Doctors And Design

2018 ⸱ 

Bon Ku, MD


Emergency physician Dr. Bon Ku, head of an innovative design and research lab at Thomas Jefferson University, shares how expanding the medical school curriculm can improve patient health. Bon shares his passion for providing future physicians with human-centered, design-thinking tools that enable them to navigate rapid changes in the clinical environment and move beyond a strictly biomechanical approach to healing.

About the speaker(s)

Bon Ku, MD, MPP is a practicing emergency medicine physician and Assistant Dean for Health and Design and an Associate Professor at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He is also the Founder and Director of JeffDESIGN, a medical school program that teaches future physicians to apply human-centered design to healthcare challenges that has been featured in The New York Times, New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst, The Huffington Post, Next City, and Architectural Digest

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