Through a fast paced, intense week-long program, students will interact with Einstein’s medical faculty during the clinical immersion period to identify unmet patient and clinical needs, receive lectures, mentoring, and guidance from a world-renowned, seasoned team of healthcare innovators from the Stanford University Byers Center for Biodesign and domestic advisors and consultants with a wealth of experience in business, product development, clinical research, regulatory, intellectual property, and healthcare economics.

The teams will present their final project to a panel of investors and industry experts, and receive real-world feedback on the viability of their solution.

  • Teach programmers, designers, engineers, doctors and other health professionals how work on innovative multidisciplinary teams.
  • Learn how to identify compelling healthcare challenges and real-world unmet clinical needs.
  • Develop a prototype solution – device, app, service or website that satisfies the unmet need and has the potential to improve patient care.
  • Create a preliminary business plan and pitch to Brazilian and Silicon Valley investors and entrepreneurs.

In summary: After this week you will know what is needed to be a healthcare innovator and understand the Biodesign innovation process for identifying important unmet needs, inventing solutions to address them, and prepare to implement them in the market.



  • English fluency
  • Strong interest in entrepreneurship and health technology innovation.
  • A Degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Medicine, and other health-related disciplines.
  • Previous experience in healthcare, innovation preferred
  • Full-time availability between May 13-19, 2018.