Archive of ‘Journalism’ category

2015-09-26 10.22.50-2

Stanford Med X 2015: It’s a wrap!

This year I was fortunate enough to have the weekend off to fly back to California (#dermlife! all the way) for the annual MedX conference held at Stanford. This conference is near and dear to my heart, not only because it is about how to use emerging technologies to shape the future of healthcare, but […] Read more…

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Giving my first on-camera interview

Last week I was fortunate to act as an on-screen host for Big Data in Biomedicine, a yearly conference at Stanford University that discusses current medical research in the field of Big Data. Before I went to this conference, I really did not have a clear grasp of what those two words together meant. A […] Read more…

Responding to a case of skewed journalism

An article published on the New York Times last weekend has been circulating widely on the Internet, and I feel that more than ever, physician voices are needed to reach the public and counter certain misconceptions put forth by the media. The article, titled “Patients’ Costs Skyrocket; Specialists’ Incomes Soar,” charts the growth of specialist […] Read more…

2013-09-29 11.03.01

Reflections on MedX

As I mentioned in the post below, I had the privilege of acting as the Global Access Host for Medicine X at Stanford this past weekend. I personally thought I had the best job in the conference because I got a few minutes to sit down with each of these amazing and talented individuals and […] Read more…

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First day of Stanford MedX

I spent the day working at the Stanford MedX conference and it has been a wonderful experience. MedX is an annual conference focusing on medicine and emerging technologies, with a focus on patient empowerment. MedX is an interdisciplinary meeting of minds that focuses on finding new ways to use technology to improve health. The speakers […] Read more…

So you want to get your story on TV…

I recently wrote a blogpost about how to pitch and get the attention of TV producers to get your health story on national television. This is in no way reflective of NBC viewpoints, but purely what I have observed during my four months here so far (four months already?! Where has the time gone?) Since […] Read more…

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