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“Thriving Over Surviving” TEDxBeaconStreet Salon

March 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm


This special TEDxBeaconStreet Salon event will feature 15 inspiring presentations about medical innovation, revolutionary patient care and personal stories that will change the way you think about healthcare. The conversation will explore the intersection of medicine, technology, and personal health transformation and the event will be live streamed to locations around the world. Carey Goldberg, co-host of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog, will co-host the event along with SAGES President Dr. Brian Dunkin, and board members Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg and Dr. Melina Vassiliou. For additional information, or to register please visit http://salon.tedxbeaconstreet.com/.

Talks will include:

• Robert Waldinger, MD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Harvard Study of Adult Development, Renowned TED Speaker on What Makes A Good Life? Lessons From The Longest Study On Happiness
• Matt Trevithick, American Held in Iran and Freed After 40 Days of Captivity
• Adrianne Haslet, Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor, Philanthropist, Advocate
• Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, Author of What Doctors Feel, Medicine in Translation, Incidental Findings, and Singular Intimacies: Becoming a Doctor at Bellevue
• Shad Deering, MD, National Expert in the Use of Simulation for Patient Safety
• Peter Pronovost, MD, World-Renowned Patient Safety Champion
• Daniel Kraft, MD, Physician-Scientist, Inventor, Innovator
• Eric Johnson, MD, Skydiver
• Al Millar, International Street, Circus & Corporate Entertainer
• Dana Rosser, Author of Thru Thick and Thin: Facing Obesity Thru the Eyes of a Loved One
• Justin Constantine, Lieutenant Colonel, War Trauma Survivor
• Trine Engebretsen, MD, MS, Organ Transplant Recipient at the Age of One
• Deforia Lane, PhD, MT-BC, Music Psychologist, Author of Music is Medicine
• Camille Brown, Prolific Choreographer, Bessie Award Recipient and TED Fellow
• Matthew Hueman, MD, Warzone Medic


March 17, 2016
7:00 pm


Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Ave
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