workshop, Stanford Medicine X design facilitators Monika Wittig, Justin Lai, and Jasmine Sturr will lead a diverse group of patients, caregivers, providers, and educators in exploring and addressing the complex barriers that inhibit collaboration and co-creation in clinical effectiveness research.

  1. Welcome and Overview
  2. Question Flip
  3. Unpacking the Problem
  4. Theme the Problem
  5. Ask question, make hypotheses
  6. Brainstorming 101
  7. Test your Hypothesis
  8. Share Out
  9. Design Principles


Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

Larry Chu, MD is a Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine and Director of the Stanford Anesthesia Informatics and Media (AIM) Lab. Dr. Chu founded the START online educational program as well as the Learnly online learning ecosystem for anesthesiology education. He is an NIH-funded clinical researcher and is Executive Director of Stanford Medicine X, the world’s most-discussed academic program on emerging technology and medicine. He also directs Medicine X | ED, a conference exploring the future of patient-centered medical education. He has written eight books, over 50 papers and over 50 book chapters in academic anesthesiology. He is a member of the editorial advisory board for The BMJ, one of the most influential general medical journals in the world.


Assistant Professor at Inworks, University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus

Monika is an Assistant Professor at Inworks, an innovation initiative at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. Her role is multi-faceted– focusing on instructional realms of Human Centered Design & 3D Prototyping, overseeing the initiative’s graphics & branding, and is newly co-responsible for a beta cohort (together with RJ Duran, Inworks Prototyping Manager) which merges students and community professionals alike to collaboratively prototype on real world projects.


Design and Program Development Associate, Stanford Medicine X

As a Design and Program Development Associate, Justin works with the Stanford Medicine X team to explore how Everyone Included design principles can be implemented to solve complex, systemic issues in pharma, research, medical education, and medical product design.


Medicine X ePatient Scholar, ePatient Program Coordinator, Stanford Medicine X

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