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Dr. Bon Ku

Emergency Medicine Specialist & Director of the Health Design Lab at Jefferson University

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Dr. Bon Ku Biography

Bon Ku is the Director of the Health Design Lab at Thomas Jefferson University where he created the first design thinking program at a medical school. He is a Professor of Emergency Medicine, the Assistant Dean for Health & Design and a practicing clinician. Bon’s Lab teaches future physicians to apply human-centered design to healthcare challenges and tackles healthcare inequalities as a form of social justice. Their work toward building healthier cities and redesigning medical education has been featured in The New York Times, CNBC, Architectural Digest, Fortune and Fast Company. Dr. Ku is the recipient of the Cambridge Health Alliance Art of Healing Award and healthcare innovation awards from The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Business Journal. He has spoken about the intersection of health and design at conferences, academic medical centers and universities around the world: SXSW, TEDx, Mayo Clinic Transform, Yale School of Management, American Institute of Architects and Singapore Design Week. Dr. Ku was a regular panelist on the primetime television show Chasing the Cure Live with Ann Curry and co-wrote the book, Health Design Thinking, with Ellen Lupton.

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Health Design Thinking: Creating Products And Services For Better Health (the Mit Press)

Health Design Thinking: Creating Products And Services For Better Health (the Mit Press)

Speaking Topics
  • The Role of Design During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Join Dr. Bon Ku, an emergency medicine physician and Director of the Health Design Lab at Thomas Jefferson University, in a conversation about design and health care. Bon will show how design has been applied to real-world problems in health care, from gyn exams in the emergency room to better PPE, low cost ventilators and ICU rooms. His new book, Health Design Thinking, co-written by the influential designer Ellen Lupton, shows ways to generate creative ideas and solutions in the context of medicine. Problems in health care often involve ambiguity and uncertainty, lacking black-and-white answers. His talk will invite attendees to think like designers and embrace the art of listening and the joy of making.

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Emergency Medicine Specialist & Director of the Health Design Lab at Jefferson University

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Dr. Bon Ku Biography

Bon Ku is the Director of the Health Design Lab at Thomas Jefferson University where he created the first design thinking program at a medical school. He is a Professor of Emergency Medicine, the Assistant Dean for Health & Design and a practicing clinician. Bon’s Lab teaches future physicians to apply human-centered design to healthcare challenges and tackles healthcare inequalities as a form of social justice. Their work toward building healthier cities and redesigning medical education has been featured in The New York Times, CNBC, Architectural Digest, Fortune and Fast Company. Dr. Ku is the recipient of the Cambridge Health Alliance Art of Healing Award and healthcare innovation awards from The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Business Journal. He has spoken about the intersection of health and design at conferences, academic medical centers and universities around the world: SXSW, TEDx, Mayo Clinic Transform, Yale School of Management, American Institute of Architects and Singapore Design Week. Dr. Ku was a regular panelist on the primetime television show Chasing the Cure Live with Ann Curry and co-wrote the book, Health Design Thinking, with Ellen Lupton.

Dr. Bon Ku Videos

  • Quality Talks 2018: Bon Ku, MD
    Bon Ku, MD | Assistant Dean for Health & Design, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Maybe we're looking in the ...
  • Bon Ku, MD: Creating Health in the 21st C through Design-Led ...
    Bon Ku discusses functional issues within healthcare institutions today, and how a better level of design thinking could improve how they ...
  • Creating Doctors to Build Healthier Communities - Bon Ku - YouTube
    Bon Ku is Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for Health and Design, ... In this panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, we ...

Dr. Bon Ku Books

Dr. Bon Ku Speaking Topics

  • The Role of Design During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Join Dr. Bon Ku, an emergency medicine physician and Director of the Health Design Lab at Thomas Jefferson University, in a conversation about design and health care. Bon will show how design has been applied to real-world problems in health care, from gyn exams in the emergency room to better PPE, low cost ventilators and ICU rooms. His new book, Health Design Thinking, co-written by the influential designer Ellen Lupton, shows ways to generate creative ideas and solutions in the context of medicine. Problems in health care often involve ambiguity and uncertainty, lacking black-and-white answers. His talk will invite attendees to think like designers and embrace the art of listening and the joy of making.

FAQs on booking Dr. Bon Ku

  • How to book Dr. Bon Ku?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Bon Ku for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Dr. Bon Ku, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dr. Bon Ku or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dr. Bon Ku?

    Booking fees for Dr. Bon Ku, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dr. Bon Ku, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dr. Bon Ku?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Bon Ku for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. Bon Ku for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dr. Bon Ku or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Bon Ku or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dr. Bon Ku is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as The Role of Design During the COVID-19 Pandemic. The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Bon Ku for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Dr. Bon Ku generally travels from Philadelphia, PA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Shekinah Elmore, Marty Makary, M.D., Dr. Syra Madad, Sampson Davis, M.D. and Patrice A. Harris. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Bon Ku for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Dr. Bon Ku Speaker Videos

  • Quality Talks 2018: Bon Ku, MD
    Bon Ku, MD | Assistant Dean for Health & Design, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Maybe we're looking in the ...
    Bon Ku, MD: Creating Health in the 21st C through Design-Led ...
    Bon Ku discusses functional issues within healthcare institutions today, and how a better level of design thinking could improve how they ...
  • Creating Doctors to Build Healthier Communities - Bon Ku - YouTube
    Bon Ku is Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for Health and Design, ... In this panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, we ...
    Bon Ku, MD: Design Thinking Inside Out - Doctor Recipe - YouTube
    Dr. Bon Ku discusses how he is trying to improve the medical educational and professional systems by initiating collaboration between doctors, ...

Dr. Bon Ku Speaking Topics

  • The Role of Design During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Join Dr. Bon Ku, an emergency medicine physician and Director of the Health Design Lab at Thomas Jefferson University, in a conversation about design and health care. Bon will show how design has been applied to real-world problems in health care, from gyn exams in the emergency room to better PPE, low cost ventilators and ICU rooms. His new book, Health Design Thinking, co-written by the influential designer Ellen Lupton, shows ways to generate creative ideas and solutions in the context of medicine. Problems in health care often involve ambiguity and uncertainty, lacking black-and-white answers. His talk will invite attendees to think like designers and embrace the art of listening and the joy of making.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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