Welcome to the Future of Health Care

At Stanford Biodesign, we bring the world’s most promising minds into our circle to investigate, inspire, and innovate a healthier world for all.

Our Programs

Stanford Biodesign is at the center of an unparalleled health technology innovation community. One way to become part of our network is by participating in our programs. If you’re passionate about improving health through technology, find the program that’s right for you.

Our Impact

Stanford Biodesigners have realized extraordinary accomplishments that multiply as they advance in their careers. Many of our trainees found start-up companies or become corporate innovators in the health technology field. Some go on to teach health technology innovation or start new biodesign training programs at companies and universities around the world. The net impact—and “multiplier” effect—of our collective work is clear.

  • 184 fellows trained since 2001
  • 1,000 Stanford students trained since 2005
  • 500K patients treated with technologies our trainees initiated while at Biodesign

Giving

Help us unleash the power of innovation in health technology. With your support, we can teach and spread the biodesign innovation process for generations to come. And we can focus on solving today’s major threats to health technology innovation, so that our trainees can continue to deliver breakthrough solutions for the world’s greatest health challenges.

  • February 6, 2017
    Event: From the Innovator’s Workbench
    Featuring: ResMed, a global leader in respiratory management
    Speakers: Dr. Peter C. Farrell, founder and executive chairman, and Michael "Mick" Farrell, CEO
    Time: 5:30 -7:00 pm
    Location: Paul Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center, Stanford
  • December 21, 2016
    The Impact of Postgraduate Health Technology Innovation Training: Outcomes of the Stanford Biodesign Fellowship — This important new study assesses the career focus, leadership trajectory, and productivity of 114 Biodesign Innovation Fellowship alumni (2001-15).
  • October 17, 2016
    Why Health Care Innovation Begins by First Understanding the Need — Read why Stanford Biodesign’s Paul Yock believes that a needs-driven approach to innovation is essential in the health care sector.

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    Contact Us

    We are happy to answer questions about fellowships, courses, events, giving opportunities, and other activities at Stanford’s Byers Center for Biodesign.

    • Address
      James H. Clark Center
      318 Campus Drive
      E100
      Stanford, CA 94305-5428
    • Phone
      (650) 736-1160
    • Email
      biodesign@stanford.edu