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Theme: Seizing A Day

Chicago, IL, United States
October 26th, 2012

About this event

The TEDxRushU event is in honor of Mayur Patel, an alumnus of Rush University’s Health Systems Management program, who died unexpectedly in 2011. Mayur was loved and respected by those who had the honor of working with him. His passion for improving the environment and healthcare on a global level serves as the basis for our theme, “Seizing A Day,” and our goal is to have discussions centered around the idea of enhancing life, both through time and experience, to help carry on the passion and spirit of Mayur. The challenge posed to the audience will be, “how can we improve life expectancy globally by one day?”

Confirmed Speakers

  • Robert Macauley, MD
    Medical Director of Clinical Ethics, Fletcher Allen Health Care & Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • Suzy Yehl Marta
    Founder and President, Rainbows For All Children
  • Lucian Newman, III, MD
    Founder & Chief Medical Officer, ComplyMD
  • Sarah Elizabeth Ippel
    Founder and Executive Director, Academy for Global Citizenship
  • Laura Landy
    President & CEO, Fannie E. Rippel Foundation
  • Wrenetha Julion
    Rush College of Nursing Faculty

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Venue and Details

Rush University Medical Center
1725 West Harrison Street
Searle Conference Center, Room 542 Brainard
Chicago, IL, 60612
United States
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Event Type (what is this?) University

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Organizer 153150

Andrew Garman
Chicago, IL, United States

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Joyce Anne Wainio

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