Sept. 22, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 14: Dr. Harvey Hawes Pt.1

Physician Founded Ep. 14: Dr. Harvey Hawes Pt.1

A trauma surgeon, an innovative problem solver and a humanitarian, when you combine these three things, you get Dr. Harvey Hawes!
Join us on part 1 of our enthralling conversation with Dr. Harvey Hawes, founder and Chief Medical Officer at LHS Labs, as w...


A trauma surgeon, an innovative problem solver and a humanitarian, when you combine these three things, you get Dr. Harvey Hawes!

Join us on part 1 of our enthralling conversation with Dr. Harvey Hawes, founder and Chief Medical Officer at LHS Labs, as we get to know his background and learn more about his journey from software to an oil drill, and then getting into the field of medical systems innovation.

 

Timestamps:

1:58 - 4:40 - How his early days doing jobs at bizarre hours and being the first responder to road accidents influenced Dr. Harvey Hawes to go into trauma surgery.

4:40 - 7:30 - The road to software engineering via a childhood fascination of code and computers and a genuine inclination to solve problems.

7:32 - 10:30 - Harvey reflects upon his educational path, from dropping out to working on an oil drill to going back to grad school.

10:30 - 12:46 - The impetus behind combining technological innovation and medicine to solve problems that Harvey encountered as a resident surgeon.

12:46 - 18:25 - Formulating a week-long surgical innovation program at UBC to train resident surgeons in the art of real-world problem solving.

18:35 - 24:25 - The first step towards using technology for medical humanitarianism, courtesy of experiencing the gravity of medical equipment shortages at a hospital in Fiji.