Why are we so afraid of death? After all, death is inevitable. But what is death? Is it the end, the beginning or a transition? Kelvin Chin will help people rethink how they respond to the death of a loved one and how they think about their own deaths. His new approach is sensitive, insightful and non-religious.
Judy Mikovits, Ph.D., Former Director, Antiviral Drug Mechanisms Laboratory, National Cancer Institute; Co-author, Plague: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for the Truth Kent Heckenlively, Attorney; Science Teacher; Founding Editor, Age of Autism; Co-Author, Plague: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for the Truth Brian Hooker, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of the Science and Mathematics Division, Simpson University Read more »
Richard G. Caro, Co-founder, Tech-enhanced Life, PBC Brad Kreit, Research Director, Institute for the Future Christina Irving, LCSW, Family Caregiver Alliance Moli Steinert, Executive Director, SteppingStone Adult Day Health - Moderator Read more »
Thalia Michelle, Executive Director, Mothers Advocating Medical Marijuana for Autism; Co-Founder, The Thinking Moms Revolution Felicia Carbajal, Co-Founder, California Cannabis Advocates; Educator; Activist Amanda Reiman, Ph.D., MSW; Manager, Marijuana Law and Policy, Drug Policy Alliance; Doctoral Fellow, National Institute of Health Christie Dames, CEO, TechTalk/Studio – Moderator Read more »
Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D.; Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Author, Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychology Renee Binder, M.D., Professor and Director Psychiatry and Law Program, UCSF; President-Elect, American Psychiatric Association - Moderator Read more »
Carlina Hansen, Executive Director, Women’s Community Clinic Claire Brindis, DrPH, Director, UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies Lupe Rodriguez, Director of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Alice Huan-mei Chen, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, San Francisco Health Network; Co-Director, Center for Innovation in Access and Quality at San Francisco General Hospital; Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco – Moderator Read more »
Eric Topol, MD, Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Clinic; Author, The Patient Will See You Now: The Future of Medicine Is in Your Hands
In The Patient Will See You Now, Eric Topol, one of the nation’s top physicians, examines what he calls medicine’s “Gutenberg moment.” Much as the printing press liberated knowledge from the control of an elite class, new technology – from the smartphone to machine learning – is poised to democratize medicine. Read more »