Stanford Medical Innovation Seminar
Needfinding, Prototyping, and Business Modeling to
Transform Healthcare
16 - 22 October 2017



Stanford Medicine
Stanford University
School of Medicine
Stanford Biodesign
Stanford University
Byers Center for Biodesign

What To Expect

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Experience medical innovation in the heart of Silicon Valley from Stanford Biodesign-trained educators.

Specially-designed curriculum culminating in Stanford’s annual healthcare hackathon.

Learn from entrepreneurs how to create your own medical startup.

Expand your network at an international scale.

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About Us

Robert Chang

Dr. Robert Chang, on faculty at the Stanford Byers Eye Institute, is a Biodesign alum and educator of the Lean Startup and design thinking. He pioneered the fast-paced, fully immersive extended medtech hackathon seminar centering on digital health. Currently, he divides his time as an eye surgeon, startup advisor, AI researcher, and international educator.
Ravi Pamnani

Stanford Health Innovations (SHIFT), is Stanford University's premier student organization for healthcare technology, bringing together undergraduate and graduate connecting students from across engineering, medical, design, and business schools. SHIFT hosts a number of events throughout the school year including the annual Health++ Hackathon. Learn more at

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