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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
Date:6/24/2013

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, Commis
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