Liza Bernstein

Liza Bernstein is a three-time Cancer "Survivor" who has used Twitter and social media to extend her patient advocacy work by helping others become engaged/empowered patients and partners in their own care. She is a founding Stanford Medicine X ePatient Scholar and former member of the Stanford Medicine X Conference’s Executive Board (formerly Patient Advisory Board).

Liza works as a consultant at the intersection of healthcare innovation, technology and human-centered design, and is currently an advisor to CanSurround, a web and mobile experience focused exclusively on helping people affected by cancer manage the emotional aspects of the diagnosis.

She is a frequent contributor to and influencer of leading global healthcare tweetchats and conferences including:

#BCSM - Breast Cancer Social Media

#patientchat - Empowered Patient Chat

#PallOnc - Palliative Care In Oncology Symposium

#Doctors20 - Doctors2.0 & You

#MedX - Stanford Medicine X

Liza has given talks internationally on topics including Patient-Centered Design; Dignity in Healthcare; and Collaborative Patient/Physician Relationships.

Please see this page for a links to some of Liza's talks and work.

Liza is also a ceramic artist and instructor.

  • Education
    • Sciences Po Paris
    • Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California