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

Topic: Improving suture safety for healthcare practitioners and trainees Presenter: Ross Linker, DDS, MA, Resident, UCSF Department of Oral and...

8/21 4pm
Surgical Innovations Meeting

Topic: Rad3D: Medical imagery for any online device Presenter: McKay Davis, Chief Technology Officer, Radial3D ...

8/28 4pm
Surgical Innovations Accelerator

The Surgical Innovations Accelerator provides seed funding, engineering support, and personalized consultation and advising to assist promising medical...

8/31 11pm
Surgical Innovations Meeting

Topic: A magnetic guidance system for chest tube insertions Presenters: Phillip Kim, MD, MBA, Biodevice Innovation Fellow, UCSF & Alex Balus, MTM, Engineer,...

9/11 4pm

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