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Harvard Medical School Student Speed-matching innovation event in primary care

October 23, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Students: Explore the World of Primary Care

Students are invited to join the revolutionary movement to solve our national health care crisis by exploring innovative projects in primary care.

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 6 PM, theHarvard Medical School Center for Primary Care will be hosting a speed matching event for students (including but not limited to medical, nursing, pharmacy, public health, policy, social work, undergraduate, and business students) interested in learning more about opportunities and projects.

Mentors from the Innovation Fellows Program and Academic Innovations Collaborative will be present for students to meet and discuss project opportunities. The Center provides funding for students to participate in term-time and summer projects.

Food will be provided.

James Ryan

Jim Ryan has spent the past 20 years building global markets for US-based telecommunications and enterprise technology companies. Mr. Ryan exited five startups (2 IPOs, 2 acquisitions, 1 Chapter 11) and now uses his expertise as one of the three founding partners of Farpoint Ventures helping startups from the US quickly build global sales channels and bring in revenues from overseas markets. Mr. Ryan has closed over $1B in export business for startups.

Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a Master's degree from Osaka University. He is a native speaker of Japanese, and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese and French.

In between meetings, he has climbed Mt. Rainier three times, finished the Boston Marathon and Cape Cod Marathon, climbed Mt. Washington in all four seasons and hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon 10 times. He holds a Private Pilot license and enjoys flying his Cessna 172 around New England and beyond.


October 23, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Harvard Medical School, TMEC, Rooms 447 & 448
260 Longwood Avenue
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