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A three-day course on medical device innovation, development, and translation. Medical Device Development

Medical Device Development

At a glance
Opportunity for
  • Individuals interested in medical device innovation. This course will provide an introduction to medical device development and translation.

Attendees should have at least one of the following degrees:

  • MD
  • PhD
  • Master's degree, specializing in engineering or science
  • MBA
Time commitment
  • Three-day intensive course (8:00am - 5:00pm)
  • Free for Harvard-affiliated schools and institutions
  • CTSA member: $1050.00
    (Note: this is a 25% discount off the standard fee.)
  • Non-CTSA member: $1400.00
  • Cancellation and Refund Policy [PDF]
  • Course fees can be modified for participants unable to meet financial requirements due to their geographical location. Email us to inquire about potential eligibility.
Session dates
  • September 9-11, 2019
Application due
  • 5:00pm on August 12, 2019
  • Endorsements due 5:00pm on August 16, 2019
  • All applicants will be notified of their status no later than August 26, 2019.
The application process is closed.

The Medical Device Development course is designed as an opportunity to explore and navigate the principles underlying the opportunity and challenges of therapeutic and diagnostic medical device development. During this three-day intensive course, participants will engage in case discussions and interactive panel sessions that address the development process from determining clinical need through post-market surveillance. With a focus on closing the gaps among all stakeholders involved in device development, this course is geared towards participants with diverse experience, expertise, and goals. Past participants have enjoyed networking with and learning alongside experts and professionals who reflect the diversity of careers in this field.

This course is valuable if you are:

  • a researcher interested in developing or translating new or improved medical devices or diagnostic tests
  • a clinician who sees a particular need for devices
  • an engineer, clinician, or business professional who is eager to collaborate with partners outside their line of work
  • a professional with a genuine interest in exploring this ever-changing field