UIDP Academy

The UIDP Academy is the home of our specific training and development initiatives.

UIDP Academy programming includes intensive in-person workshops on hot-button issues; boot camps for new practitioners in the U-I space; and online learning, where we bring the content and experts to you, wherever you’re located.

UIDP Academy events are held throughout the year and are available to UIDP members and non-members. Check our Events Calendar for upcoming UIDP Academy events.

Benefits of Academic Medical Center-Industry Partnerships I

Partnering with Industry: Best Practices Module, Page 10 Transcript of Interview with Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD, Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Radiology, Indiana University The role that collaboration between academic institutions and industry in research is absolutely vital. There are lots of bright people at the nation’s medical schools and universities, who spawn a number of really […]

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Benefits of Academic Medical Center-Industry Partnerships II

Partnering with Industry: Best Practices Module (Page 12) Transcript of Interview with Andy Dahlem, PhD I see lots of opportunities for academia and industry to collaborate in new and even bigger ways. Part of it is driven by our pharmaceutical industries business model. Frankly, it costs too much and takes too long to discover new medicines […]

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How Industry Identifies Potential Partners

Partnering with Industry: Best Practices Module (Page 18) Transcript of interview with Jennifer Kerr, President of Cook Research So, of course, when interacting with universities or academic centers, and actually quite with any hospital, there are questions about overhead and there are questions about indirect payments, and where the funding is going to go. What we […]

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How Physician-Entrepreneurs Turn their Ideas Into Patient-Benefitting Products II

Partnering with Industry: Best Practices Module (Page 25) Transcript of interview with Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD, the Sumner M. Redstone Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, founding director of the Center for Surgery, Science & Bioengineering at Massachusetts General Hospital, and chief of staff emeritus at Shriners Hospitals for Children―Boston In looking for the expertise […]

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How Physician-Entrepreneurs Turn their Ideas Into Patient-Benefitting Products, Part I

Partnering with Industry: Best Practices Module (Page 24) Transcript of interview with Doug Raines, MD, Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Professor of Anesthesia in the Field of Pharmacology and Innovation at Harvard Medical School In looking for the expertise I needed, and the funding as well, I went directly to the Partner’s Innovation Fund and I showed them […]

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Key Issues in a Partnership

Partnering with Industry: Best Practices Module (Page 16) Transcript of interview with Jennifer Kerr, President of Cook Research Cook as a global organization works very regularly with universities and academic institutions. It’s not uncommon, actually quite frequently, where we are doing clinical research, maybe even doing different types of applied research within academic organizations, and really […]

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Pitfalls to Avoid

Partnering with Industry: Best Practices Module (Page 39) Transcript of interview with Jennifer Kerr, President of Cook Research If I could offer any advice to researchers that are wanting to engage with industry, either with their own idea or maybe wanting to get involved in clinical research, is really understand who you’re talking to, understand the […]

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When to Approach Industry

Partnering with Industry: Best Practices Module, Page 20 Transcript of Interview with Mark Breedlove, Vice President, Vascular Division, Cook Medical (Vice President and Global Leader for the Peripheral Interventional Division, Cook Medical, at time of interview) I think the other thing that we get asked a lot is when should we bring an idea to industry? […]

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