Each month, What’s Next Health talks with leading thinkers like Daniel Kraft, BJ Fogg, danah boyd, and Sal Khan to inspire us all to think big about the future of health and health care.
Leading Thinkers Explore Big Questions
Jay Parkinson, co-founder of Sherpaa, talks about designing a more beautiful health care experience for patients and doctors.
BJ Fogg, director of the Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab, shares his model for behavior change and how aligning motivation, ability and triggers can lead to healthy habits.Learn more
Jessica Green, founding director of the BioBE (Biology and the Built Environment Center), explores how good germs might lead to healthier buildings and healthier lives.
Sal Khan, visionary founder of Khan Academy, talks about huge shifts in learning and knowledge sharing and what they mean for health and health care.
How is the internet shaping our friendships, networks and how we get information? danah boyd—social scientist and high priestess of internet friendship—explores conundrums of a networked society and what this all means for health.Read more
- Keith Wailoo, vice dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, on:
A Historian Looks Ahead.
- Randy Jirtle, senior scientist, University of Bedfordshire, University of Wisconsin-Madison McArdle Laboratory, on: Epigenetics: Are You What Your Grandmother Ate for Breakfast?
- Sheena Iyengar, inaugural S.T. Lee professor of Business, Columbia Business School, on: The Art of Choosing
- Nate Garvis, founder, author, Naked Civics, on: Creating Cuture.
- Jose Gomez-Marquez, Little Devices @ MIT, on: Want More Innovation in Health Care? Do It Yourself
Team members, grantees, and guests discuss breakthrough ideas that will allow us to move toward solving challenges in health care.
Enabling patients to see their doctors' visit notes is a simple idea that can transform the way patients engage with their health.
Listen to episode 3 of our podcast to hear about the science of choosing, the radical power of empathy and using social entrepreneurship to ...
A force multiplier: Spreading medical knowledge, expanding health care capacity.
RWJF’s Lori Melichar and Steve Downs sat down with grantees Kevin Patrick and Jerry Sheehan who lead the Health Data Exploration project to ...
Highlights from the Foundation's many stories and articles, enterprise-wide.
Listen to our Pioneering Ideas podcast for perspective on the types of innovations the Pioneer team funds, from investigations into placebo ...
How can we motivate people to make healthier decisions? This series of experiments applies the principals of behavioral economics to better ...
What’s Next Health talks with leading thinkers with big ideas about the future of health and health care. Recently, we talked with Jay Parki...
Building strengths to improve well-being and protect against illness.
Hear from social scientist BJ Fogg, RWJF’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence Thomas Goetz, a team with a vision for creating a social epidemic of sa...
More and more of us are generating data about our day-to-day lives—either intentionally or somewhat unwittingly, through the data-generating...