QS Subject Focus Summit – Medicine
Barriers Come Down: Exploring a new paradigm in medical education, research, and health care
14-16 December 2021 | 9:00am to 12:00pm (Moscow, GMT+3)
The medical field and education have been continually reinvented over time, as new methods of addressing healthcare are uncovered. As an adaptive sector in the interests of the public good, medicine often finds itself at the intersection of several concerns, including government policy, funding, and more recently global pandemics. What are the challenges of medicine in the future? How can its vision encompass preventative and curative measures to ensure good ongoing public health? Where will the future of medicine lie?
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the degree to which healthcare around the world is interconnected. With the rise of new variants, global healthcare has been shown to be only as strong as its weakest components. Outside of the pandemic, there is also a disparity in the level of care available between countries, which itself threatens global health. What does a reimagined global healthcare approach look like? Are there best practices to consider that understand the nuances of cultural and geographical differences? Who can lead these ideas?