Tomorrow's Health by Steve Klasko, MD, MBA

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A letter to my USF Health colleagues

June 21, 2013

Dear Colleagues, It is with mixed emotions today that I tell you I have accepted a new position as president of Thomas Jefferson University [...]


Working together for Tampa Bay’s innovative health future

May 17, 2013

At Monday’s MediFuture2023 event, I laid out my vision for the future of how Tampa Bay could look as a hub for healthcare innovation. [...]

For our health care, a new medicine

May 6, 2013

By Rick Homans and Dr. Stephen Klasko Have you ever watched an industry transform and said, “I wish I had thought of that?” Have you ever wished Facebook or Apple was your idea? Well, here’s your chance … before it happens. Health care is on the brink of its largest metamorphosis in our lifetime. In the past, most communities have [...]

Educating the Dr. Welbys of tomorrow

March 21, 2013

In the 1960s, the quintessential doctor show featured Marcus Welby, MD: a primary care physician who made house calls, didn’t charge patients who couldn’t afford it, maybe even delivered a calf on the side of the road — all before performing difficult surgery on a young patient. Fast forward to 2012, and we are treated to non-stop House, the drug-addicted, narcissistic (but brilliant) 21st century [...]

Research Day 2013: Bringing USF Health together

February 22, 2013

The great thing about USF Health Research Day is that it brings people together. What makes an academic medical center special is what’s behind it – the people who are taking care of patients and going to school and yet also making new scientific discoveries. When a patient is ill, or when they want to stay well, they don’t think [...]

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USF Health students ready to lead change in health care

February 19, 2013

One of the best things about our students in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine is how many of them are already emerging [...]

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Changing the DNA of health care in Tampa Bay

January 7, 2013

It’s January 2013, and much of the last year was spent by those involved in leading health organizations wondering about health care reform — [...]


Academic medicine: providing better care and a healthier future

December 11, 2012

Here at USF Health, we have the best kind of evidence for why academic medicine matters: a healthy baby girl. In October, one of [...]

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Paging Dr. Welby: Future doctors need emotional intelligence skills

November 7, 2012

As healthcare transforms itself, so must medical education. It’s not enough for medical schools simply to push for expanded enrollment. We need to provide [...]


“See one, do one, teach one:” No more

October 15, 2012

When any of us travel on an airplane, we know the pilot is competent. That’s because within the last year, that pilot has had [...]

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