Our vision: Patients and clinicians benefit from innovations commercialized by entrepreneurs who have conducted extensive research to identify major unmet medical needs with viable paths to market.

Our mission: To create the world’s best health technology innovation training program.

Join us to BUILD leaders. BUILD a support system. BUILD successful companies. BUILD the future of healthcare.


UCSF Medical Center is one of the best in the country, with tremendous potential for health technology innovation.

  • More than 1,800,000 outpatient visits and 46,000 inpatient visits in 2018.

  • Constantly ranked at the top of national hospitals.

  • Includes five locations and has more than 3,500 doctors and 2,500 nurses.


The UCSF Rosenman Institute is based in San Francisco, an area rich in talent, innovation, capital and business acumen.

  • The Rosenman Fellows, more than 20 health technology leaders with decades of experience, provide custom mentorship on tap to entrepreneurs in our network, in areas including engineering, investment, marketing, quality, regulatory matters, and strategy.

  • Rosenman-supported companies win impressive VC funding, negotiate acquisition, and obtain FDA approval for their technologies.

  • The dealflow we see in our own venture fund, MedTech Venture Partners, gives us firsthand insight into the challenges that startups face and how companies overcome obstacles to succeed.


The program will offer a professional certification, as well as comprehensive resources.


Focus: Healthcare technology solutions for large unmet needs

Duration: 11 months

Team size: Up to 4 fellows

Needs mining: 5 UCSF-affiliated hospitals