TEDMED is a community of leading thinkers from various disciplines who share a common goal of improving health and medicine. Every year TEDMED holds a program that brings in 1,800 innovators and leaders, and features short talks and performances. It promotes cross-disciplinary collaboration and the spread of ideas needed bring about important changes.

TEDMED 2013 is set for April 16-19 and the first 10 speakers and their lecture topics have just been announced. As reported on TEDMED, here are the first 10 speakers for TEDMED 2013:

TEDMED 2013 Speakers Announced

For those who cannot attend the event, TEDMED 2013 will be broadcasted by teaching hospitals, medical schools, university science departments, research institutions, government agencies and healthcare non-profit organizations. Check the TEDMED website at a later date for a list of locations near you!

To get you even more pumped up for TEDMED 2013, here are snippets from 5 great talks of TEDMED 2012.

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