Nashville Chapter


Dr. Jason Reminick

Chapter Leader

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Dr. Mario Ramirez

Chapter Leader

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Dr. Jason Reminick, MD, MBA, MS

Chapter Leader

Jason Reminick, MD, MBA, MS is the CEO & Founder of Thalamus, the premier cloud-based interview management platform designed for application to graduate medical education (GME) training programs. He is passionate about medical innovation, education and technology with work featured in Health Leaders Media and PracticeLink Magazine, as well as leading medical journals including The Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME), The Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) and Movement Disorders. Currently, he also serves as an advisor at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.

Formerly, Jason trained in the combined Pediatrics/Anesthesiology program at Stanford University, with interests in pediatric chronic pain. He graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from the University of Rochester School of Medicine, while concurrently earning his MBA from the Simon Graduate School of Business, concentrating in Entrepreneurship and Health Sciences Management. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Biochemistry and Theatre Arts, while concurrently sub-matriculating to earn a Master’s of Science in Chemistry.

He was recognized as a Physician of Tomorrow award recipient (2012) by the American Medical Association for his entrepreneurial, humanistic and medical journalism pursuits. He was a member of the Stanford University Society of Physician Scholars (2013-2017) and a Joseph Collins Foundation Fellow (2011-2013). He has also won several nationally recognized entrepreneurship competitions including MedHack-San Francisco (2014) and the Johns Hopkins University Business Plan Competition (2012).

Dr. Mario Ramirez, MD

Chapter Leader

Mario Ramirez, MD is the Chief Medical Development Officer at Briovation and a practicing emergency medicine physician with over 15 years of experience in clinical practice, medical innovation, and international health security. At Briovation, he is focused on bringing the clinician perspective to the entirety of the organization including Health:Further as well as Jumpstart Foundry and its portfolio companies.

He has served in a variety of leadership positions including as Chief Medical Officer at AffirmHealth, a growing Nashville based software company working to combat the national opioid epidemic. Additionally, he served as a White House Fellow from 2014-2015 at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and as Acting Director for Pandemic and Emerging Threats in the HHS Office of Global Affairs where he had responsibility over emerging national security threats including Ebola, SARS, and Middle East respiratory syndrome viruses. Prior to his time with the White House, he served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force and led a Critical Care Air Transport Team based at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan from 2012-2013.

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