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Putting IBM Watson to Work In Healthcare

Martin Kohn, M.D., recently gave a presentation at the University of Utah Health Sciences.

How do we find a way to value indispensable faculty contributions?

Harriet Hopf, M.D., accociate dean for academic affairs, University of Utah, says retention, tenure and promotion policies need to move beyond NIH grants and funding.

How can the library be the hub that brings people together across disciplines?

Scott Plutchak, Ph.D., Interm Director the edge of Chaos Innowatch Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, shares his thoughts.

How can milestones for residency training allow customized learning and flexible timelines?

Paula Termuhlen, M.D., general surgery residency program director, Medical College of Wisconsin, says residency programs need to be reimagined in order to face the physician deficit head-on.

Mark Miller: Are on-site health clinics the health care solution for employers?

Mark Miller, CEO of the Mark Miller Corp., Chair Community Board of Directors, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, wants to see health care follow other industries. In the auto industry for example, car buyers can go to a website and find out prices and read reviews of vehicles and dealers. Why can't health care be the same?

Bench-2-Bedside medical device competition

Bench-2-Bedside is a medical device competition for students at the University of Utah. Teams come from all departments across campus. They get $500 to develop prototypes and compete for more than $70,000 in prizes.

Martin S. Kohn, M.D.

Putting IBM Watson to work in Healthcare

Translating vision into action

Transforming academic medicine is a complex task, it requires that we rethink the entire structure - governance, money flows, teams vs. individuals, the list is long. Perhaps the biggest challenge, however, is how to take the leadership vision and engaging the entire institution in acting on the vision.

Navigating Through Change

Just as a ship’s captain needs to prepare her ship and crew for any possible weather, leaders in academic medicine needs to prepare our organizations for an uncertain future.