Tag Archives: DC

A tour of/from the future, Georgetown School of Medicine, Washington, DC USA



E Pluribus Innovator View on Flickr After a long delayed scheduling process (medical students are BUSY), I got to take a tour of the medical education experience of fellow future inhabitant Konstantin Karmazin (@zenkkarma) at our local medical school with a family medicine department (@GUFamilyMed),  Georgetown University School of Medicine. From time to time I end up » » » » on to the full article

Do you know determination when you see it? Casa Ruby 2nd Anniversary, Washington, DC USA



Casa Ruby 2nd Anniversary, View on Flickr.com I love watching people lead. It’s something I realized this week. Probably why I am drawn to being a Permanente physician, because of the strong leadership culture at Kaiser Permanente. And also why I recognize leadership when I see it. I’ve known Ruby Corado, a humanist and transgender » » » » on to the full article

Health Datapalooza Week, Washington, DC USA



Todd Park (View on Flickr.com) This week in Washington, DC has been (and is usually) Health Datapalooza (@hdpalooza): Health Datapalooza is a national conference focused on liberating health data, and bringing together the companies, startups, academics, government agencies, and individuals with the newest and most innovative and effective uses of health data to improve patient outcomes. UK » » » » on to the full article

ILN14 Day 3 – This is the Military Health System: 20-20-20, 3-3-3



Lt. Gen Douglas J Robb, Director Defense Health Agency , “This is Why” View on Flickr.com We closed out the Innovation Learning Network (@HealthcareILN) in person meeting with our host Military Health System (@healthdotmil) at the iconic National Defense University (@NDU_EDU) at Ft. McNair in Washington, DC (of course). As you can see from the » » » » on to the full article

Behind the Scenes at Capital Bikeshare: Innovation Learning Network 2014 Safari



The best safaris happen via active transportation – View on Flickr. Every Innovation Learning Network meeting includes a series of what we call “Innovation Safaris.” Our task in developing the safaris for this meeting were adventures that are slightly atypical, not necessarily health care focused, but with a lot of lessons for people developing ideas » » » » on to the full article

Innovation in equality: Celebrating and Sponsoring Transgender Person Pride, Washington, DC USA



The annual TransPride celebration is for members, supporters, family, and friends of the Transgender community.  I am proud to work with colleagues who agree that “Status quo” is not “baseline”. With Bianca Rey (@BiancaRey) and Melanie Hiller, Kaiser Permanente Pride: Mid-Atlantic States Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex Employee Resource Group May 17, 2014 was the » » » » on to the full article

Happy Earth Day 1994-2014 in Meridian Hill Park: Drugs to Hugs



Happy Earth Day! 20 years yesterday, President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore visited the coolest park in the world, Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park (Photo Gallery (U.S. National Park Service)), in Washington, DC, where President Clinton gave his Earth Day address: William J. Clinton: Remarks on the Observance of Earth Day President Clinton described a » » » » on to the full article