New for 2018! 

In addition to the main program below, we will be hosting tutorial sessions the day before the meeting:

Thursday August 16th, 2018

  • Tutorial Session A: ML for Clinicians
    • 13:30-16:30 Michael C. Hughes, PhD, Harvard University: Applying ML to Multi-Modal Health Data

  • Tutorial Session B: Healthcare for ML Researchers
    • 13:30 Arnie Milstein, MD; Professor of Medicine & Director of the Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University: How can ML be used to both lower costs and improve the quality of healthcare

    • 14:15 Nigam Shah, PhD, MBBS; Associate Professor of Medicine & Biomedical Data Science, Stanford University: A brief introduction to the US healthcare system

    • 15:00 Christopher Sharp, MD; CMIO at Stanford Healthcare: What data gets produced in a hospital (and where, when and why)

    • 15:45 Albert Chan, MD, MS; Chief Digital Patient Experience, Sutter Health: Last mile technologies and use cases to reach patients outside the clinic

2018 Conference Program

Friday August 17, 2018
8:00- 8:45    Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00    Welcoming Remarks
Session 1
  9:00- 9:45    Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, Stanford University
  9:45-10:30    Cynthia Dwork, PhD, Harvard University
10:30-11:00    Coffee Break and Discussion
11:00-12:00    Contributed Spotlights- Research Paper Track
12:00-14:00    Posters A & Lunch

Session 2
14:00-14:45    Russell Greiner, PhD, University of Alberta
14:45-15:30     Joyce Lee, MD, MPH, University of Michigan
15:30-16:00    Coffee Break and Discussion
16:00-17:00   Contributed Spotlights - Research Paper Track
17:00              Posters B & Dinner   

Saturday  August 18, 2018
8:30-9:00    Breakfast

Session 3
  9:00-9:45    Atul Butte, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
  9:45-10:30   Danielle Belgrave, PhD, Imperial College London and MSR Cambridge
10:30-11:00   Coffee Break and Discussion
11:00-12:00   Contributed Spotlights - Clinical Abstract Track
12:00-13:30   Lunch & Clinical Track Posters

Session 4
13:30-14:15     Andrew Ng, PhD Stanford University
14:15-15:00    Mohammed Saeed, MD, PhD, University of Michigan
15:00-16:00   Panel
16:00-16:15    Closing Remarks
16:15-17:00    Feedback Discussion Session