Digital Leadership Course DLC844:

The Future of Digital Medicine -
Theory to Practice

Biology, Genetics, Technology, and Bioinformatics

Every Monday, 1 May - 3 July, 2023 •
15:00-18:00 (UTC) | 16:00-19:00 (CET) | 17:00-20:00 (IDT) | 10:00-13:00 (ET)

10

3-Hour Zoom Sessions

8

Industry Speakers

1830

knowledge items

$1200

early bird fee
until 28-FEB-2023

Key Benefits Unique to This Course

Fundamental knowledge

Understand how personalized, data-driven therapeutics change the world of medicine

Community of learners

Exciting live P2P sessions and class discussions with peers and colleagues around the globe and our mentors

Life-long learning

Access more than 1400 learning items, articles, collections of tools and courses with your DigitalRosh membership

advance your career

Gain practical skills you can apply in your current or next workplace

certificate of completion

Successful graduates will receive a signed certificate from DigitalRosh and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

About This Course

In the third decade of the 21st century, healthcare is already extensively digital, and this is only the beginning. 

From hybrid healthcare platforms and at-home diagnostic devices, through AI-driven diagnosis and robotic surgery, and all the way to microfluidic “organs-on-a-chip”, 3D-printed tissues, genomics and individual therapeutics, digital technology revolutionizes medicine, improves diagnostic and therapeutic precision, enhances the ability to overcome once incurable diseases, and improves the overall quality of life.

This course would serve as an introduction to the exciting field of digital medicine with a special focus on genetics and their applications. 

The course is comprised of theoretical lectures, peer learning in small groups and live talks by industry leaders from the innovative Israeli medical ecosystem, together with the extensive corpus of knowledge available to participants on the DigitalRosh website for additional learning during and after the course.

About This Course

In the third decade of the 21st century, healthcare is already extensively digital, and this is only the beginning. 

From hybrid healthcare platforms and at-home diagnostic devices, through AI-driven diagnosis and robotic surgery, and all the way to microfluidic “organs-on-a-chip”, 3D-printed tissues, genomics and individual therapeutics, digital technology revolutionizes medicine, improves diagnostic and therapeutic precision, enhances the ability to overcome once incurable diseases, and improves the overall quality of life.

This course would serve as an introduction to the exciting field of digital medicine with a special focus on genetics and their applications. 

The course is comprised of theoretical lectures, peer learning in small groups and live talks by industry leaders from the innovative Israeli medical ecosystem, together with the extensive corpus of knowledge available to participants on the DigitalRosh website for additional learning during and after the course.

Who Is This Course For?

Digital leaders in healthcare!

The course will serve as a theoretical and practical introduction to digital medicine with a special emphasis on genomics, and is intended for healthcare system stakeholders willing to learn how digital technologies and data science can be harnessed to develop the future of medicine.

  • Healthcare specialists
  • Clinicians
  • Researchers
  • Healthcare managers
  • Policymakers

This is an introductory course and it stands for itself, however, it requires basic knowledge of digital technology and the healthcare domain. Candidates will be interviewed by the course manager as a prerequisite to joining the course. 

Course Faculty

Prof. Noam Shomron

Lead Instructor and Academic Director • Head of the Functional Genomics Laboratory at Tel Aviv University’s School of Medicine | Head of the Rare Genomics Institute - Israel, and the Djerassi Institute of Oncology.

Prof. Yesha Sivan

Founder and CEO of i8.Ventures and DigitalRosh • Experienced advisor, researcher, and academic | MBA visiting professor focusing on digital, innovation, and venture at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Dr. Vladi Dvoyris

Course Manager, Director of Digital Health Programs at DigitalRosh • A practicing clinician in the field of dental implantology and an evangelist of digital healthcare | Expert of healthcare delivery and management in the digital world.

Prof. Noam Shomron

Lead Instructor and Academic Director • Head of the Functional Genomics Laboratory at Tel Aviv University’s School of Medicine | Head of the Rare Genomics Institute - Israel, and the Djerassi Institute of Oncology.

Prof. Yesha Sivan

Founder and CEO of i8.Ventures and DigitalRosh • Experienced advisor, researcher, and academic | MBA visiting professor focusing on digital, innovation, and venture at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Dr. Vladi Dvoyris

Course Manager, Director of Digital Health Programs at DigitalRosh • A practicing clinician in the field of dental implantology and an evangelist of digital healthcare | Expert of healthcare delivery and management in the digital world.

Industry Speakers

Dr. Michal Rosen-Zvi

Director, AI for Accelerated Healthcare & Life Sciences Discovery at IBM Research and a Professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Dr. Eyal Zimlichman

Deputy Director General; Chief Medical Officer; and Chief Innovation and Commercialization Officer at Sheba Medical Center (selected as one of the Top-10 hospitals in the world by Newsweek).

