BUSI 224 - BIAS AND MEDICAL DEVICE DESIGN
Long Title: BIAS AND MEDICAL DEVICE DESIGN: EXPLORING THE HIDDEN BIASES BEHIND MEDICAL PRODUCTS AND DEVICES
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 1
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: This course explores the hidden biases that exist in product design with a focus on the tradeoffs entrepreneurs and innovators face when making decisions on how to design, build, and test their medical products and devices. Through the lenses of failed medical devices, poorly designed clinical trials, lack of stakeholder understanding, and interpretation bias students will discuss opportunities to proactively increase diversity of users that can lead to a more impactful, inclusive design. Assessments will consist of in and out of class exercises, reflections and a group project. Cross-list: BIOE 123.