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HST 978
Healthcare Ventures

Term: Spring

Course Director(s): Zen Chu, Martha L. Gray
Time:
Th 5-8pm
Location:
MIT: E51-151
Course Website:
None
Prerequisite:
15.910; 15.390 or 10.391 or 10.579
Restrictions:
None
MIT Units:
3-0-9 (G-Level Credit)
Harvard Units:
Unknown
Addresses healthcare entrepreneurship with an emphasis on startups bridging care re-design, digital health, medical devices, and high-tech. Includes prominent speakers and experts from key domains across medicine, pharma, med devices, regulatory, insurance, software, design thinking, entrepreneurship, and investing. Provides practical experiences in venture validation/creation through team-based work around themes. Illustrates best practices in identifying and validating health venture opportunities amid challenges of navigating healthcare complexity, team dynamics, and venture capital raising process. Intended for students from engineering, medicine, public health, and MBA programs. Video conference facilities provided to facilitate remote participation by Executive MBA and traveling students.