PROF. VARDA SHALEV

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Alike.Health; Managing Partner, Team8

Dr. Michal Rosen-Zvi

Director, AI for Accelerated Healthcare & Life Sciences Discovery at IBM Research and a Professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Dr. Eyal Zimlichman

Deputy Director General; Chief Medical Officer; and Chief Innovation and Commercialization Officer at Sheba Medical Center (selected as one of the Top-10 hospitals in the world by Newsweek).

PROF. VARDA SHALEV

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Alike.Health; Managing Partner, Team8

Prof. Avi Schroeder

Head of the Targeted Drug Delivery and Personalized Medicine Group at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

Dr. Dana BAR-ON

Senior Director, Head of Academic Affairs and Networks, Specialty R&D at Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Christian TIDONA

Founder and Managing Director,
BioMed X Institute

Prof. Avi Schroeder

Head of the Targeted Drug Delivery and Personalized Medicine Group at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

Dr. Dana BAR-ON

Senior Director, Head of Academic Affairs and Networks, Specialty R&D at Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Christian TIDONA

Founder and Managing Director,
BioMed X Institute

Mr. Eyal Toledano

Co-Founder and former CTO of Zebra Medical Vision. Co-Founder, stealth startup.

Gila Tolub

Ms. Gila Tolub

Partner at McKinsey, leading the Israeli chapter of McKinsey's global health technology network, which consists of more than 1000 healthcare start-ups.

Mr. Eyal Toledano

Co-Founder and former CTO of Zebra Medical Vision. Co-Founder, stealth startup.

Gila Tolub

Ms. Gila Tolub

Partner at McKinsey, leading the Israeli chapter of McKinsey's global health technology network, which consists of more than 1000 healthcare start-ups.

Course Plan

The course consists of ten Zoom sessions of about three hours each, with a combination of peer learning in groups, theory, and practice; accompanied by live talks by industry leaders in the field of data-driven medicine.

Moreover, the participants will have access to the course recordings and additional materials for each lesson.

Course Lessons and Topics:

  • The Context – Explanation of the big picture: cell biology and genetics.
  • Biology – Types of genetics and epigenetics.
  • Genetics – Inheritance, mutations, somatic and cancerous changes, rare diseases, screening.
  • DNA – Machines and data generators. Should we look at our DNA and what can go wrong?
  • RNA – Methylation, expression, types of data collection and analysis
  • Technology – Sequencing, NGS, microarrays.
  • Systems – Advanced analysis of systems, integration of the data into systems biology.
  • Bioinformatics – What can we do with the data?
  • Applications – How to bring data and findings to the market?
  • Management – Navigating the change.

Course Operation & Management

The course is operated by DigitalRosh, your partner in Life-Long Learning.

Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, DigitalRosh is a professional LLL (life-long learning) platform catering to digital leaders in Israel and abroad.

DigitalRosh is sponsored by i8.Ventures and Accenture and maintains an academic partnership with the Technion as part of our efforts to strengthen digital and innovation skills within organizations.

DigitalRosh is open to those who see themselves as digital leaders in the present or in the future. As it consolidates its character and form, the community:

  • Is intended for management, consulting, and research personnel with 10 or more years of experience in the field.
  • Focuses on the connection between strategy, innovation, and digital.
  • Constitutes a professional community that encourages business connections and mutual assistance between members and companies.
  • Intended for both the members of the community and their organizations.
  • Encourages participation and involvement of the members in the various paths of action – mentoring, content development, and more.

Life-Long Learning

Life-Long Learning (LLL) is a process of self-motivated, continuous knowledge attainment, for personal or professional gain. 

Life-long learning has life-long dimensions, which go beyond narrow economic and professional regards. 

The European Commission defines Life-Long Learning as a supportive and ongoing process that stimulates and empowers people to acquire all the knowledge, values, skills and understanding they will require throughout their lives and apply them with confidence, creativity and enjoyment, in all roles and circumstances.

As part of our goal to instill life-long learning, course participants will receive DigitalRosh membership, including:

  • Full access to DigitalRosh Corpus, with 1830 knowledge items: articles, guides & tools, and case studies.  
  • Access to DigitalRosh LIVE – Webinars with world class leaders.
  • Access to networking with DigitalRosh community members. Over 2000 executives from a variety of fields.

Registration & More Details

The tuition fee is payable with a credit card.

  • Early Bird registration – until Tuesday, February 28, 2023USD 1,200 (Israeli VAT is included)
  • Regular registration – until Friday, March 31, 2023 – USD 1,800 (Israeli VAT is included)
  • Late registration – until Saturday, April 15, 2023 – USD 2,200 (Israeli VAT is included), pending availability

A limited number of scholarships is available on a need base – if you think you might be eligible, please ask the course manager, Dr. Vladi Dvoyris, for more details.

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