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Telemedicine: Promises, Challenges, and Ethics

Date

Aug 24, 2018 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location

Four Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA

Please join the Columbia University Masters of Bioethics Program for a lecture presented by Dr. Thomas S. Nesbitt, Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Technologies and Alliances at UC Davis, and one of the world's leading experts on uses of telemedicine in health care. We look forward to your attendance.

There will be a livestream option available. For questions, please contact Sameer H. Ladha at shl2159@columbia.edu.

Agenda
7:00–8:00 p.m. Discussion
8:00–9:00 p.m. Reception

About Dr. Thomas S. Nesbitt
Thomas S. Nesbitt, M.D., M.P.H., is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Technologies and Alliances and is responsible for advancing UC Davis Health’s excellence in clinical outreach and technology-enabled models of care. Nesbitt works closely with leaders throughout the state in developing partnerships with regional hospitals, clinics and centers to expand access to quality health care and create a statewide broadband telehealth network. He ensures that faculty and staff excel at using innovative technologies to provide high-quality, state-of-the-art medical care. Nesbitt also served as Interim Vice Chancellor for Human Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine at UC Davis from June 2013–February 2014.

Speakers

Robert Klitzman, M.D., Academic Director, Master of Science in Bioethics Program
Thomas S. Nesbitt, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Technologies and Alliances, UC Davis