‘Millennial Medicine’ to explore challenges and future of medical education April 26

Leading local and national experts in the areas of health, medicine, media and technology will gather at Rice University’s Bioscience Research Collaborative (BRC) April 26 for the “Millennial Medicine: Knowledge Design for an Age of Digital Disruption” symposium.

The symposium will focus on solutions to the major challenges facing medical education, with the goal of launching a new conversation on the future of medicine, event organizers said.

Presented by the Medical Futures Lab, the event will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the BRC’s auditorium, 6500 Main St. “Millennial Medicine” is supported by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, Rice’s Humanities Research Center and Office of the Provost, the John P. McGovern, M.D. Center for Humanities and Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine and Health 2.0 Houston.

Rice undergraduate students can register for free with code “RICEUND” and Rice faculty can register for $50 with code “ACADEM.” The fee for all others to attend is $20 for students and $200 for health professionals and other academics. Registration is required at www.medicalfutureslab.org/symposium.

About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is associate director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.