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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.

The Multimedia Educator

Directs the most widely used online genetics resource in the world, which received more than 47 million page views in 2012 and won the 2010 Prize for Online Resources in Education from the journal Science. Currently holds four NIH grants.

How can we shift the focus from meeting the needs of the doctors to meeting the needs of patients?

Charles Lockwood, M.D., vice president for Health Sciences Ohio State University, says we've been focused on the needs of providers for too long.

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.

The Digital Anatomist

Revolutionized anatomy education with the development of the first comprehensive, Web-based anatomy portal. Has earned national recognition in medical pedagogy for his research on the impact of cadaver dissection. Has authored multiple anatomy texts, including Gray’s Dissection Guide for Human Anatomy.

How can we accommodate patient needs and comfort with technology as medicine goes digital?

Elisabeth Kunkel, M.D., Jefferson Medical College, says we need more data.

The Global Teacher

Leads the only continuing medical education program for physician assistants in Ghana. Selected as the liaison for the Physician Assistant Education Association to the Consortium of Universities for Global Health. Collaborates with the World Health Organization to increase the physician assistant workforce worldwide.

How can we get better, cheaper therapies from bench to bedside?

Vicki Seyfert-Margolis, Ph.D. former senior advisor for Science Innovation and Policy at the U.S Food and Drug Administration says trying to cure every orphan disease would consume the entire U.S. GDP. How can we lower drug and device development costs?