Founded by Dr Shafi Ahmed, the curriculum will consist of AI, Robotics, VR/AR, Machine Learning, biosensors, intellectual property and more. The pilot kicked off in January 2017, and will take 120 students through a 4 month programme that includes idea generation, mentorship, pitch day and a hackathon.
The Faculty is world-class, with some of the most influential leaders in the space. The Faculty includes:
- Dr Shafi Ahmed - Consultant Surgeon and Associate Dean / Faculty of Singularity University
- Dr Daniel Kraft - Paediatric oncologist / Chair of Exponential medicine, Singularity University US
- Dr Cristina De Juan - CEO of Innovatemedtec
- Dr Jack Kreindler - Previous A and E Physician physiologist and serial technology entrepreneur / Faculty of Singularity University
- Maxine Mackintosh - Chair Health Tech Women
- Milind Kamkolkar - Previous Global Head data science at Novartis / Faculty of Singularity University US
- Arshya Vahabzadeh - Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. Director of Digital Health, Brain Power / Faculty of Singularity University
- Dr Vishal Gulati - HealthTech venture capitalist
- John Nosta - Digital Health strategic advisor Google Health Advisory Board / Faculty of Singularity University US
Class Day - 13 January 2017
The launch of the course took place at Barts University with students and mentors in the room as well as live streaming from the USA.
Students are now divided into groups, given a mentor from the faculty, and are putting together a business case in preparation for the pitch day on February 24th! Watch this space.
Feedback from the launch day includes,
Here is the link to our white paper on 'Digital Health: an overview for physicians'.
Master Class Blockchain in Healthcare
The master class will take place between 9.00 - 11.00 am on March 14th 2017. Breakfast will be provided.Our class will include a short presentation by the speakers, small group discussions on your topics, and extensive networking opportunities. A detailed agenda will be shared with the attendees.Before the event, you can submit questions that you'd like to be addressed during the event, from the challenges you are facing to feedback on your plans and ideas.
Dr. Robert Learney kicked off our event by introducing blockchain and the research of the team at the Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering in Imperial College. He explained what transactions mean, the emergence of blocks and the historical development.
We discussed Bitcoin, Litecoin and Monero, and the levels of privacy. There are many forms of blockchain, with the latest trend being in smart contracts. There are also several vendors, and hope for more visible organisations.
David Shorthouse from Guardtime, the world’s largest blockchain company, shared insight into how blockchain can revolutionise healthcare and how it already is. In Estonia, Guardtime is securing 1 million EHRs. Estonia turns to electronic solutions for anything from voting to taxes, these e-citizens are part of the e-Estonia movement.
The three essential pillars in this are confidentiality, availability and integrity. Now, the Estonian government has turned to Guardtime and blockchain technology to secure patient data.
Estonia's digital transformation has saved the Estonian government 2% of its GDP.
We discussed privacy rights and that from May 2018 every EU citizen of the member states will have the right to their own data.https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/digital-data-and-technology-disrupting-clinical-trials-tickets-