14th Annual Thomas Fogarty Lecture: Focus on Innovation (Nov 9th, 2012)
Ginger Graham delivered the 14th Annual Thomas Fogarty lecture this year, focusing on changing landscape in healthcare innovation. Ms. Graham is the current President and CEO of Two Trees Consulting, the former President and CEO of Amylin Pharmaceuticals and the past Group Chairman of Guidant Corporation. She also serves on several boards such as Proteus Digital Health, Genomic Health and Walgreens. With her extensive experience in both the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, Ms. Graham gave a thought-provoking talk that challenged conventional views on healthcare innovation. Read more
When Dr. Thomas Fogarty is in the office, he holds meetings all day long. Not unlike the President, he is briefed moments before every meeting. With each new visitor, he brings a fresh enthusiasm to the table, an eagerness to listen and to be impressed. Everybody gets a fair shot, and many are successful—unless, of course, they commit a cardinal sin. Read more
A future fellow waxes philosophical on what lies ahead this year for the 2010-2011 fellowship class. In addition to the challenge of learning and applying the Biodesign innovation process, the fellows will have to face the biggest challenge of them all: dealing with each other. See what advice past alumni fellows had to offer, as well as provide your own comments and feedback on how we can make the year a fruitful learning experience.