The Stanford Biodesign Alumni Association is a non-profit organization with a mission to foster collaboration among the Biodesign Fellowship alumni and the health technology community at large.


  • Ayo & Racquel’s Biodesign Externship with Medtronic Labs in Nairobi, Kenya
    During the fellowship year, all Biodesign Innovation Fellows spend approximately one month exploring a new segment of the health tech industry. The externship is a unique opportunity to broaden perspectives and develop new experiences. Ayo and Racquel teamed up to find an externship due to their shared passion for developing international experience and understanding the … Read more
  • iRhythm team shares success story at this year’s SBAA annual alumni event
    This year’s Biodesign Alumni Annual Event featured a panel discussion with the iRhythm team. The San Francisco-based company has changed the way cardiac arrhythmias are diagnosed through their cloud connected wearable biosensing technology. Panel members from iRhythm included Founder and former CMO Uday Kumar, Derrick Sung (Executive VP, Strategy & Corporate Development), Mark Day (Executive … Read more
  • Consumer Medtech Panel Part Deux – “We had to come, it’s a sequel!”
    Co-authored by Holly Rockweiler A sequel is always a hit at the box office, so on April 5, 2016, SBAA hosted another panel on the thrills and challenges of the consumer medical technologies. This time, four new panelists joined everyone’s favorite director (host) Josh Makower, MD at the Palo Alto Office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich … Read more