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Transforming Chicago: One Patient At A Time | Daniel Ivankovich | TEDxNorthwesternU

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Dr. Daniel Ivankovich's TEDx talk focuses on the power of medicine and his organization, OnePatient - Global Health Initiative, to do more than repair bodies, but to heal patients who need it most. Daniel Anthony Ivankovich MD is an American orthopedic surgeon, humanitarian, media personality and blues musician from Chicago, Illinois where he is known for his advocacy on behalf of the inner city's under-served. He is medical director and co-founder of OnePatient - Global Health Initiative, a Chicago based non-profit foundation created “to treat patients…who have musculoskeletal health disorders, regardless of their ability to pay.” Ivankovich attended Northwestern University, received his doctor of medicine from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and postgraduate training at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Dan was named NASW's Citizen of the Year for Chicago & Illinois in 2010, Chicago Magazine named him Chicagoan of the Year in 2011. In 2013 he received the Dana and Christopher Reeve Foundation's Inspiration Award and in 2015 he was named a CNN Hero and finalist for CNN “Hero of The Year.” This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx