February 03, 2021
Access to Health Care During the Pandemic
The French-American Foundation hosted a Zoom webinar on Wednesday, February 3 at 1:00pm ET. Tom Lee, CEO and founder of Galileo, visionary behind One Medical Group and 2008 Young Leader, explored the primary health care landscape and access to health care during the Covid-19 pandemic. Anne Carpenter, director of the Imaging Platform at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT and 2012 Young Leader, moderated the discussion.
Tom Lee: Tom Lee, MD, is the CEO and founder behind Galileo, a digital-first company that aims to provide affordable, quality health care to all populations, including the complex and underserved. He has a long track record of innovation that bridges technology and medicine. Before founding Galileo, he created Epocrates, the first medical app on Apple’s mobile platform, currently used by millions of healthcare professionals to reduce medical errors. He later went on to create One Medical Group, a national model for tech-enabled primary care which IPO’d at a value of more than $1.5 billion.
Anne Carpenter: Anne Carpenter leads a team of computer scientists and biologists to develop advanced methods to quantify and mine the rich information present in cellular images. Her team works with biologists to apply these methods to significant questions in the biomedical sciences. She has been awarded research grants from the US National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation (CAREER award), the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the Life Sciences Research Foundation.