Date: November 20, 2013
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 Pm (ET)
The mission of Khan Academy is to provide a free world class education for anyone, anywhere. Find out how you can be part of this groundbreaking work by participating in an international NCLEX-RN competition designed to produce health video lessons and accompanying questions for nursing students and other health professionals. Explore how you can plug into this global effort to transform how professional health education is delivered to providers across disciplines around the globe.
Rishi Desai, MD, Medical Educator, Khan Academy
Rishi Desai is currently a medical educator at the Khan Academy, a free online, not-for-profit, educational platform. His goal is to generate free, high-quality health and medical education content available to anyone, anywhere. In his early years, Dr. Desai had an accelerated education, completing high school and receiving his BS in Microbiology from UCLA by the age of 18. He completed his medical training at UCSF and went on to work at prestigious medical centers including those affiliated with Harvard University, Boston University, University of Southern California, and Stanford University. He returned to UCLA to earn his MPH in epidemiology, and then spent two years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer investigating disease outbreaks. Dr. Desai now leads Khan Academy Medicine, where he brings his expertise in pediatric infectious diseases and public health to the Academy's ~10 million unique users per month.
Kyle Slinn, RN, Nursing Fellow, Khan Academy
Kyle is the project lead of nursing content at the Khan Academy and is an intensive care nurse at a well known pediatric hospital in Ontario, Canada. Additionally he is finishing his Masters of Education in Distance Education at Athabasca University. His academic interests are medical simulation training, distance education technologies, and openness in education