HealthEdIT’s Editorial Board:
- Warren Wiechmann, MD, MBA — Editor-in-Chief
- Julie Youm, PhD — Managing Editor
- Kristen Santora — Managing Editor
- Tiffany Chao — Writer
- Raymond Lam — Writer
- Cathy Le — Writer
- Hinesh Patel — Writer
- Ron Sahyouni — Writer
Warren Wiechmann, MD, MBA
Warren is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and the Associate Dean of Instructional Technologies for the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. He is passionate about technology and education and his mission is to prepare the next generation of practitioners for the rapidly evolving landscape of modern and digital medicine.
He is the project lead behind UC Irvine’s iMedEd Initiative, recognized this year for a second time as an Apple Distinguished Program. Warren has spoken internationally about medicine + technology + education, is a TEDx speaker, and has received a distinction as an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2013.
Julie Youm, PhD
Julie Youm (@julieyoum) is a managing editor of HealthEdIT and a member of the Instructional Technologies Group at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. She is a software developer who has turned her focus to educational technologies specifically for use in promoting medical education. Health + Education + Innovative Technology represents the intersection of her interests and she is excited to see the changes coming in this space.
Bio coming soon.
Tiffany Chao is a current undergraduate at UC Irvine, majoring in biological sciences. She is interested in how technology can be incorporated in the health care system and how it can influence how doctors work in their environment. After college, she hopes to go to medical school.
Raymond Lam is a second year Biological Sciences Major who’s hobbies range from watching the LA Lakers to riding bikes. He considers himself quite the techie and is excited to see what the future has in store for health and technology.
Cathy is a sophomore at University of California, Irvine whose goal is to become a nurse to help those in need. She is interested in swimming, animals, and the efficient use of technology in our daily lives. As an aspiring nurse, Cathy would like to see the fusion of technology and medicine to make health care as efficient as possible.
Hinesh Patel is currently a first-year MD/PhD student at UC Irvine with a strong interest in utilizing technology to improve medical diagnosis and treatment. He previously studied bioengineering at UC Berkeley where his past research experiences focused on utilizing micro/nanotechnologies to develop integrated, multiplexed, and high-throughput diagnostics. Currently, his interests are two-fold: 1) He is interested in utilizing current technologies to streamline collaborations at the point-of-care; 2) He is interested in how current technologies can impact global health and medicine in resource-poor communities. He also loves to snowboard, camp/backpack, homebrew, and travel.