• June 13-15, 2003
  • Philadelphia, PA

The third TEDMED conference was hosted by the founder of TEDMED and TED, Richard Saul Wurman. See also pre-event coverage (Discover magazine) and post-event coverage (iHealthBeat).


Stephen Barrie

Founder, Great Smokies Diagnostic Laboratory, NC

Andrew Behar

Founder, VivoMetrics

Keith Black

Chairman of Neurosurgery, Cedar-­Sinai Medical Center

David Bodanis

Author and consultant

Arthur Caplan


Steve Case

Co-founder and former CEO, AOL

Niels Diffrient

Industrial designer

William Haseltine

President, Haseltine Foundation for Medical Sciences and the Arts

Michael Hawley

Artist and digital media researcher

J.R. "Pitt" Hyde

Founder, AutoZone

Hamilton Jordan

Former Chief of Staff to US President Jimmy Carter

Naomi Judd

Actress, activist and author

Dean Kamen

Founder, DEKA Research and Development

Caroline Kovac

Managing Director, Burrill & Company

David Lansky

President & CEO, Pacific Business Group on Health

David Macaulay

Author and illustrator

Gavriel Meron

President & CEO, Given Imaging

Lygeia Ricciardi

Online content developer

Richard Rockefeller

Founder & President, Health Commons Institute

David L. Rose

CEO, Vitality

Richard Satava

Senior Science Advisor, US ARMY Medical Research

Linda Stone

Former VP, Microsoft

Astro Teller

Founder, BodyMedia

William Tsiaris

Professor & Chairman, Dept. of Opthalmology, Brown University

TEDMED3 is part of the TEDMED series of events.