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Kenneth Davis, MD, President and CEO of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, to Speak on the Future of Medicine at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado from June 26th to July 2nd, 2013

New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2013

Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, will speak on the future of medicine at the Aspen Ideas Festival to be held in Aspen, Colorado from Wednesday, June 26 through Tuesday, July 2.

Mount Sinai is the first medical center to sponsor the Festival, now in its ninth year. The Festival gathers transformational thinkers and leaders from the United States and around the world to discuss their work, the issues that inspire them, and their ideas. Presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic magazine, the Festival is unique in its dedication to dialogue and exchange, and in its commitment to bringing ideas to the public at large.

"Mount Sinai is innovating models in coordinated patient care, advancing research on the most debilitating diseases, and educating tomorrow's physicians to be leaders in the new health care reform environment," said Dr. Davis. "We are excited to be a part of the Aspen Ideas Festival where great ideas are advanced."

Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, thanks Dr. Davis and Mount Sinai for their participation . "We are thrilled to have Mount Sinai join us as we explore the latest research on disease and innovations in preventive care," he said. "Mount Sinai's work in the biomedical sciences and translational medicine is renowned, and its researchers and clinicians will add a welcome perspective to our sessions on health, which will have a special focus on maximizing individual health and longevity."

Dr. Davis will speak at three events at the Festival:

Panel: “What's Holding Back Medical Progress?”

Sunday, June 30, 10:20-11:20 am, Paepcke Auditorium
Panelists: Anthony Coles, Chairman and CEO of Onyx Pharmaceuticals; Dr. Davis, President and CEO of Mount Sinai; Margaret A. Hamburg, MD, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration; Moncef Slaoui, PhD, Chairman of Research and Development at GlaxoSmithKline. Moderator: Elliot Gerson, Executive Vice President at the Aspen Institute

Interview: “What Is Health Care Going to Look Like in 25 Years?”
Sunday, June 30, 1:20-2:20 pm, Paepcke Auditorium Richard Besser, MD, Chief Health and Medical Editor at ABC News, will talk with Dr. Davis of Mount Sinai about the future of medicine. Dr. Besser is author of Tell Me the Truth, Doctor: Easy-to-Understand Answers to Your Most Confusing and Critical Health Questions (Hyperion, April 2013).

Panel: “Can We Afford Our Health?”
Monday, July 1, 5-6 pm, Paepcke Auditorium Panelists: Dr. Davis, President and CEO of Mount Sinai; Peter Orszag, PhD, former Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget under President Barack Obama; and Robert Rubin, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury under President Bill Clinton. Moderator: Kevin Vigilante, Senior Vice President of Booz-Allen Hamilton
Mount Sinai is inviting Festival participants to The Mount Sinai Health Hub in the Kresge Building for additional events geared to health and wellness.

Two Drawings for Whole-Genome-Sequencing Experiences will take place at 5 pm on Saturday, June 29 and Monday, July 1 at the Mount Sinai Health Hub in the Kresge Building. The sequencing experiences will take place at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

“Demystifying Personal Genomics” talks daily at 4 pm Thursday, June 27 through Monday, July 1: Joel T. Dudley, PhD, Director of Biomedical Informatics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, will lead a daily conversation on personalized medicine. Dr. Dudley is co-author of the new textbook, Exploring Personal Genomics (Oxford University Press, March 2013), Dr. Dudley had his own genome sequenced and will discuss his experience and what to expect.

Complimentary Melanoma Screenings: A team of Mount Sinai dermatologists will be on-site to provide melanoma screenings from 8 am to 4 pm daily in the Hines Foyer of the Kresge Building at the Aspen Meadows. Festival participants can schedule a 15-minute appointment, using a mobile device to access or stop by our Health Hub. The physicians from Mount Sinai’s Department of Dermatology are Amylynne Frankel, MD and Robert Phelps, MD.

For updates on Mount Sinai’s activities in Aspen, anyone may:

  •     Use a mobile device to visit the Mount Sinai/AIF web page at
  •     Follow Mount Sinai on Twitter for live pictures, videos, and updates @MountSinaiNYC

About The Mount Sinai Medical Center
The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses both The Mount Sinai Hospital and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Established in 1968, the Icahn School of Medicine is one of the leading medical schools in the United States, and is noted for innovation in education, biomedical research, clinical care delivery, and local and global community service. It has more than 3,400 faculty in 32 departments and 14 research institutes, and ranks among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health funding and by U.S. News & World Report.

The Mount Sinai Hospital, founded in 1852, is a 1,171-bed tertiary- and quaternary-care teaching facility and one of the nation's oldest, largest and most-respected voluntary hospitals. In 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked The Mount Sinai Hospital 14th on its elite Honor Roll of the nation's top hospitals based on reputation, safety, and other patient-care factors. Mount Sinai is one of 12 integrated academic medical centers whose medical school ranks among the top 20 in NIH funding and by U.S. News & World Report and whose hospital is on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll. Nearly 60,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients last year, and approximately 560,000 outpatient visits took place.

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