Co-Facilitator: Jenny Blair, MD
Jenny Blair, MD, is a journalist, writer, and editor in New York. Educated at the Yale School of Medicine, she trained in emergency medicine at the University of Chicago, where she earned teaching and humanitarian awards. As an emergency physician, she cared for patients in Chicago, the Northeast, and Haiti; she also led medical-student workshops in Vermont and taught physicians in Indonesia. Her writing has appeared in multiple outlets, including New Scientist, Discover, the Austin Monitor, and the Hartford Courant, for which her column twice won a National Headliner Award. She has spoken at Stanford University and Oakland University and appeared on Good Morning America and Talk of The Nation. Her interests include graphic narrative, improv comedy, and permaculture.