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Saturday, October 6 • 10:00am - 10:40am
Using Design Thinking to Create the Doctor of the Future

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Dr. Ku (@bonkuwill present Using Design Thinking to Create the Doctor of the Future, featuring pioneering work accomplished by medical students at JeffDesign to successfully introduce desktop 3D printing into the Jefferson health care system in Philadelphia. He will also illustrate recent entrepreneurial success of student teams participating in JeffSolves, who with the mentoring of boutique product development firm 10xBeta, leverage their clinical expertise to serve needs overlooked by the major medical device developers, to launch unique products targeting better health care outcomes.

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Bon Ku

Assistant Dean for Health and Design and an Associate Professor, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Bon Ku, MD, MPP is the Assistant Dean for Health and Design and an Associate Professor at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He is a practicing emergency medicine physician and the founder/director of the first design thinking program in a medical school... Read More →


Saturday October 6, 2018 10:00am - 10:40am
Salon III
  • about Bon Ku, MD, MPP is the Assistant Dean for Health and Design and an Associate Professor at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He is a practicing emergency medicine physician and the founder/director of the first design thinking program in a medical school. His innovative program that teaches future physicians to apply human-centered design to healthcare challenges has been highlighted in the The New York Times, New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst, The Huffington Post, Next City and Architectural Digest. Dr. Ku has spoken widely on the intersection of health and design thinking (TEDx, South by Southwest, Mayo Clinic Transform, Stanford Medicine X)  and serves on the Design and Health Leadership Group at the American Institute of Architects. He received the Health Care Innovators Award from the Philadelphia Business Journal and made the Best of Philly list in Philadelphia Magazine. Dr. Ku holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from Princeton University, MD from Penn State and a bachelor’s degree in Classical Studies from the University of Pennsylvania

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