Dr. Leonard Glass on Physician Retraining and Reentry

Dr. Leonard Glass on Physician Retraining and Reentry »

25 Mar, 2015
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Leonard W. Glass M.D., president of Physician Retraining & Reentry. Photo provided. When Dr. Leonard Glass, a board certified general surgeon, plastic surgeon and reconstructive surgeon, retired ten years ago, he thought he was leaving medicine for good. But then he read about the shortage of family medicine doctors in America and…
10 Physician-Authored Blogs Worth Reading

10 Physician-Authored Blogs Worth Reading »

18 Mar, 2015
Opinion/Editorial
Photo via rangizzz/ shutterstock. We've been reading up a storm lately, so this week we've rounded up ten of our favorite healthcare blogs. All of these blogs are written by physicians covering a variety of topics - oncology, primary care, motherhood, innovation, life after a medical career and more. In no particular…
Reflections on the Ongoing Struggle to Define Value in Healthcare

Reflections on the Ongoing Struggle to Define Value in Healthcare »

How will we define the value of our healthcare system? Dr. Neel Shah considers here and on Wing of Zock. Photo via Christian Delbert/ Shutterstock. Last week, I had the opportunity to sit at a table with some of the nation’s top thought leaders. We convened at the Newseum in Washington, DC,…
The Jewish Venture Mentoring Service: Working Toward Zero Degrees of Separation

The Jewish Venture Mentoring Service: Working Toward Zero Degrees of Separation »

Rony Shapiro, founder of JVMS, meets with interested ventures. Photo provided. Continuing along with my series on incubators and accelerators, I've decided to include an unconventional new program called the Jewish Venture Mentoring Service in my lineup, otherwise known as JVMS, which may have flown under your radar. JVMS is a new…
Wearables Week Boston 2015 Announced

Wearables Week Boston 2015 Announced »

12 Mar, 2015
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MIT Hacking Medicine, Medstro and Quantified Self Boston today announced that they are teaming up to launch the first ever "Wearables Week" focusing on the use of wearables to create innovative healthcare solutions. Wearables Week will be held April 21-26, 2015 at venues around Kendall Square and will feature three unique events showcasing the latest…
Pairing Design Thinking & Healthcare Innovation at HxRefactored

Pairing Design Thinking & Healthcare Innovation at HxRefactored »

12 Mar, 2015
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Use our exclusive discount code - HxR100 - to get $100 off the current HxRefactored registration rate. It's been a long winter in Boston. Spring is bound to come fast this year, bringing with it energy (and the ability to walk down the street without climbing through snow piles). So our…
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
PeopleUncategorized
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…
iHT2 Focuses on What Really Works

iHT2 Focuses on What Really Works »

10 Mar, 2015
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  Conference attendees from Kaiser Permanente enjoy iHT2. Photo via @garettng. Complimentary approaches to achieving health technology’s potential to improve patient outcomes and care affordability were on display at the Institute for Healthcare Technology Transformation’s annual meeting in San Francisco last week (iHT2). Here's what you missed: Technology = Convenience Dr. Wesley…
Ilana Yurkiewicz on Writing and Medicine

Ilana Yurkiewicz on Writing and Medicine »

10 Mar, 2015
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Medical student and science writer Ilana Yurkiewicz says she always had an inkling that she wanted to be a physician. She grew up on Long Island, NY and did her undergrad at Yale University, where she studied molecular biology. While at Yale, she got her start in science writing, too, as Editor-in-Chief of the Yale…

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