Jenni Whalen

Jenni Whalen

    Jenni Whalen is the Executive Assistant of Editorial at Upworthy. She was previously MedTech Boston's Managing Editor and has an MS in Journalism from Boston University, as well as a BA in Psychology from Bucknell University. Whalen has written for Greatist, Boston magazine, AZ Central Healthy Living and the New England Journal of Medicine, among other places. She has also worked as a conference planner, ghost writer, researcher and content developer.

    Looking for a Summer Healthcare Fellowship?

    Looking for a Summer Healthcare Fellowship? »

    11 Mar, 2015
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    Members of the South Asian Healthcare Leadership Forum pose for a photo. Picture via @sacjai. The South Asian Healthcare Leadership Forum (SAHLF) has announced that its members will be hosting up to 10 U.S. college students in its 2015 Summer Scholars Program. The Summer Scholars Program will offer the opportunity for U.S.…
    Meet the 2015 Harvard InciteHealth Fellows

    Meet the 2015 Harvard InciteHealth Fellows »

    11 Mar, 2015
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    The Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care announced last week that they have recruited their inaugural class of 22 InciteHealth fellows. Rather than being selected to pursue a single idea, multidisciplinary teams of fellows will work with patients, industry experts and world-class mentors to generate new approaches to improving primary care and health. Teams will…
    2015’s WATCH Society Conference: Trade Secrets & Site Visits in Amsterdam

    2015’s WATCH Society Conference: Trade Secrets & Site Visits in Amsterdam »

    Itching for foreign travel and obsessed with the hottest happenings in wearable technology? Register for this year's WATCH Society (Wearable Technology in Healthcare Society) Conference, which will be held in Amsterdam on April 29 & 30, 2015. "The WATCH conference stands out because it is a 2-day, international conference organized by and for medical professionals interested in…
    The Three Parent IVF Technique: Controversies & Benefits

    The Three Parent IVF Technique: Controversies & Benefits »

    9 Mar, 2015
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    On February 3, 2015, Britain became the first country to allow a therapy called the "three-parent IVF technique," which is based on in vitro fertilization and allows for the ability to create an embryo with genetic material from three different people. Three parent IVF is still awaiting FDA approval in the United States, and is geared…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (March 8, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (March 8, 2015) »

    8 Mar, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS 2015 Autism Investment Conference March 10, 2015 - March 11, 2015 Boston Google - Autism Speaks Pitch Playground March 12, 2015 Cambridge Healthcare Analytics in Action March 26, 2015 Cambridge Boston 2015 Code-A-Thon March 28, 2015 - March 29, 2015 Boston XX in Health Retreat March 31, 2015 New York Hx Refactored 2015…
    Partner’s HealthCare Announces Keynotes for 2015 World Medical Innovation Forum

    Partner’s HealthCare Announces Keynotes for 2015 World Medical Innovation Forum »

    5 Mar, 2015
    Events
    Partners Healthcare announced this week that it has chosen keynote speakers for the 2015 World Medical Innovation Forum in Neurosciences. Speakers will include many industry leaders, such as:   Rudy Tanzi, PhD, professor of Neurology at Harvard University, Vice-Chair of Neurology at MGH, and Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at MGH Atul…
    Over Half of U.S. Doctors Have Considered Quitting Medicine, According to “Physician Misery Index”

    Over Half of U.S. Doctors Have Considered Quitting Medicine, According to “Physician Misery Index” »

    5 Mar, 2015
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    What will it take to bring the joy back into medicine? Photo via andresr/ Shutterstock. The results of Geneia's Physician Misery Index study are in and the numbers paint a dismal portrait of the life of a physician today: An overwhelming number of the 400+ physicians who participated in the study…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (March 2, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (March 2, 2015) »

    2 Mar, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS 2015 Health IT Summit San Francisco March 03, 2015 - March 04, 2015 San Francisco Medical Device Reporting (MDR) - Webinar March 03, 2015 Remote Issue and Crisis Management - Webinar March 04, 2015 Remote Swimming with the Sharks: IP Due Diligence March 04, 2015 Lowell Rethinking the Response to Emerging Microbes: Vaccines…
    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

    27 Feb, 2015
    News
    We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: Real-time mobile healthcare is now available from Doctor on Demand. Photo via thenextweb.com. 1. Telehealth + Seamless Reimbursement = Doctor on Demand Doctor on Demand, the Uber of telehealth, has announced an alliance with PokitDok, streamlining reimbursements for…
    Ask the Experts: Developments in Genetic Testing

    Ask the Experts: Developments in Genetic Testing »

    There's some controversial discussion happening over on Medstro's NEJM Group Open Forum: Ask the Authors & Experts, and it's all about genetics - GINA, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, in particular. The authors of a recent NEJM article on GINA tell us that the act was designed “to fully protect the public from discrimination” and also to “allay…

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