2020-2021 Design Health Program Applications
The first round of applications for Fellows and Associates has closed (for Fall 2020 start). A second round for Associates will open in Fall 2020 (for Spring 2021 start).
The Design Health Program is a patient-focused program that discovers the pressing needs in healthcare and assembles teams from across engineering, business, medicine and other disciplines to create real-world solutions. The program provides an immersive learning experience where teams don’t solve pre-defined problems, but actively identify, validate and prioritize problems that will impact human health.
Through a partnership with the School of Medicine, members of each team will gather data and insight into the clinical environment and use structured ethnography tools to identify unmet, underserved and unarticulated needs.
Currently, the program is open to graduate students from the Pratt School of Engineering and the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences (including PhD and master’s students), second-year MBA students from the Fuqua School of Business, students and trainees from the Duke Medical School, nurses and students from the School of Nursing, students from Duke Law, and undergraduates from any discipline.