Med School: Challenging the Status Quo

2016 Program Tracks

From panel discussions to debates to one-on-one interviews and more, we will explore the following topics in depth.

Med School: Challenging the Status Quo

Medicine keeps improving as we learn more at the clinic and in the lab. Along the way, some treasured assumptions are falling by the wayside. Maybe we don’t really need to drink eight glasses of water a day. Possibly the best way to prevent nut allergies is to feed children peanuts. Perhaps we shouldn’t treat every cancer we detect. Data about our own bodies and health might actually belong to someone else. Learn what’s true, what’s a myth, and why we sometimes can’t tell the difference.

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