Innovation and Design Fellowship

The  Innovation and Design Fellowship trains fellows in how to think, conceptualize, and achieve healthcare improvement through advances in technology, systems  change, digital applications, and much more.

The Fellowship currculum is based on three pillars:

  • Biodesign
  • Design Thinking
  • Digital Health

Fellows may also augment study with activities in additional focus areas.

The fellow will learn to:

  • Understand and apply biodesign and design thinking processes to identify significant unmet health needs
  • Invent / evaluate new technologies and innovative solutions
  • Explore med tech innovation as a potential career pathway
  • Develop strategies for assessing and managing  the risks and challenges unique to med tech innovation
  • Hone critical thinking to understand the evolving digital health industry
  • Teach design thinking process to lay people and healthcare providers


Post Fellowship

After completing the Design and Innovation Fellowship, the fellow will be equipped to:

  • provide valuable insight and guidance to start-up companies
  • launch med tech careers
  • invest/consult in the life sciences fields
  • drive improvement and innovation within a large and complex health system