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Speaker Series and Panels

CBIT hosts speaker series, fireside chats, and panel discussions to facilitate interdisciplinary conversations regarding innovation, career development, and shifts in health care. Take a look at some of our past events and let us know if there’s a new topic you’d like to see.

  • “Medical Design and Innovation Panel”, Dr. Stuart Cambell, BME Yale; Dr. Lisa Lattanza, Orthopedics Yale, Mrinal Kumar, Ontrack Rehab, Dr. Pearlstone DICOM Director – event held in partnership with Yale BMES (Spr 2021)
  • "COVID-19 and Real World Evidence”, Karen DeSalvo, Chief Health Officer, Google Health (Fall 2021)
  • Innovation Insights, Jonathan Rothberg, PhD (GRD ‘91) Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of 4Catalyzer (2019)
  • "Leading Digital Development at Bayer”, Jessica Federer, MPH, CDO Bayer (2018)
  • "Health System Innovation and Partnering with CBIT”, Keith Churchwell, MD YNHHS Vice President and Executive Director of Yale New Haven Hospital’s Cardiovascular Services (2018)
  • Building a Board”, Carrie Rich, CEO Global Good Fund in partnership with CBEY (2017)
  • “Lessons From Starting a Dozen Companies” Kevin Ryan, (YC ‘85) Founder & Chairman of Gilt, Business Insider, MongoDB, and Nomad Health (2016)
  • “How to Understand the Customer and Market for your Biomedical Innovation”, Michael Dempsey, Medical Technology Innovator and CBIT entrepreneur-in-residence (2015)
  • “Paradoxes and Perspectives on Innovation”, John Abele, Co-Founder and Director, Boston Scientific (2015)
  • “Physician Driven Innovation”, David Whittaker, MD, Elm Street Ventures (2014)
  • Creating and Implementing Breakthrough Technologies", Robert Langer, PhD, MIT David H. Koch Institute Professor and prolific inventor (2014)