Necessary Journeys: Letting Ourselves Learn from Life
How can we cope with the setbacks that we face throughout the course of our lives, without letting them hold us back? In this autobiographical address, Dr. Snyderman relates episodes from her past, including her rape at knifepoint while still in college and the husband who spent all of her money while leading a double life. She discusses how she has come to term with these traumas, and how she has been able to move forward.
Healthcare: A Physician’s View
Dr. Nancy Snyderman’s unique experience and perspectives as both a physician and respected medical journalist provide audiences with valuable insights to the issues that surround today’s latest healthcare debates and concerns.
For almost three decades Dr. Nancy Snyderman, MD, FACS has combined careers as a head and neck cancer surgeon, network television correspondent, and advisor to Fortune 500 corporations and is one of the most trusted voices in medical communication.
Dr. Snyderman is a board certified Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon and Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. She is a Visiting Consulting Professor in the School of Global Health at Stanford University and co-founded the Stanford University-NBC News Global Media Fellowship. She is also a Consulting Professor of Medical Communication in the School of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her corporate work began at Johnson&Johnson where she created on line medical curricula for the public. She serves on the board of GE’s medical venture Healthymagination and the Global Health Advisory Council for InBev. Non-profit boards includes the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Cambridge MA, The Eye and Ear Foundation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and the National Meningitis Foundation.
Dr. Snyderman attended medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical School and continued with residencies in Pediatrics and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. She was one of the first women in the country to specialize in Head and Neck Surgery. She is a New York Times bestselling author, having written five books.
As a medical journalist for ABC News and NBC News, she has traveled the world extensively and has reported from some of the world’s most troubled areas. Her reporting has garnered her some of the industry’s most distinguished honors including Emmy, DuPont, Edward R Murrow and a Gracie awards. She is routinely called upon to explain some of the most complicated scientific breakthroughs to the public via television, radio, and print.
Dr. Snyderman lives in Princeton, NJ and is the mother of three children. She is an avid hiker and equestrian.