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Geisinger becomes the first member of Risant Health

SCRANTON – Geisinger Commonwealth is bringing a TEDx event to Scranton Feb. 7 at 5 p.m. and seeks community members with a unique viewpoint to share on the topic Diversity: Thinking Independently Together. TEDx Talks feature engaging speakers who present a fresh idea or a different take on topics of immediate community interest. The event is open to the public.

Interested in speaking? Fill out the application form here:

The deadline to apply is Sunday, Jan. 22, at 11:59 p.m. Speakers will be notified of their selection within a week.
All talks must be 15 minutes or less to comply with TEDx guidelines, which include:
No commercial agendas
No political agendas or inflammatory rhetoric
No religious agendas
All scientific claims must be supported with credible citations
The event will be held at Geisinger Commonwealth’s Medical Sciences Building in Scranton. Attendance is limited. Reserve your spot:

About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the non-profit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 134 care sites - including 10 hospital campuses, and Geisinger Health Plan, with 600,000 members in commercial and government plans. The Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $14 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country.  Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

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