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TEDxUCR-Paul Lyons-Eventually we will all write the story of how we died

Paul Lyons is a physician, educator and published author currently serving as Senior Associate Dean for Education in the developing medical school at the University of California, Riverside. During 13 years at Temple University he worked collaboratively with multiple educators exploring the intersection of literature and medicine. His interest in the wide range of issues involved in health and wellness led to collaborative educational offerings in medical ethics, nutrition, Public Health, Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response and green space development. His work in education and medical education has been recognized regionally and nationally by the American Association of Medical Colleges' Humanism in Medicine Award, American Medical Student Association's National Golden Apple for Teaching Excellence Award, a Lindback Foundation Award and Temple University's Great Teacher Award. He has served as a media medical expert for a wide variety of news organizations including Vogue, Cosmopolitan, CNN, NBC's Today Show, Prevention magazine, USA Today and local television, newspaper and radio outlets. Currently, he is constructing a unique core curriculum for the developing UCR School of Medicine that will reflect emerging needs of future physicians facing a healthcare system that is rapidly evolving in new and unusual ways. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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