“Being a PHYSICIAN INNOVATOR means that you do not accept no or impossible as answers”
There is no denying that technology plays a more central role every day in our healthcare system. Physician-engineers (or “MIDPs”) with the ability to face and overcome clinical challenges with technical prowess will be critical to the continued improvement of healthcare. Just as the physician-scientist can direct her knowledge of basic science to tackle important clinically-relevant questions, the physician-engineer can apply her translational knowledge to uncover innovative and practical solutions.
- Challenge the status quo
- Respect and encourage all voices
- Human connection over data
- Embrace uncertainty
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