Martin Schlichte founded his first company when he was 17 years old—it gave him the means to finance his university studies at Mannheim University and the Leipzig Graduate School of Management (HHL). Immediately after graduating in 2008, Martin founded the e-learning startup Lecturio and continues to be its CEO. With a current staff of around 100 employees, Lecturio has developed into one of the most successful e-learning companies in Europe. Furthermore, since 2016, Lecturio.com provides users worldwide with a comprehensive, theoretical medical education with lecturers from Harvard and other Ivy League universities.
As a Physician and Tech Entrepreneur, Dr. Halland enjoys merging the worlds of medicine, software and application innovation.
His passion is in Regenerative Medicine and he performs clinical work and research on stem cell therapies and how they can be used in alleviating pain and regaining function, avoiding surgery when possible, and allowing patients to heal naturally using the body's own growth factors and repair mechanisms. This same technology is likewise being applied to the aesthetics procedures his office performs and can be used to rejuvenate other body parts/systems as well.
Dr. Halland is also involved in several key research studies regarding stem cell technologies and consumer products for anti-aging. He is on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Regenerative Medicine, whose leadership Directors also come from the Harvard Stem Cell Group and Mayo Clinic.
Among his other passions, Dr. Halland travels alongside with tech entrepreneurs across various locations internationally to cultivate new upcoming and emerging technologies.
David and Steve started ResidencyInterviewQuestions.com to help level the playing field. Collectively, David and Steve completed more than 60 interviews. Both matched at top programs in two of the most competitive specialities (Dermatology and Ophthalmology). They also interviewed at community and academic medical centers for their preliminary medicine year training. David and Steve met in person during their first year of preliminary medicine training at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. We learned from our international medical graduate co-residents the challenges they faced interviewing. With their direct input, RIQ was born.
Iris Grimm is the creator of the Balanced Physician programs. She provides physicians a comprehensive support system to meet their unique work, life, and leadership challenges. For more information visit
Philippa Kennealy is President and founder of The Entrepreneurial MD. She is a business advisor, coach and teacher to physicians grappling with the challenges of launching, building or growing their own successful practices or businesses.
She is a board-certified Family Physician who left her own private practice in 1996 to embark on an administrative career as first Medical Director and then CEO of UCLA-Santa Monica Medical Center. Subsequently, she served as Executive VP in two internet start-up companies, before launching her first coaching and speaking business, Oya Consulting.
Philippa is passionate about professional development for physicians that permits them to reinvigorate their careers and overcome burnout. As reported to her repeatedly, physicians long for more control over their lives. She believes that entrepreneurship is one way to reintroduce physicians to their own creativity and resourcefulness. Her experience of working with physicians has shown her that, with encouragement, a belief in their own abilities, and a pragmatic approach, they are highly capable of making their inventive ideas a reality. They are, after all, a hard-working, dedicated, smart group of people!