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Pediatric Innovation Showcase 2023

To view this year’s sixth annual Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Pediatric & Maternal Innovation Showcase, check out the video below.

Highlights of the agenda

Remarks from Dean Lloyd Minor, MD, Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine and Paul King, President and CEO, Stanford Medicine Children’s Health.

Maternal Health Technology Innovation Keynote—Stephen Quake, PhD, Lee Otterson Professor of Bioengineering and Professor of Applied Physics at Stanford University and Co-president of the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub.

Panel: Maternal Health Technology Innovators—Kavita K. Patel MD, MS, leads discussion with panelists Colby Holtshouse, Maternal Health US Business Unit Lead, Organon; Janene Fuerch, MD FAAP, Clinical Assistant Professor of Neonatology, Stanford University School of Medicine; and Laura Chambers, CEO, Willow Innovations.

Impact1 Maternal Health Pitch Competition—Innovative solutions for maternal and fetal health pitched by NUA Surgical, Navigate Maternity, Novocuff, Doto Health Private Limited, YeneHealth (FemTech), Malama Health, Mi Tribu, and Apollo Health.

Panel: Where Are They Now?—See what our past PDC participants are up to today. We will catch up with Eric Chehab, PhD, former CEO of Novonate; Xina Quan, co-founder and CEO, PyrAmes; and Andre Bessette, co-founder and CEO, Eclipse Regenesis, Inc.

Panel: XR in Pediatric Health Care—Join the conversation on creating and applying extended reality tech in pediatric health care with panelists Thomas Caruso, MD, PhD, clinical professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford Medicine; Mark Zhang, DO, MMSc, FAMIA, associate chief medical information officer of Digital Innovation and medical director of the Digital Innovation Hub at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and John Luna, Manager and Interactive Media Developer, Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Panel: Challenges of Digital Innovation in Teen Health—Join moderator Keith Morse, MD, MBA, as he leads this panel discussion about the unique needs and challenges of developing digital health tools for teens and their parents. Panelists include Chethan Sarabu, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Stanford Medicine, and Director of Clinical Informatics, Sharecare; Rachel Goldstein, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Adolescent Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine; and Hannah K. Galvin, MD, FAAP, FAMIA, Chief Medical Information Officer, Cambridge Health Alliance.