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Biodesign Innovation Fellowship

UCLA Health, Los Angeles, California

Position Description:

Drive life-changing innovations in support of a world-class health organization. Develop transformative technologies – from advanced devices to sophisticated digital solutions. Experience incredible career possibilities.

UCLA Health’s Biodesign Innovation Fellowship is an exciting entrepreneurial opportunity for early-stage professionals in medicine, engineering, design, and business.  We’re bringing together a best-in-class interdisciplinary team to develop technologies to solve challenging health care needs.  As a UCLA Biodesign Fellow, you will learn a framework for clinical innovation and entrepreneurship at a nationally ranked health system and leading academic medical center.

You will spend three months in clinical immersion in order to identify meaningful clinical needs.  To make your ideas a reality, you will enjoy the support of UCLA Health’s vast resources, such as health IT support and data scientists as well as state-of the-art prototyping, fabrication, bench-top testing, and patient simulation facilities.


Early stage professionals with:

  •  An advanced degree in engineering and computer science (MS / PhD), design (MS) or business (MBA) or medicine (MD), or equivalent education and experience.
  • Experience in product/software development, product design or engineering preferred.

Preference will be given to candidate exhibiting a strong interest in technology development and record of entrepreneurial activities.

To Apply:

To take advantage of this incredible opportunity, please apply between January 3, 2019 and February 22, 2019 online at During the application process you will need to also submit the following:

  • Statement of interest (500 words maximum)
  • Resume / CV (Three page maximum)
  • Two letters of reference (Please address to “Dear Selection Committee”)

About UCLA Health:

UCLA Health is ranked as the No. 1 hospital in Los Angeles and No. 7 in the nation.  UCLA was also ranked as the leading university for start-up formation globally by the Milken Institute. In this stimulating and supportive setting, exceptionally gifted professionals in a wide array of disciplines are defining the future of patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, you can at UCLA Health.