Dan Riskin is the CEO of Health Fidelity and a Consulting Assistant Professor of Surgery at Stanford University. He has developed and commercialized products in healthcare analytics, healthcare services, and medical device. He also dedicates a portion of each month to academic medicine: caring for patients, teaching resident physicians, and publishing on best practices in healthcare technology creation, evaluation, and adoption.
Dan was named one of the top 35 innovators under 35 by Technology Review and won the AMA Leadership Award in 2005. He subsequently served on the Obama Campaign Healthcare Advisory Committee in 2008. He has been an invited speaker on medical technology creation and venture development at the NIH, NSF, NASA, IBM, HP, Harvard, Stanford, and MIT.
His medical credentials include a MD from Boston University, residency in surgery at UCLA, and fellowship in critical care and acute care surgery at Stanford University. He is dual boarded in surgery and critical care. Dan’s business training includes a MBA with a focus in biomedical engineering from MIT Sloan School of Management and the Stanford Biodesign Fellowship.