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TEDMED Austin 2013


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TEDMED is coming to Austin! We're truly privileged to have an opportunity to hear from some of the brightest minds in health and medicine - while meeting with our health innovation compatriots right here in Austin. Thanks to the Texas Medical Association and to UT's McCombs School of Business for hosting the live simulcast on April 17!

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TEDMED Austin 2013

  1. 1. TEDMED is coming April 17The Texas Medical Association is hosting a half-daylive simulcast of TEDMED lectures. Join us live April 17, 1-7:30 pmTEDMED is an annual meeting of the minds wheremultidisciplinary innovators discuss hot topics ATTENDANCE IS FREE!and new developments in health and medicine. Double Tree Suites Hotel,Past TEDMED speakers include Temple Grandin, Bluebonnet RoomPresident Bill Clinton, and TMA’s 2013 General 303 W. 15th St. • Austin, TX 78701Session speaker, Abraham Verghese, MD. Thisyear’s spectactular speaker line-up includes 50+ Free parking available at the TMA Buildingglobal leaders.Come prepared to think; come prepared tointeract — but most of all, come prepared to havefun! You’re sure to find TEDMED an unforgettable Texas Medical Association Austinexperience. #TEDMEDtma
  2. 2. Join the livestream online anytime, anywhere, with anyone!Register for the Live Event Connect to TEDMED 3 Easy Ways to Register: Via Mobile Application • Go online to Download the TEDMEDConnect Mobile in your app store. When texmed, or prompted by the app, input the Texas Medical Association location • Contact TMA’s Knowledge Center at ID: L82830, and your personal email address. (800) 880-7955, or The app will: • Email • Allow TEDMEDLive participants to connect “live” to theEvent is limited to 100 guests. speakers on the TEDMED stage and ask them questions or transmit comments.Free parking available at the TMA Building. • Contain the up-to-the-minute TEDMED schedule.Beverages and light refreshments will be available courtesy • Let users view and upload photos from TEDMEDLive viewingof the Texas Medical Association. locations. • Let users participate in live polls and games. • Give users the opportunity to request a follow-up “Science-Kit”. • Allow users to download the conference program. • Connect users to Facebook and Twitter. Not Coming to the Live Event? If you can’t attend the live event, you can participate from anywhere using your mobile device. To give you maximum scheduling flexibility, choose the format that’s best for you. All four days of speakers will be available in two formats: REAL-TIME: View TEDMED with the rest of the DC Delegation during the days of the event (April 16-19). ON-DEMAND: Experience TEDMED according to your schedule, during the event and thereafter, through Sunday, April 21 (midnight your time zone).Speaker Schedule LIVESTREAM BEGINS 1:30 PM1:30-3:15 pm 4:30-6:30 pmShifting the Patterns of Power What Happens When We Mix Up the Models?MODERATORS: MODERATOR:Tracey Haas, DO, and Tim Gueramy, MD, DocbookMD Stephen Pont, MD, MPH Dell Children’s Medical Center, The Texas Center for the Prevention and the Treatment of Childhood ObesityH. Shaw Warren, MD, a physician and researcher, talks of thepluses and minuses of the mouse monarchy in medical research. Francis Collins, NIH director, returns to the TEDMED stage to talkMax Little, a mathematician and Parkinson’s Voice Initiative founder, about the next big leaps in biomedicine.will share his perspective on how big data could change medicine. Mike Pazin, an ENCODE program officer, will shed light on howAshley Atkinson will show us why urban gardens are about much collaboration can help unlock more DNA secrets.more than just plants from her perspective as the co-director of The Manzari Brothers of So You Think You Can Dance bring theirKeep Growing Detroit. blazing talent to the TEDMED stage.Pritpal S. Tamber, MD, a physician, TEDMED clinical editor, and Gary Slutkin, MD, an epidemiologist at Cure Violence, says the issuefounder of Optimising Clinical Knowledge, explores a missing has been misdiagnosed, and instead created science-based strategiesingredient. that aim to stop violence before it erupts. David Odde, a biomedical engineer, and Black Label Movement,Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth reveals how he thinks about a collective of dance artists, team up to combine dance and science,the difficulties of aligning payer and profit in U.S. health care. shining new light on both.Peter Attia, MD, a surgeon, former McKinsey consultant, and Zubin Damania, MD, an internist and rapper “ZDoggMD,” wants torelentless self-experimenter, says prevailing solutions to our obesity shake up health care with ideas as bold and personable as his satiricalepidemic are starved of evidence-based science. videos.3:15-4:30 pm 6:30-7:30 pmBreak and Discussion Reception and Discussion