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Accelerating the translation of pioneering medical devices to improve patient care

Surgical Innovations is an initiative of the Department of Surgery in partnership with the Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences to identify, mentor, and facilitate the translation of novel medical technologies into transformative new devices and treatments to improve human health. Surgeons are natural innovators, constantly faced with opportunities to think creatively and devise new solutions in the operating room. Read more >>

Announcements

Biodevice Innovation Pathway: Now Accepting Applications for July, 2021

For surgical residents interested in medical technology and surgical innovation, the UCSF Surgical Innovations’ Biodevice Innovation Pathway provides rigorous hands-on research training in developing and translating novel medical devices and technologies for unmet clinical needs. Trainees will work directly with a faculty mentor and alongside surgical innovators, clinical and bioengineering faculty, graduate students, and device industry professionals. Please Contact us or visit Biodevice Innovation Pathway for more information. To apply, please send your CV and personal statement to Usha.Thekkedath@ucsf.edu. Deadline to apply -December 12, 2020.

11th Annual UCSF-Caltech Innovation Symposium: September 25th, 2020 9 AM - 1 PM (Virtual)

UCSF and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) joined forces in 2010 in this unique collaborative effort for creative problem solving to advance health care and medical innovation. After a decade and several successful collaborative projects, we are entering a new era. Mark your calendars and join us!