UCLA CHM Case Competition Awards Reception

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center - 757 Westwood Plaza - Los Angeles, CA 90095

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VaxUp Challenge

The Innovation Studio at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is partnering with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on the VaxUp Challenge: a three-phase innovation challenge to generate, test and scale creative solutions that will increase COVID-19 vaccinations rates among children and teens in L.A. County, particularly in communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. There are three phases of the VaxUp Challenge. Organizations that are chosen in the first phase will advance to the next phase. Phase I:Idea- a-thon: Feb. 10 - 11, 2022, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. PT Applicants will participate in a two-day virtual event featuring expert speakers who will present on topics related to the challenges of increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates among children and [...]

Vitals 2022 Solutions for All: The Path to Healthcare Equity – Pre-registration now open

Please join us at Vitals 2022 Solutions for All: The Path to Healthcare Equity on Friday, February 11, 2022 for a virtual conference that will bring together students, professionals, and academics to discuss leading topics in healthcare. This year’s conference will explore what it will take to move towards a future of equitable healthcare. As background, VITALS is the premier university-led event in the Southern California region for students, professionals, and academics focused on the healthcare industry. The conference offers ample opportunity for healthcare leaders throughout the UCLA community to collaborate with industry leaders and form lasting relationships. The day-long event will feature three keynote speakers and multiple interactive panel discussions exploring the most relevant aspects of healthcare [...]

UCLA CHM Case Competition Final Presentations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center - 757 Westwood Plaza - Tamkin Auditorium - Los Angeles, CA 90095

The Awards Reception follows the presentations of the final four teams. The top four teams will be presenting their ideas to a panel of UCLA Health executive judges on Friday afternoon, January 28. The winners will be announced at a celebratory reception. NOTE: Please refer to UCLA COVID-19 protocols to ensure compliance with the most up-to-date guidance.

Food Insecurity Design-a-Thon

Come put your unique ideas, perspective, and skills to the test to help us design a tech enabled solution to increase children and families’ access to healthy food in Los Angeles during this virtual design-a-thon challenge. Chance to win $5,000 in cash and other prizes TBA. Hackathon is taking place March 4th-6th. To sign-up, click here: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=HVNizmW2rkqhdQq1FBwZ2hsYomhv4VRImQj4wuS6QcVUMVhGMUI0STAxNTROSFRIWERQOFpDMzhZTS4u

Fireside Chat with Nick Desai ’92, CEO & Co-Founder, HeyRenee

  Come hear from Nick Desai '92, a UCLA alum and serial entrepreneur who has started and led four successful start-ups over the last 20 years.   About this event   Nick Desai is a UCLA alum and an accomplished entrepreneur who has started and led four successful start-ups over the last 20 years, including Heal – a company he co-founded to re-boot the U.S. healthcare system leveraging the transformative power of technology-enabled doctor house calls. He started his current company, HeyRenee, with his wife and co-founder Dr. Renee Dua, a UC San Diego and USC alum who also completed a residency in internal medicine at UCLA. Nick raised over $165 million in venture funding for Heal, from [...]

UCLA Biodesign Innovation Showcase & Graduation

Join UCLA Biodesign in celebrating the graduation of the 2021-2022 Biodesign Fellows. The session will showcase pitches from the UCLA Biodesign Fellows and a keynote address by Dr. Nick West, Chief Medical Officer and Divisional Vice President of Global Medical Affairs of Abbott Vascular. The program will feature innovative product solutions spanning digital health, diagnostics, interventional devices, and technology-enabled health services, as well as opening remarks by Johnese Spisso, President of UCLA Health and CEO of UCLA Hospitals and Clinics, Dr. Steve Dubinett, Interim Dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Antonio Bernardo, Dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Members of the UCLA community and the public are welcome to join in [...]

MedTech Strategist Innovation Summit San Francisco 2022

Innovation Summit San Francisco is MedTech’s must-attend investing and partnering conference, bringing together the greatest minds in the global medical device industry. UCLA Biodesign is excited to participate in this conference through the panel: "Driving Innovation by Improving Regulatory and Reimbursement: It's All About the Data" • Josh Makower, Director and Co-Founder, Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign • Jennifer McCaney, Executive Director, UCLA Biodesign • Stephen Levin, Editor-in-Chief, Market Pathways (moderator) Learn more about Innovation Summit SF and apply to present, attend, and more here: bit.ly/3ynVzGA.

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