Medical conferences are dedicated
to improving patient care. But what if
instead of focusing on incremental
change, they pursued amazing
advances and crazy innovations?
Here are four that do just that.
By Christopher Durso
It’s pounded into us from kindergarten — hammered with the weight of Thomas Edison’s famous quote about genius being
99 percent perspiration — that things usually
improve slowly and steadily as opposed to in
visionary leaps or inspirational flashes.
But what if you wanted to encourage
breakthrough thinking? Especially in medicine
and health care, maybe the most incremental
yet desperate-to-change-the-world field of all
— how would you build a conference specifically
dedicated to groundbreaking, trailblazing,
Let these four events show you.