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Designer Michael Graves confirmed as Medicine X opening keynote speaker

Article / Review by on February 16, 2012 – 8:55 pmNo Comments

Designer Michael Graves confirmed as Medicine X opening keynote speaker

Designer Michael Graves confirmed as Medicine X opening keynote speaker

Here’s some very exciting news from Larry Chu, MD, the executive director of the Stanford Medicine X conference:

I am so pleased to announce that the iconic American architect Michael Graves will give the opening keynote address at Stanford Medicine X on September 29, 2012. Paralyzed from the chest down due to a central nervous system infection in 2003, Graves has since used his design acumen to reshape the hospital experience by leading a functional and aesthetic transformation of hospital furnishings and equipment. I can’t think of a more fitting speaker to open a conference on patient-centered innovation of health care at the intersection of emerging technologies!

The Medicine X conference will take place on Sept. 29 and 30, with a special pre-conference workshops day scheduled for Sept. 28. A list of other confirmed speakers is available on the conference website.

By John Stafford
Stanford University Medical Center

Photo courtesy Michael Graves


* Stanford University Medical Center integrates research, medical education and patient care at its three institutions – Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.

**  The above story is adapted from materials provided by Stanford University School of Medicine


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