Can We Bring the Joy Back into Medicine with Community Engagement?

Can We Bring the Joy Back into Medicine with Community Engagement? »

23 Mar, 2015
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Dr. Renee Kinman says she came to medicine in a backwards way. After college, she took a year off and started a PhD program, later deciding that she wanted to go to medical school, too. Today she's a pediatric endocrinologist at Valley Children's Hospital in Fresno, California. She's also deeply passionate about education, community involvement and…
Connecting the Dots with Matter’s Steven Collens

Connecting the Dots with Matter’s Steven Collens »

17 Mar, 2015
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Register for HX360 to meet Steven Collens in person. Photo provided. Steven Collens' days are full of conversations with entrepreneurs who are dreaming big, hoping to take advantage of our healthcare system's current state up upheaval by presenting innovative solutions. As CEO of Matter, Chicago's new healthcare technology startup center and community…
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,…
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…
Karan Chhabra on the Fruits of Being Unconventional

Karan Chhabra on the Fruits of Being Unconventional »

3 Feb, 2015
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Karan Chhabra, co-founder of Project Millennial. Photo provided. Karan Chhabra found his calling at a young age. He says he's always wanted to make an impact on the world through medicine; the gratification of face-to-face patient care and the ability to treat people quickly and accurately hooked him on medicine for good. Once…
Ajay Major: Finding Your “Medicine Plus”

Ajay Major: Finding Your “Medicine Plus” »

21 Jan, 2015
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Medical student Ajay Major, another member of our activist generation series. Photo provided. When he’s not on the wards as a third-year medical student, Ajay Major manages an online global magazine for medical students, advocates for single-payer healthcare, helps edit major journals like Virtual Mentor and The Bellevue Literary Review, and consults for Medstro…
Mad*Pow’s Amy Cueva Named to Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

Mad*Pow’s Amy Cueva Named to Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 »

24 Sep, 2014
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Amy Cueva, founder and Chief Experience Officer of Mad*Pow, has been named to the 2014 class of Boston Business Journal's 40 under 40 honorees. The honor recognizes Boston-based leaders who are making a major impact in their respective fields and in civic life, all before their 40th birthday. “The whole Mad*Pow team is thrilled and proud to…

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