Entries by mindimer

CollabRx and the 2016 Cancer Moonshot

Q: Did the CollabRx vision of 2008-2010 foretell the 2016 Cancer Moonshot? A: True history is difficult to confirm. Its representation depends in large part on who recorded “his-story.” Even Socrates, who, amazingly, did not himself write, is known mostly because of the extensive writings by his students. Did Richard Nixon, in declaring “War on […]

Sixth Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture

“Public Health and Physician Activism: Lessons from Baltimore” The sixth annual Lundberg Institute Lecture welcomes Leana Wen, MD, Commissioner of Health for Baltimore City, as the 6th annual Lundberg Lecturer. Speaker Educated at Cal State, LA (Summa Cum Laude at age 18) Wash U, Merton College, Oxford, and Harvard MS, Dr. Wen is an Emergency Physician, a […]

Fifth Annual Lundberg Institute Lecture

Patient Safety: Get the Diagnosis Right The fifth annual Lundberg Institute Lecture welcomes three panelists from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. Modern medical science accepts the obvious fact that no one can know absolute medical truth. It is understood that diagnoses act as shortcuts intended to quickly convey […]