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Nancy Snyderman, MD

Physician/Former Chief Medical Editor

NBC News

Nancy Snyderman is a renowned surgeon, healthcare systems expert and corporate director. She currently serves on the boards of Alkermes (NASDAQ: ALKS) and Axonics Modulation Technologies (NASDAQ: AXNX). She serves as a scientific adviser to startup companies Cadence and Strand Diagnostics and sits on the boards of The Albright Institute at Wellesley College and The Fair Food Network. Dr. Snyderman is a Kellogg Fellow and a fellow in the American College of Surgeons. Her career includes 15 years working on innovative medical programs and products for General Electric and Johnson & Johnson. She began her corporate career in 2003 at Johnson & Johnson, where she created online medical curricula the company marketed to the public.

For 10 years, Dr. Snyderman served on the board of General Electric’s Healthymagination, which applied technology solutions to the world’s biggest health challenges. For more than 30 years, Dr. Snyderman was an award-winning senior medical editor at ABC and NBC News. Her skills uniquely span the fields of medicine, science, communication and global media. Dr. Snyderman spent 25 years as a board-certified, practicing otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon at UC San Francisco and the University of Pennsylvania. With deep expertise on the intersection of medicine, big data and the media, Dr. Snyderman recently served as a consulting professor at the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health and is co-founder of the Stanford University-NBC News Global Health Media Fellowship.

Dr. Snyderman is a New York Times bestselling author and has traveled the globe extensively, lecturing and reporting from some of the world’s most troubled areas. Her reporting has garnered her the industry’s most distinguished honors, including Emmy, DuPont, Edward R. Murrow and Gracie awards.


Fellow-Exclusive Session With Nancy Snyderman, MD

Presented by Nancy Snyderman, MD at 2:15 PM on Tuesday, March 29th.

Join this Fellow-exclusive opportunity to discuss the future of the healthcare workforce a small group setting with Nancy Snyderman, MD. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and dig deeper into changes in how we live, work and seek care will impact the healthcare workforce, and solutions for navigating this new normal.

Hot Topic: Leveraging Technology to Address Healthcare’s Biggest Challenges

Presented by Karen DeSalvo, MD, Nancy Snyderman, MD at 7:00 AM on Tuesday, March 29th.

The future of healthcare is at the intersection of medicine, public health and information technology, collaborating to improve the health of individuals and entire communities. Join Karen DeSalvo, MD, chief health officer at Google, for an engaging fireside chat where she will provide insights into how collaborations between big tech and healthcare can tackle some…

Malcolm T. MacEachern Memorial Address & Luncheon: Workforce Solutions for the Modern World of Healthcare

Presented by Nancy Snyderman, MD at 12:30 PM on Tuesday, March 29th.

To say that the healthcare workforce will be transformed by recent disruption would be an understatement. From pivots to virtual work and medicine to increases in home-based and digital healthcare, the healthcare workforce and the organizations that employ them will be stretched significantly in the years to come. In this talk, Dr. Nancy Snyderman will…