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Medicine X - New York Pop-Up!

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Please join us for the first Stanford Medicine X Pop-Up in NY! Thanks to ITP ( for hosting a night of discussions on the future of health care and patient-centric design - RSVP Required!

Please make sure to come early for a good seat. Once we reach 150 people, the venue will be at capacity and will have to close doors. We recommend getting to ITP @ NYU TISCH as early as possible when check-in begins.


6:15 PM - Check-in, Networking, Tech Demos, and Light Snacks

7:00 PM - Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Larry Chu, Executive Director, Stanford Medicine X

7:10 PM - ePatient Ignite! Presentation by Cyrena Gawuga, 2015 Medicine X ePatient Scholar

7:15 PM - Medicine X Health Care Design Award Winning Presentation by Greg Segal, Co-Founder, ORGANIZE

7:20 PM - Introduction to NY Region Events by Doug Kanter, Medicine X NY Community Organizer

7:30 PM - Keynote Address by Manmeet Kaur (, Executive Director | Founder, City Health Works (

7:50 PM - Panel Discussion on Designing Support Networks, moderated by Doug Kanter, and featuring panelists:

• Manmeet Kaur, Executive Director | Founder, City Health Works

• Diana Freed (, Technologist-in-Residence at Cornell Tech's Small Data Lab (, Fellow at Data & Society ( Research Institute and a Visiting Scholar at NYU-ITP

• Logan Merriam (, Founder of Flaredown (

8:20 PM - Closing Remarks by Dr. Larry Chu and Doug Kanter

8:30 PM - Tech Demos and Networking

About our Keynote Speaker:

Manmeet Kaur founded City Health Works in 2012 to create a business case for the integration of local health coaches into the U.S healthcare system. Prior, she was an advisor to the One Million Community Health Worker Campaign and worked on related initiatives in South Africa (Mamelani Projects), India (LabourNet) and NYC (the Brennan Center for Justice). In her time abroad Manmeet saw the potential for reverse innovation from lower cost health systems when applied to the U.S.

Manmeet’s work has been featured in NPR, the Daily News, the New England Journal of Medicine, the Commonwealth Fund, and NationSwell. She earned an MBA from Columbia and a BA from Barnard College, where she was selected as a Third Millennium Human Rights Fellow. Manmeet is a GLG Social Impact Fellow, Draper Richard Kaplan Foundation Social Entrepreneur and serves on the Board of the Sikh Coalition. Manmeet was born and raised in New York and lives in Harlem with her husband and son.

About Stanford Medicine X:

Stanford Medicine X programs aim to connect all stakeholders to innovate healthcare at the intersection of emerging technologies and medicine.

Medicine X is a catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and health care. The initiative explores how emerging technologies will advance the practice of medicine, improve health, empower patients to be active participants in their own care, and more. Learn more about Medicine X by visiting our website:

About Stanford Medicine X 2015 Health Care Design Award Winner: Organize