When Larry Chu, the executive producer of Stanford Medicine X, asked me to lead a “master class” at the 2013 meeting, I thought, “No, I’m still a student, not a master!” But I took a deep breath and thought about what I love best about my work, what I feel compelled to share with my […]
Stanford Medicine X
I wrote this as a comment last year in response to a question about why Medicine X was so magical. I’m elevating it to a post thanks to encouragement from E-patient Dave and because I’d love to hear from other people about how they choose events to attend. 5 criteria I consider when I receive […]
I’m going to teach a 90-minute class on participatory research at Stanford Medicine X in September, so I’m going to start blogging resources I plan to incorporate (or that simply inspire me). As always, I’d welcome suggestions, comments, and questions. First up, Kate Crawford’s Strata 2013 talk about “big data”:
This interview was recorded at Stanford Medicine X where I gave a sneak preview talk about the report Pew Internet is releasing on Monday, “Tracking for Health.” Joyce Ho is a fabulous interviewer — as a med student, she definitely adds her own insights to the conversation about our findings.
What if we redefined the Quantified Self movement to include everyone who keeps a pair of “skinny jeans” in their closet? What if the 85% of U.S. adults who own a cell phone understood that it’s potentially a tool for health tracking? What if everyone designing health care tools first talked with patients and caregivers […]
Two high-tech health events were held last week — an East Coast-West Coast data-driven smackdown. I chose East, but my eyes kept straying West, and I am very thankful that the organizers for both are archiving the videos online. Here are a couple of stand-outs, first from Living By Numbers in New York City: Jennifer […]