Engineering for Children's Health Symposium

The 2nd Annual UCSF Engineering for Children's Health Symposium brings together pediatric clinicians, researchers, engineers, basic scientists, and government and industry partners to showcase groundbreaking science and technology approaches for unmet needs in pediatric medicine and discuss strategies for accelerating patient impact.

Speakers include:

Paul Brakeman, MD, PhD | Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UCSF
Tejal Desai, PhD | Professor & Chair, Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF
Donna Ferriero, MD, MS | Professor, Pediatrics, UCSF & Physician-in-Chief, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
Aaron Kornblith, MD | Assistant Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, UCSF
Tippi MacKenzie, MD | Associate Professor, Pediatric Surgery, UCSF
Mary Norton, MD | Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, UCSF 
Peter Oishi, MD | Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UCSF
Adam Rao | MD/PhD candidate, UCSF & Founder, Tabla
Neil Ray, MD | Founder, Raydiant Oximetry, Inc.
Simon Robertson | Founder & Lead VR Developer, KindVR
Mark Rosen, MD | Professor Emeritus, Anesthesia, UCSF
Homayoon Kazerooni, PhD | Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley
Moriel Vandsburger, PhD | Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, UC Berkeley
Shant Vartanian, MD | Assistant Professor, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, UCSF
Allen Yang, PhD | Executive Director, Center for Augmented Cognition, UC Berkeley

Workshop by:
The Better Lab

Demos by:
UCSF Pediatric Device Consortium
Breastfeeding Appliance

Hosts / Partners
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals
UCSF Surgical Innovations
UCSF-Stanford Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI)
FDA Pediatric Device Consortia Grant Program


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Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF
1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94143-3008

Event Type

Conference, Exhibit, Lecture/Seminar, Special Event, Panel Discussion, Academic


UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Local Community, Alumni


Mission Bay






Contact Info

Stacy Kim, 415-476-5049,


Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.