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How can we fully tap the potential of our faculty and find that academic sweet spot?

Valerie Williams, Ph.D., vice provost for academic affairs and faculty development, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, says we need to learn how to take full advantage of faculty and staff.

Could supercomputers like IBM’s Watson be a physician’s new best friend?

Martin Kohn, M.D., chief medical scientist, Care Delivery Systems for IBM Research, says Watson can help physicians wade through the meaningless data to find what’s important to patients.

Can we force the health care revolution as academic medicine leaders?

Peter Slavin, M.D., president, Massachusetts General Hospital, says AMCs need to lead in controlling health care costs.

Can we expand the definition of diversity to include academic diversity?

Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., dean & executive vice president, Morehouse School of Medicine, believes that a diverse education can provide greater care to people in the long run.

What if we could make online simulations accessible to all?

Michelle Lin, M.D., emergency medicine, UCSF, says innovation doesn't need to be perfect to be implemented.

How can we use social media to help patients understand their disease and advance research?

Robert Gugliemo, Wayne State University student, says social media can be an invaluable tool for patients and providers.

Are we willing to rethink our work so we are true to our core purposes and values?

Mark Laret, CEO, UCSF Medical Center, says we need to reimagine how we carry out our work by asking the difficult questions.

How do we use technology to personalize health care and address the physician shortage?

Aaron Byzak, M.B.A., University of California San Diego, weighs in on how to align care with technology and taking care of patients.

How do we deal with falsehoods propagated about health on the internet?

Carol Rumack, M.D., University of Colorado, says experts have a responsibility to participate in online conversations.