I was invited to teach at the Translational Research Program (TRP) at University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine in the Fall of 2019. This is a master's degree program for individuals interested in designing innovative solutions in the healthcare space. The cohort in the class of 33 consisted of one-third physicians; one-third other healthcare professionals including nurses, midwives, and medical administrators; and one-third technical specialists including designers and engineers. Insights The Course The course I co-taught was Projects in Translational Research, where students pair up with medical stakeholders to design interventions using design-thinking methods. The class was…
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