2019 Schedule

Sunday, June 23rd
Sunday, June 23rd
8:00am–08:50am MDT
2019 Health
The Surgeon General Meets the Central Banker

Jerome Adams, the US surgeon general and the nation's doctor, joins Patrick Harker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, in conversation. The Federal Reserve researches and works to help strengthen local economies in communities across the country. Through its Economic Growth and Mobility Project, the Philadelphia Fed focuses on turning research into action in three broad areas n...

Doerr-Hosier Center, McNulty Room — Breakfast Talk
9:00am–10:00am MDT
2019 Health
The Emotional Toll of Climate Change

Aspen Ideas: Health Engaging Local Issues Series: In Roaring Fork Valley, the realities of climate change are never far from our lives. Pests and invasive plants are altering our ecology, warming trends are likely to ignite ever-larger fires, and an economy built around outdoor activities could be transformed. The term “climate anxiety” has been coined to suggest the intensity of the resulting anx...

Pitkin County Public Library, Dunaway Room — Misc
9:10am–10:00am MDT
2019 Health
Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Health Care Human Again

In his new book, Deep Medicine, Eric Topol – cardiologist, geneticist, digital medicine researcher – claims that artificial intelligence can put the humanity back into medicine. By freeing physicians from rote tasks, such as taking notes and performing medical scans, AI creates space for the real healing that occurs between a doctor who listens and a patient who needs to be heard. The counterintui...

Doerr-Hosier Center, McNulty Room — Plenary Session
2019 Health
Soothing Sounds in the Hospital

Alarms, intercoms, monitors, and other life-saving hospital equipment batter patients and clinicians alike with noise around the clock. The impact of that cacophony may be hard to measure, but it’s a fair bet that it doesn’t promote well-being. What if the auditory experience in hospitals was more than an assault on the ears? Redesigning the soundscape to make medical equipment more harmonious, ta...

Paepcke Auditorium — Plenary Session
10:15am–11:45am MDT
2019 Health
Aspen Ideas: Health Closing Session

A conversation with Senator Bill Cassidy (Interviewer: Elizabeth Cohen) A conversation with David Brooks and Marc Freedman (Moderator: Jonathan Capehart) A conversation with Andrea Rodgers, Vic Barrett, and Alex Loznac (Moderator: Maria Hinajosa)

Greenwald Pavilion — Closing Session
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