HBA San Francisco Bay Area presents

Fireside Chat: The Future of Medicine with Former NBC Medical Journalist Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Date and time


Event contact

Parisha Dalia





Event sponsors




Please join HBA San Francisco, along with sponsors Counsyl and Arivale for a lively discussion on how healthcare's biggest topics will affect doctors and patients in the future.

Hosted by Counsyl, a health technology company focused on genetic screening, you will hear from Ramji Srinivasan, CEO and co-founder, Counsyl, as well as Jennifer Lovejoy, PhD, CSO, Arivale, who will provide an overview into the science behind wellness. Then, for the main event, guests will enjoy a fireside chat with Dr. Nancy Snyderman, former medical journalist for NBC News. Nancy will draw on her three decades of experience as a head and neck cancer surgeon and medical journalist to provide valuable insights into how the strides being made in wellness, patient advocacy, big data including next generation sequencing and drug pricing will affect the future practice of medicine.

You won't want to miss this unique opportunity to meet and hear from this group of talented and accomplished leaders in health, tech and medicine.

5:30 - 6:15 PM    Registeration and networking
6:15 - 6:25 PM    Opening remarks from the HBA
6:25 - 6:30 PM    ABD Insurance remarks
6:30 - 6:35 PM    Welcome remarks by Counsyl CEO and co-founder, Ramji Srinivasan
6:35 - 7:00 PM    The science of wellness by Arivale, CSO Jennifer Lovejoy, PhD
7:00 - 7:45 PM    Fireside chat with Dr. Nancy Snyderman
7:45 - 8:15 PM    Q&A
8:15 - 8:30 PM    Wrap up and closing

Special instructions: Parking available onsite.

Registration information
Event is open to: HBA members and nonmembers
Early bird registration deadline: 1 March, 2017
Online registration deadline: 16 March, 2017
Onsite (walk-in) registration: Is allowed

Is this event refundable? Yes
If yes, requests must be submitted in writing to events@hbanet.org by 16 March, 2017; no refunds are available after this date.


Featured speakers

Darren Brown

Executive vice president, employee benefits

ABD Insurance & Financial Services

Jennifer Lovejoy

Chief science officer


Nancy Snyderman

Consulting global health professor, former otolaryngologist, former chief medical editor

Stanford University

Ramji Srinivasan

Chief executive officer



Learning objectives

1. Understand the mission and goals of new health tech companies entering the space around genetic screening and the science of wellness
2. Gain valuable insights into how today's big healthcare topics in patient advocacy, big data, wellness, genetic screening and drug pricing will affect patients and practitioners


Registration information

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 Registration NamePrice LevelEarly BirdRegular

RegistrationName 1 - Regular registration

 1 - Regular registrationMember$30.00$40.00
 1 - Regular registrationNon-Member$45.00$55.00

RegistrationName 2 - Counsyl employee registration

 2 - Counsyl employee registrationMember$25.00$35.00
 2 - Counsyl employee registrationNon-Member$25.00$35.00

RegistrationName 3 - Arivale employee registration

 3 - Arivale employee registrationMember$25.00$35.00
 3 - Arivale employee registrationNon-Member$25.00$35.00

RegistrationName 4 - ABD employee registration

 4 - ABD employee registrationMember$25.00$35.00
 4 - ABD employee registrationNon-Member$25.00$35.00

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