Sep
26
Wed
Medicine Grand Rounds: Can a Professor of Medicine be Creative? Adventures in Patient Engagement. @ LKSC Berg Hall
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Medicine Grand Rounds: Can a Professor of Medicine be Creative? Adventures in Patient Engagement. @ LKSC Berg Hall | Palo Alto | California | United States

Presenter: Mike Evans, MD
Founder, Reframe Health Lab

Dr. Mike Evans was a staff physician at St. Michael’s Hospital, an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Toronto, Lead of Digital Preventive Medicine at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, as well as the first international recipient of an endowed university chair in Patient Engagement. In fall 2016, Dr. Mike moved to Apple in California to help lead health innovation. He will be on faculty and doing part time clinic at Stanford.

Dr Mike is best known for developing innovative health messaging for the world. “We wanted people to get the right information, in the right way, at the right time… sometimes that’s in a doctor’s office, but most of the time it’s not.” To make this happen he brought together creatives, patients, and clinicians in a media lab (now Reframe) to create evidence-based health media that was engaging enough to be infectious on social media. “I think the biggest missing work force in health is the public, and that by engaging Peer-to-Peer Health Care we can get the best advice embedded in the largest relationships of care: friend to friend, loved one to loved one, as well as caregiver to patient.

His video “23 and ½ hours” is perhaps the most viewed evidence-based video of all time and has been seen by over 8 million people. His Medical School for the Public on YouTube, with over 30 films, has been viewed by over 16 million people worldwide and has over 75,000 subscribers.

He has started a medical school for the public (Mini-Med School @ U of T), written an award winning kids book (the Adventures of Medical Man), has been Chief Editor of a Canada’s top selling primary care textbook of medicine, the Scientific Officer for Knowledge Translation at the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, doctor for the Sochi Olympics, and was the house doctor for the CBC weekend morning radio show, Fresh Air.

Dr. Evans’ work has been profiled in a wide range of publications from JAMA, the BMJthe Lancet, to the Readers Digest and the hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black”.

Some of his awards include being chosen as the top 10 innovators in health by the Canadian Medical Association, top 45 Canadians over 45, and selected as 2015 top 10 most important doctors in Canada by the Medical Post. For the documentary series on patient advice, “The Truth of It” (with filmmaker Wendy Rowland) Dr. Evans was awarded the 2015 Canadian Cancer Research Alliance award for Distinguished Service to Cancer Research. For all of the above, Dr. Evans was awarded the McNeil Medal from the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his outstanding ability to promote and communicate science to the public.

Dr. Evans has 3 kids, 5 bicycles, 4 parents, and plays hockey 2 times a week, three if you ask his wife Sue, who is also a doctor.

Oct
3
Wed
Medicine Grand Rounds: The War on Heart Failure @ LKSC Berg Hall
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Medicine Grand Rounds: The War on Heart Failure @ LKSC Berg Hall | Palo Alto | California | United States

Presenter: Eugene Braunwald, MD
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Harvard University

Dr. Eugene Braunwald is a cardiovascular medicine specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and the distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and faculty dean for academic programs at Partners Healthcare System.

Dr. Braunwald received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and a cardiology residency at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Braunwald then completed cardiology fellowships at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and the National Heart Institute. He is board certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Braunwald is also the founding chairman of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Study Group, an academic research organization of BWH and an affiliate of HMS. As chairman of  TIMI, Dr. Braunwald and his colleagues have provided significant insight into the treatment of patients who suffer from acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina.

Dr. Braunwald has served as an editor of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine for 12 editions and is the founding editor of Heart Disease, now in its 10th edition, as well as two prominent cardiovascular textbooks. Science Watch listed Dr. Braunwald as the most frequently cited author in cardiology.

Oct
10
Wed
Medicine Grand Rounds: Hacking Healthcare with Sensors: Unfolding the Metrics of Physician Expertise @ LKSC Berg Hall
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Medicine Grand Rounds: Hacking Healthcare with Sensors: Unfolding the Metrics of Physician Expertise @ LKSC Berg Hall | Palo Alto | California | United States

Presenter: Carla Pugh, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery, Stanford University

Carla Pugh, MD, is Professor of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. She is also the Director of the Technology Enabled Clinical Improvement (T.E.C.I.) Center. Her clinical area of expertise is Acute Care Surgery. Pugh obtained her undergraduate degree at U.C. Berkeley in Neurobiology and her medical degree at Howard University School of Medicine. Upon completion of her surgical training at Howard University Hospital, she went to Stanford University and obtained a PhD in Education. She is the first surgeon in the United States to obtain a PhD in Education. Her goal is to use technology to change the face of medical and surgical education.

Her research involves the use of simulation and advanced engineering technologies to develop new approaches for assessing and defining competency in clinical procedural skills. Dr. Pugh holds three patents on the use of sensor and data acquisition technology to measure and characterize hands-on clinical skills. Currently, over two hundred medical and nursing schools are using one of her sensor enabled training tools for their students and trainees. Her work has received numerous awards from medical and engineering organizations. In 2011 Dr. Pugh received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from President Barak Obama at the White House. She is considered to be a lead, international expert on the use of sensors and motion tracking technology for performance measurement. In 2014 she was invited to give a TEDMED talk on the potential uses of technology to transform how we measure clinical skills in medicine. In April 2018, Dr. Pugh was inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

Oct
17
Wed
Medicine Grand Rounds: Kovitz Lecture, Title TBA @ LKSC Berg Hall
Oct 17 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Medicine Grand Rounds: Kovitz Lecture, Title TBA @ LKSC Berg Hall | Palo Alto | California | United States

Presenter: Lawrence Tierney, MD
Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Lawrence Tierney, MD is an internist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 196 doctors at San Francisco VA Medical Center and one of 616 at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Internal Medicine.

Oct
24
Wed
Medicine Grand Rounds: Challenges in Communication & Shared Decision Making @ LKSC Berg Hall
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Medicine Grand Rounds: Challenges in Communication & Shared Decision Making @ LKSC Berg Hall | Palo Alto | California | United States

Presenter: David Magnus, PhD
Thomas Raffin Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University

David Magnus, PhD, is Thomas A. Raffin Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Ethics and Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Stanford University, where he is Director of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics and co-Chair of the Ethics Committee for the Stanford Hospital. He is currently the Vice-Chair of the IRB for the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative (“All of Us”). He is the former President of the Association of Bioethics Program Directors, and is the Editor in Chief of the American Journal of Bioethics. He has published articles on a wide range of topics in bioethics, including research ethics, genetics, stem cell research, organ transplantation, end of life and patient communication. He was a member of the Secretary of Agriculture’s Advisory Committee on Biotechnology in the 21st Century and currently serves on the California Human Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee. He is the principle editor of a collection of essays entitled Who Owns Life? (2002) and his publications have appeared in New England Journal of Medicine, Science, Nature Biotechnology, and the British Medical Journal. He has appeared on many radio and television shows including 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, FOX news Sunday, and ABC World News and NPR. In addition to his scholarly work, he has published Opinion pieces in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Chicago Tribune, the San Jose Mercury News, and the New Jersey Star Ledger.