Innovator's Foundation

The first phase, known as the Innovator's Foundation, incorporates a "mini-graduate school", enabling the Fellows to become fully aware of the issues related to health technology and processes. The team will engage in formal instruction of fundamental core topics including biological, medical, engineering and business concepts. Additionally, foundational learning will occur through academic and industry networking, research seminars, field trips, and overall team organization. The backbone of this phase will be the basic instruction of the innovation process. It will be introduced, as well as the tools required, with the ultimate goal of identifying a path to market.

Teaching Modules

Health System I

Organizational Development and Leadership

Skill Development I

Community Interaction

Engineering Fundamentals


Source: http://peddev.org/fellowship/curriculum/foundation