Surgical Innovations

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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. By offering high-quality training experiences for residents and graduate students, fostering interdisciplinary and industry collaborations, and providing seed funding, advising, and engineering support to innovative surgeons, Surgical Innovations is creating an ecosystem at UCSF in which device development can thrive.


Upcoming Events

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: Kersplody: Enabling big data to work on small networks Presenter: Tim Gruhl, CTO and Co-founder, Kersplody ...

4/4 4pm
Surgical Innovations Accelerator - Shark Tank Pitch Night

Watch Surgical Innovations Accelerator finalists pitch their medical device ideas to a panel of experts for the opportunity to receive seed funding,...

4/4 5:30pm
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Parnassus

Topic: Two Dental Devices: Tonsillolith Remover and SDF Applicator Presenter: Sheila Brear, BDS, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, UCSF School of...

4/5 8am
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: Self-sealing hemostatic needles Presenter: Haeshin Lee, PhD, Associate Professor, KAIST Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology Department of...

4/11 4pm
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: Breastfeeding appliance for infants born with cleft palate Presenter: A. Peter Jardine, PhD, President, Shape Change Technologies & Anne Boekelheide,...

4/18 4pm

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