Larry Chu, MD

Larry Chu, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine

Larry Chu, MD is an associate professor of anesthesia on the faculty of the Stanford University School of Medicine. He teaches three courses: Engage + Empower Me (a patient engagement design course); Design for Health (the application of design innovation to improve healthcare); and Medical Education in the New Millennium (challenges and opportunities for innovation and digital disruption). Dr. Chu studies how information technologies can be used to improve medical education and collaborates with researchers in simulation and computer science to study how cognitive aids can improve health care outcomes. He’s also the executive director of Stanford Medicine X, and a practicing anesthesiologist who runs the Anesthesia Informatics and Media (AIM) lab at Stanford. 


Evolving Healthcare Design for All: Co-design and Collaboration with Patients

In this keynote presentation, Larry Chu, MD, will discuss the process Stanford Medicine X uses to co-design health care in collaboration with patients. This talk with be co-presented with Stanford Medicine X ePatient-in-Residence, Michael Seres, a Crohn's disease patient who designed and co-founded a company to produce a digital ostomy self-tracking device for patients.