Fast Forward Medical Innovation
We offer programs and courses in collaboration with the renowned Frankel Cardiovascular Center.
Fast Forward Medical Innovation offers a comprehensive collection of educational programs and training tailored for busy faculty, students, clinicians, and researchers across the University of Michigan, and across the state, region, and nation.
Annual competition for up to $100K to test and implement cardiovascular innovations
- Faculty, staff, trainees, and patients
- Timeline varies; in-person or virtual
Project-based course, mentorship, and funding for academics with cardiovascular innovations
- Faculty, staff, and trainees
- 12 weeks; in-person or virtual
Collaborative workshops designed to develop solutions that positively impact patient care.
Learn how the Aikens Innovation Academy helped Gardner Yost, M.D., M.S., and his team take the next steps to move their project towards successful commercialization. The article gives an inside look at the key takeaways participants will get when they complete the course.
Vice Chair for Research in Cardiovascular Research
Associate Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)
Dr. Tang will discuss the phenomenon of liquid-liquid phase separation on augmenting harmful processes mediated molecular signaling during organ preservation. Furthermore, strategies to mitigate this process will be explored.
Partner at MedTech Advantage Fund
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)
Assistant Director for Cardiac Ablation, Mapping, and Imaging Devices at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Office of Cardiovascular Devices, Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Diagnostics, and Monitoring Devices
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 24, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)
Regulatory Affairs Lead at Google
Professor and Chair of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School
Professor Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Co-Chair of Innovation, FVC Innovation Program
Assistant Professor, Cardiac Electrophysiologist at U-M
Clinical Instructor, Cardiovascular Medicine at U-M
Professor of Medicine and Director of the Caring Wisely Program at UCSF Health
Chair, FCVC Innovation Program
Vice-Chair, FCVC Innovation Program