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1 B UCKNELL U NIVERSITY B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING Affecting Institutional Inertia: Functional University & Medical Center Collaborations Eric Kennedy and Joseph Tranquillo Biomedical Engineering Department Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING D EPARTMENT

2 B UCKNELL U NIVERSITY B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING Bucknell University Bucknell University: – –Liberal Arts Institution & Professional Programs (Management & Engineering) – –~3500 total students – –~350 faculty – –Carnegie Classification (< 50 Masters/ Year) College of Engineering: – –~700 students – –~70 full-time faculty Biomedical Engineering Department: – –15-18 students per class (currently 63 total) – –6 full-time faculty & one shared appointment Highly selective = High expectations

3 B UCKNELL U NIVERSITY B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING Bucknell & “Central Isolation” 3.5 Hours 3 Hours

4 B UCKNELL U NIVERSITY B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING Bucknell & “Central Isolation” 17 Miles Geisinger Health System Bucknell University

5 B UCKNELL U NIVERSITY B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING Geisinger Health System Facilities & Physicians: – –44 County Service with 2.6 Million Population – –4 Major Hospital Centers & 2 Community Hospitals – –~77k admissions / 1800 beds – –~1000 physicians & ~450 resident physicians Managed Care Plans: – –~322K members (including ~68K Medicare Advantage members) – –~34K contracted providers/facilities – –43 PA counties Nationally Recognized for Integrated Healthcare Initiatives

6 B UCKNELL U NIVERSITY B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING Bucknell BME & Geisinger : – –4 Senior Design Teams (13 Students, 4 Physicians, 4 Faculty) – –1 Summer Internship Student for Medical Device Design Patent Applications (Assigned to Geisinger) Grassroots Collaboration (Individual Relationships) Bucknell & Geisinger Collaboration Agreement Bucknell & Geisinger Intellectual Property Policies Bucknell – Geisinger Research Initiative (BGRI) Human Health Initiative : –3 Senior Design Teams (12 Students, 3 Physicians, 3 Faculty) –4 Summer Internship Students for Medical Device Design –Individual Faculty Research Collaborations Today: –5 Senior Design Teams (18 Students, 5 Physicians, 4 Faculty) –2 Device Development Internship Teams (w Marketing) –External Design Firm for Technology Transfer –2 BGRI Seed & Sustaining Collaborative Grants

7 B UCKNELL U NIVERSITY B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING Institutional & Collaborative Challenges Intellectual Property – –Intellectual Property Policies (Reactive vs. Proactive) – –Bucknell – Geisinger IP Management Plan IP Management & Steering Committee Project Project Outset Clinical Experiences for Students vs. HIPPA – –Student on-site training (proactive 4 month lead-time) administered by Geisinger Clinic Administration (Chief Administrative Officer for Research Formal Administration & Logistical Support – –Geisinger Clinic –Bucknell University Project Collaboration Agreement – –Bucknell Provost’s Office (Assistant Provost for Research) & Geisinger Clinic Administration (Chief Administrative Officer for Research)

8 B UCKNELL U NIVERSITY B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING Medical Device Development & Student Inventorship Support −BME & Management −BU-GHS Faculty Appointments Neuroscience Research Advancement −Autism & Developmental Medicine (BU-GHS) Data & High Speed Computing −Neuroscience & BME −Computer Science Engineering Community Healthcare Research −Management & Economics University Campaign: 1.Creative Campus Initiative 2.Global Learning Initiative 3.Human Health Initiative 4.Management Education Initiative 5.Residential Learning Initiative 6.Sustainability Initiative Human Health Initiative

9 B UCKNELL U NIVERSITY B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING Affecting Institutional Inertia: Functional University & Medical Center Collaborations Eric Kennedy and Joseph Tranquillo Biomedical Engineering Department Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING D EPARTMENT

10 B UCKNELL U NIVERSITY B IOMEDICAL E NGINEERING 1.Medical Device Development & Student Inventorship Support 2.Neuroscience Research Advancement 3.Data & High Speed Computing 4.Community Healthcare Research Bucknell-Geisinger Relationship $500 Million Campaign Goal: –Creative Campus Initiative –Global Learning Initiative –Human Health Initiative –Management Education Initiative –Residential Learning Initiative –Sustainability Initiative


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