Today at TEDMED: Two live online events and three new speakers

TEDMED will host two live, online events today to discuss Great Challenges of health and medicine:  Addressing Healthcare Costs and Payment Systems from 1-2pm EST; and Coming to Grips with End-of-Life Care from 3:30-4:30 EST.

Join us for an informal, moderated discussions on these Great Challenges. Share your thoughts and quiz the Team – we’ll answer selected questions on-air. You can also submit questions and share your perspective with the community via Twitter, tagging your tweets with #GreatChallenges.  Follow TEDMED on Google Plus to get started, or join on

We’ve also announced three new speakers for TEDMED 2013:  Victor Wang of GeriJoy, Inc., which creates virtual companions for seniors; Zubin Damania (aka ZDoggmd), Director of Healthcare Development for Downtown Project Las Vegas and a standup comedian who mercilessly pokes fun at the foibles of our medical system; and Sara Horowitz, founder and Executive Director of Freelancers Union.

Click here to see our speaker roster to date, and here to apply to TEDMED.