Success in Academic Surgery: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Mark S. Cohen
  • Lillian Kao

Part of the Success in Academic Surgery book series (SIAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Kyle Miller, Jay Pandit, Sean Connell
    Pages 13-17
  3. Dimitri A. Augustin, Lyn Denend, James Wall, Thomas Krummel, Dan E. Azagury
    Pages 71-88
  4. Vineet Sharma, James Sulzer, Michael Marasco, Edward Voboril, Peter McNerney, Swaminadhan Gnanashanmugam
    Pages 125-149
  5. Randy J. Seeley, Gregory N. Witbeck, Michael W. Mulholland
    Pages 151-158
  6. Veeshal H. Patel, Michael R. Harrison, Elizabeth A. Gress, Shuvo Roy, Prashant Chopra, Stacy S. Kim et al.
    Pages 185-194
  7. Deepa Narayanan, Christie A. Canaria, Monique Pond, Michael Weingarten
    Pages 195-204
  8. Ronald G. Tompkins, Andrew K. Alexander, Carl M. Berke
    Pages 205-216
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 235-242

About this book


This book provides a guide to innovation and entrepreneurship within academic surgery and details how these approaches can develop new technologies and programs that advance healthcare. The pathways, barriers, and opportunities for commercialization and entrepreneurship are identified and discussed in relation to licenses, start-ups, and obtaining funding.

The book aims to help create a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship across academic medical centres around the world, with the belief that this can improve patient care.

This book is relevant to surgeons of all disciplines, as well as medical students and researchers.


Surgical Innovation Customer Discovery Intellectual Property Regulatory Process Biodesign Model Industry-Academic Partnerships Shared Investment Model Funding Engineering Industry-Academic Engagement Academic Medical Center

Editors and affiliations

  • Mark S. Cohen
    • 1
  • Lillian Kao
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.McGovern SchoolThe University of Texas Health Science CentreHoustonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-18612-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-18613-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-7481
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-749X
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