Comments from previous conference attendees

  • Lots of new ideas, contacts, access...I feel so motivated to become a better communicator and advocate and researcher.

    Caroline Polak Scowcroft
    Caroline Polak ScowcroftTropical North Queensland TAFE - Nursing
  • Best food at a conference. Ever.

    Margaret Polaneczky, MD
    Margaret Polaneczky, MDAssociate Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • This was more than a conference. It was a convocation of folks who have diverse but common interests in advancing health care as a humanistic, inclusive, technology-infused, egalitarian process wherein the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.

    Patricia Bach, RN, PsyD
    Patricia Bach, RN, PsyDPresident, Psychologists in Long Term Care
  • Medicine X has changed how I view myself and healthcare forever!

    Jamia Crockett, MHA
    Jamia Crockett, MHAManager of Community Benefits, Mary Washington Healthcare
  • This is the best organized conference I've attended in my life!

    Francisco Grajales
    Francisco GrajalesDoctoral candidate, University of British Columbia
  • The conference was transformative, enlightening, hugely inspiring and more complete than I could have imagined.

    Jim Henning, MD
    Jim Henning, MDFellow in Residence, HealthTap
  • I won't just take information, ideas and contacts away with me–we are sharing them all online!  I expect the new ideas and contacts fostered here will continue to grow and be nurtured long after Medicine X.

    Louise Schaper, PhD
    Louise Schaper, PhDCEO, Health Informatics Society of Australia
  • It was absolutely thrilling to be there, I now want to work harder to make the world a better place. Very inspiring, especially learning directly from patients. Inspiration is mostly my take-home message.

    George Asimenos, PhDDirector of Science at DNAnexus
  • From the outside, #MedX can seem like a happy place where everyone agrees on the betterment of health care–but it thrives most with difficult topics and people who care enough to challenge the status quo.

    Nikki EstañolePatient
  • Stanford Medicine X is a meeting to attend if you want to see the possible future of health and health care: patients, clinicians, designers, policy makers, and business leaders all learning together. 

    Susannah FoxRobert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • By immersing myself in the Medicine X culture and vision of how design, research, and entrepreneurship can be integrated into technology, I was inspired to build 11health.

    Michael SeresFounder, 11health
  • Attending Medicine X brings you into an active community of people who are driven in ways that attendees of most conferences are not.

    Doug KanterFounder, Databetes
  • Medicine X is a unique blend of patient voices and medical perspectives. The discussions are real and sometimes raw.

    Charles OrnsteinSenior Reporter, ProPublica
  • Medicine X is a collection of the most visionary, passionate people from all corners of health care.

    Emily Kramer-Golinkoff, MBECo-Founder, Emily's Entourage
  • There is no other conference that let's you get so close, and so personal to the end-users of your technology.

    Audun UtengenCo-Founder, Symplur
  • The Medicine X conference has a strong sub-theme of design and patient-centered focus. It's my absolute favorite and most impactful medical and health conference.

    Dennis BoylePartner & Founding Member, IDEO
  • We don’t want to wait for traditional innovation, because traditional innovation, as we know it, is not good enough.

    Dana LewisPatient advocate
  • "Attend this meeting to hear about the future of health care and meet the people who will make it happen "

    Sumit Bhargava, MDStanford University School of Medicine
  • Technology is useless without people to back it up...

    Jennifer KentCalifornia Department of Health Care Service
  • Unlike most other industries, there are just more complexities in health care and those take some unique frameworks...

    Zen ChuMIT Hacking Medicine
  • The convergence between digital technologies with health care... is creating multiple opportunities for investment capital to flow...

    Mark TomainoWelsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
  • This conference has immediately inspired a change in career trajectory and lit a fire within me to learn how I can build and design patient-centered health care solutions.

    Matthew KreyGlaxoSmithKlein Future Leaders Program
  • Medicine X was the first medical conference I attended that included patients. It totally changed my perspective and enriched by practice.

    Marc Katz, MD, MPHChief Medical Officer, Bon Secours Heart & Vascular Institute
  • MedX has stolen my heart. The feeling of physically being in the same space with others who are passionate and inspiring is truly awesome. Awestruck.

    Carly MedoschProgram Analyst and Chronic Illness Advocate
  • The finely orchestrated Medicine X program amazed me. The team was poised, accessible, and proactive. Dr. Chu is a perfectionist who surrounds himself with other perfectionists.

    Jon Kiehnau
    Jon KiehnauFounder, Struts & Springs Co.
  • Because of Medicine X, I can see my dreams more clearly and work toward them with purpose.

    Susannah FoxRobert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • MedX has transformed "patient-centered" from a buzzword into a way of thinking and collaborating.

    Roni Zeiger, MDCo-founder and CEO, Smartpatients