Medical Innovation, Research and Entrepreneurship - Fall 2021

A one-of-a kind opportunity to work alongside OC's top leaders in medical innovation and medicine.

The Medical Innovation, Research and Entrepreneurship (MIRE) STEM Program provides the next generation of STEM leaders the multidisciplinary skills needed to thrive in the biotech entrepreneurial world. Students will learn the four C's: critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity from working alongside OC's top leaders in innovation, medicine, science, and law. Additionally, students will learn adaptability, resilience, and problem solving through project-based coursework. University Lab Partners (ULP) and the CHOC Research Institute are committed to excellence in education and research.

Course Schedule:

September 21, 2021 - November 18, 2021 (9-weeks)

Tuesdays and Thursdays

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Tuition: $625.00

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Medical Innovation
  • Basic Research and Developing an Idea/Biotech Application
  • Introduction to FDA Regulatory Strategy
  • AI/Data Science in Healthcare
  • Forming and Protecting a Biotech Company
  • Funding and Product Development/Commercialization
  • Effective Pitching Strategies 

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Since 1964, CHOC has been steadfastly committed to providing the highest quality medical care to children. Affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, our regional pediatric healthcare network includes a state-of-the-art 334-bed main hospital facility in the City of Orange, and a hospital-within-a-hospital in Mission Viejo. CHOC also offers many primary and specialty care clinics, more than 100 additional programs and services, a pediatric residency program, and four centers of excellence – The CHOC Heart, Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Hyundai Cancer Institutes.

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Event Details

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

3:30PM - 5:30PM

September 21 - November 18

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Upcoming Event

April 22, 2021
12:00PM - 1:30PM

Women Talk Tech Advantage

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Do you have a great company in the bioscience or medtech industry? Do you need wet-lab and/or fabrication space to develop and test your product?


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April 22, 2021
12:00PM - 1:30PM

Women Talk Tech Advantage

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April 24, 2021
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Introduction to Biotechnology Research

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April 28, 2021
4:00PM - 5:00PM

OC LIFe (Lifesciences Innovators Forum)

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