Ryan Van Wert, MD is the chief medical officer and co-founder of Vynca, Inc., a Silicon Valley healthcare technology company whose mission is to improve care delivery at the end of life. Dr. Van Wert also holds a part-time appointment at Stanford University as clinical assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and is the assistant director of the Faculty Fellows Program at the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign.

Recent Posts by Ryan Van Wert

Dichotomous Endings: A Physician’s Personal Reflection

As a critical care physician I have led countless resuscitations, and in empathizing with each patient and family, I often reflect on my grandparents. Why did two people die in such dramatically different ways?