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: BiopsyBot: An optical, machine learning approach to automating the detection and ablation of tumorous tissue Presenter: Yasha Saxena, MS Candidate in...

3/20 4pm
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Parnassus

Topic: Anatomic models for Magnamosis delivery Presenters: Michael Harrison, MD, Professor Emeritus, UCSF Carter Lebares, MD, Assistant Professor of...

3/21 8am
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: ViewRay: MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy Presenter: James Dempsey, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, ViewRay ...

3/27 4pm
Surgical Innovations Grand Rounds

Topic: Implantable (Bio)Artificial Organs: A Tale of Two Disciplines - Bioengineering & Surgery Presenters: Jarrett Moyer, MD, Resident Research Fellow,...

3/28 7am
Surgical Innovations - Parnassus

Topic: Q&A with Grand Rounds speaker Presenters: Jarrett Moyer, MD, Biodevice Innovation Fellow, UCSF Departments of Surgery and Bioengineering &...

3/28 8am

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