TED-style talks on team science, antifragility and purpose

Again this year, the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center has opened a portion of its annual scientific retreat to the community with TED-style talks from three prominent leaders of research and advocacy. The talks will take place beginning at noon on Thursday, July 23, and will be broadcast live on the university’s S1 streaming channel

The following speakers will present:

  • Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, associate director for data sciences at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center—“GO TEAM! How Team Science Creates Scientific Impact”
  • Edward Barksdale, the Robert J. Izant, Jr., MD Professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, surgeon-in-chief at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and division chief of pediatric surgery at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center—“Antifragility: Beyond Resilience”
  • Eileen Saffran, founder and CEO of MTN Strategies and founder and strategic advisor of The Gathering Place— “What Is Your Why?”

These three speakers will share their insights from decades of experience cultivating community, challenging the status quo and seeking to better humankind.

Learn more about each of the speakers.