Dr. Sanjay Gupta to Deliver Keynote

Sanjay Gupta, MD, CNN’s Emmy award-winning Chief Medical Correspondent will deliver the opening keynote address on May 3, at the ATA 2015 “20th Annual Telemedicine Meeting and Trade Show” to be held May 2-5, 2015 in Los Angeles.

Dr. Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon delivers medical correspondence for several of CNN’s headlining programs including New Day Anderson Cooper 360, and documentaries including his DuPont Award winning WEED series.

He has created award winning coverage of numerous national disasters that includes reporting on the 2011 tsunami in Japan, 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, 2006 post-Hurricane Katrina and more. Dr. Gupta also launched the network’s anti-obesity initiative called “Fit Nation.”

“Dr. Gupta’s reporting has generated worldwide awareness of some of the world’s most pressing health issues,” said Jonathan Linkous, CEO of ATA. “We’re delighted that he has decided to address our audience of telemedicine, telehealth, and digital health leaders.”

Dr. Gupta joins a prestigious lineup of keynote speakers including:

  • Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, Founder and CEO of the Healthcare Transformation Institute and Nantworks, and a South African-American surgeon, medical researcher, businessman, and philanthropist
  • Yulun Wang, PhD, President of ATA and CEO of InTouch Health
  • Reed V. Tuckson, MD, ATA President-Elect, Managing Director of Tuckson Health Connections, and former Chief of Medical Affairs at UnitedHealth Group and Senior Vice President for Professional Standards of the AMA
  • LTG (Ret.) James Peake, MD, ATA Vice President, President of CGI Federal and Former U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Surgeon General of the United States Army.


Go to www.americantelemed.org for the full lineup of speakers.

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