Just Talking with Dr. Korey Hood

This week I’m joined by Dr. Korey Hood and a conversation about his diabetes diagnosis, his interest in the psychology of adolescents with diabetes, his journey to UCSF, and his new position at Stanford University. There’s also some talk about planning American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions, Children With Diabetes Friends For Life conference, and Dancing with the Stars. Enjoy.

Dr. Hood lurks on Twitter at @koreykhood and can be reached via email at kkhood at stanford dot edu.

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About Medicine X 2014 – Day 3

We made it to the last day of tweets. Here’s the Storify post of my comments along with some shots from the official Medicine X Flickr account. As usual, some of my favorite moments are highlighted below.

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Just Talking About Stanford Medicine X 2014 (Part 2)

Following up on last week’s call-in show, I received another batch of impressions from the Medicine X community to share with all of you. Additionally, special guest host, and love of my life Dayle hosts this week’s podcast as I share my own Medicine X experience with all of you, my dear listeners. Enjoy!

For more information about Medicine X and the 2015 ePatient Scholarship Application, visit medicinex.stanford.edu.

Special thanks to everyone who called in:

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About Medicine X 2014 – Day 2

The Storification of tweets continues as I recap Day 2 of Stanford Medicine X. After the rush of hosting the opening panel the day before, I figured the rest of the weekend would be a walk in the park. Here are some of the stand-out moments from the day, as told by my ability to be clever in the span of 140 characters.

(And you should too)

We still have a ways to go before being the “token patient” at a conference is a thing of the past.

That, right there, is my most important tweet of the day. Maybe even the entire conference.

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About Medicine X 2014 – Day 1

Another day, another link to a Storify post full of tweets and pictures from the first official day of Stanford Medicine X 2014.

Here are my favorite moments from the day’s adventures.

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About Medicine X 2014 – Fashion

If you’ll excuse a moment of vanity.

I knew this year would be different. As a member of the ePatient Advisory Board, there would be more attention on what I did and said. Par for the course, I suppose, that increased responsibility means increased visibility means increased responsibility. Ben Parker would be proud. It was with this context that I decided to seriously step my fashion game up for the conference. In 2012 I wore polo shirts and button ups, but I also had a zip-up hoodie on standby. Last year I bought new shirts, in particular for my opening panel that I moderated. But this year I needed something more assertive; something more mature.

Hence…

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