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Take advantage of access to world-class faculty, programs and courses to help you advance your career as a healthcare innovator.  Connect with the local innovation community and go on to transform the healthcare landscape with your ideas.

 
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Boston Children’s Hospital

 

INNOVATION AND DIGITAL HEALTH ACCELERATOR
SURGICAL INNOVATION FELLOWSHIP

The Surgical Innovation Fellowship (SIF) is a two-year program at Boston Children’s Hospital that exposes surgical residents to all aspects of healthcare innovation.

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Brigham and Women's Hospital/
Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Center for Clinical Data Science

The MGH & BWH Center for Clinical  Data Science (CCDS) is a cross-functional, cross-institutional group of clinicians, researchers, data scientists, product development and translational experts. We are working to build a “smart” healthcare delivery system through the creation of an ever-learning and ever-changing set of machine learning (ML) based tools and services. Our goal is to develop and deploy applications to empower clinicians and enhance outcomes.

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 Brigham Health

 

Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub)

Brigham Digital Innovation Hub has three areas of focus; matchmaking market solutions with internal challenges, accelerating the development, use and commercialization of Brigham-developed solutions, and fostering a culture of digital innovation and collaboration.

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BRIGHAM EDUCATION INSTITUTE

At Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), we value our reputation of providing world-class medical education to trainees, faculty and other healthcare professionals from across the globe. Launched in 2016, the Brigham Education Institute (BEI) aims to facilitate the design and implementation of our educational offerings, undertake relevant research, and provide access to resources and professional development opportunities for all educators across Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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Brigham Research Education

At Brigham Research Institute at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), we bring individuals together across departments, who would not have been connected otherwise, such as researchers and physicians in a wide variety of disciplines. Our culture, which involves a large exchange of information within the hospital, has created a collaborative and innovative environment for our researchers and community at BWH.

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Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation

The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation functions as a think tank, inspiring robust research collaborations across medical disciplines and institutions, while providing seed funding to the best and brightest physician-scientists—all with a goal of transforming trauma care for civilians and military heroes who suffer from devastating traumatic injuries.

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One Brave Idea

The One Brave Idea Team comprises a group of leading scientists from multiple disciplines working together to understand the earliest stages of coronary heart disease (CHD). They are exploring how CHD develops and how we can stop it from leading to heart attacks and strokes. The team will work out of the One Brave Idea Science Innovation Center in Boston to facilitate new techniques in a clinical context, where they will have access to a national consortium of translational scientists, the engineering know-how of MIT, and the clinical device expertise of BWH’s Next Generation Phenotyping Center.

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STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation

The STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation is committed to advancing medical education, patient safety, and healthcare outcomes through cutting edge application of medical simulation technologies supported by innovative curricula, contemporary educational methodologies, continuous improvement, and rigorous, multidisciplinary research.

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

 

Belfer Office for Dana-Farber Innovations

Innovation learning opportunities at Dana-Farber are regularly communicated through the Innovation Office's monthly internal newsletter and quarterly external newsletter. Please contact innovation@dfci.harvard.edu to be added to the distribution list.

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Harvard Business School

 

Harvard Business School Courses in Healthcare

Harvard graduate students may be able to take elective healthcare classes at HBS if they meet the prerequisites. Check out the portfolio of healthcare-focused and entrepreneur classes to see what's right for you.

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Executive Education in Healthcare

Many healthcare executives choose to participate in focused, healthcare-specific programs at Harvard Business School designed for senior and mid-level leaders.

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HaRvard Business School Online
Entrepreneurship Essentials

Entrepreneurship Essentials is an online course that helps you turn an idea into a viable venture. Learn how entrepreneurs validate concepts through structured experiments, refine their business strategy, and raise the capital necessary to create value and grow their business.

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Harvard Law School

 

Petrie-Flom Center
Health Law WorkshopS

The Health Law, Policy, Bioethics, and Biotechnology Workshop provides a forum for discussion of new scholarship in these fields from the world's leading experts. Harvard graduate students may register to take the workshop for course credit, but it is also open to the public. The workshop is led by Professor I. Glenn Cohen.

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Harvard Medical School

 

Center for Primary Care
Biodesign Course

This projects-based course equips students with tools to create solutions to real-world healthcare needs. Participants will be placed into multidisciplinary teams to address a real clinical need and work together to develop a concept and a viable business model.

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Center for Primary Care & The Biotech Club
Healthcare Innovation & Commercialization Course

For nearly a decade Healthcare Innovation and Commercialization (HIC) has offered aspiring scientists and physicians education and hands-on training for translating innovative research into meaningful commercial opportunity. Weekly modules address various aspects of the commercialization process, such as intellectual property, market sizing, and FDA regulation. Students are assigned a team project to develop a business pitch for a Harvard Office of Technology Development-based technology. The course culminates in live business plan pitches to real investors.

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Center for Primary Care
Makerspace

The Makerspace is a student-founded prototyping lab paired with an entrepreneurship and innovation curriculum for medical students with the goal of encouraging entrepreneurship at Harvard Medical School and forming a community.

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The Biotech Club
ACTIVATE

Activate is a collaborative mentorship program created by the Harvard Biotech Club that facilitates the creation of Harvard-based life sciences companies. If there is a technology that you want to commercialize, Activate will help you get off the ground by connecting you with the expertise, resources, and structure required to build a life science company.

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Center for Primary Care
MIT-HMS Healthcare Innovation Bootcamp

The MIT-HMS Healthcare Innovation Bootcamp is a new accelerated-learning program. Participants attend lectures on healthcare, innovation, and entrepreneurship from faculty at both universities, and work on project teams to start a new healthcare venture in one week. Participants will come out the other end armed with a comprehensive toolkit for healthcare innovation.

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Harvard University

 

Harvard Office of Technology Development
The Inventor's Handbook

The Inventor's Handbook is a PDF guide to intellectual property and technology development for Harvard faculty and researchers.

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Harvard Office of Technology Development
Business Development Fellowship

The Office of Technology Development's (OTD) Business Development Fellowship provides current Harvard graduate students and postdoctoral researchers an opportunity to participate in the crucial early stages of technology development. By analyzing technologies’ commercialization potential and crafting marketing strategies, Fellows help us achieve our mission of translating research discoveries into products that reach the public.

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Harvard Office of Technology Development
Resources for Harvard Faculty and Inventors

Harvard University's research enterprise is a wellspring of innovation with the potential to improve lives, transform industries, and create tremendous social and economic value. The Office of Technology Development (OTD) is here to help make that happen. Find resources on advancing your research, protecting intellectual property, and commercializing your innovations.

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Harvard Innovation Labs
Venture Incubation Program

The 12-week Venture Incubation Program (VIP), which accepts applicants from all 13 Harvard schools, is a resource-rich, milestone-based track for bringing ventures from idea to realization.

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Harvard Innovation Labs
Launch Lab X Program

The Harvard Innovation Labs are the hub of innovation and entrepreneurship at Harvard, helping students, postdocs and alumni at every stage of their innovation and venture journeys.

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Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute Educational Programs

Massachusetts General Hospital offers educational programs for researchers interested in pursuing collaborations with industry. Please contact researchinstitute@mgh.harvard.edu for more information.

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