Bryan Vartabedian MD
Dr. Bryan Vartabedian, MD is considered one of health care’s most influential voices on social technology and medicine. His unique expertise lies in understanding medicine’s emerging digital culture and how new media can be leveraged by organizations and individual stakeholders in health care.
At Baylor College of Medicine Dr. Vartabedian directs programs in digital literacy and advises leadership in the area of training and emerging technology. He directs Digital Smarts, the country’s first longitudinal curriculum on digital professionalism for medical students. With Dr. Ostherr, he is the co-founder of the Medical Futures Lab, a Rice University based collaborative for insight and solutions into the problems facing medicine at its intersection with technology.
Dr. Vartabedian is the founder of 33 charts, a site which has come to serve as a center of community and thought surrounding physicians and their transition to the digital space. Cited as an example of early 21st thought leadership, 33 charts was recently chosen to be archived in its entirety in the United States National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.