Bench-2-Bedside is a medical device competition for students at the University of Utah. Teams come from all departments across campus. They get $500 to develop prototypes and compete for more than $70,000 in prizes.
Transforming academic medicine is a complex task, it requires that we rethink the entire structure - governance, money flows, teams vs. individuals, the list is long. Perhaps the biggest challenge, however, is how to take the leadership vision and engaging the entire institution in acting on the vision.
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