Luncheon/Keynote Session

Date
Monday, Nov. 18, 2019
Time
12:15 PM–2:15 PM
Location
Thurgood Marshall Ballroom
Tracks
Keynote Sessions

HOST: Kim Castro, Editor and Chief Content Officer, U.S. News & World Report

CONVERSATION
CRISPR AND THE NEW FRONTIERS OF CARE
Gene editing has the potential to transform the way care is administered and personalized to patients, and its impact is already being felt. In a fireside chat with two pioneers in the development of CRISPR and related technology, hear about the latest advances, the costs and challenges of implementation, and the ethical questions surrounding such innovation.
John Evans, Chief Executive Officer, Beam Therapeutics
Feng Zhang, Professor and Core Member, MIT/Broad Institute
Moderator: Nancy Shute, Editor-in-Chief, Science News

CONVERSATION
CHILDREN FACING TRAUMA AND GRIEF: THE SILENT EPIDEMIC OF THE 21ST CENTURY
Julie Kaplow, Ph.D., Vice Chair for Behavioral Health and Head of Psychology, Baylor College of Medicine; Director, Trauma and Grief Center and Chief of Psychology, Texas Children’s Hospital
Moderator: Jane Pauley, Host, CBS Sunday Morning

PANEL
ARE YOU LISTENING? PRIORITIZING THE PATIENT VOICE IN HEALTHCARE
Tiffany Christensen, Vice President, Experience Innovation, The Beryl Institute
Jeff Goldenberg M.D., Co-Founder, Talia’s Voice: Projects for Patient Safety
Naomi Kirtner, Co-Founder, Talia’s Voice: Projects for Patient Safety
Liz Salmi, Senior Strategist, Outreach and Communications, OpenNotes
Moderator: Lindsay Lyon, Deputy Editor, U.S. News & World Report