Application Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm EDT

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES
Please read all the information at BMES Coulter College carefully before beginning the online application to be certain you have everything in order as you prepare to complete and submit your application.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Teams must include:

1. One (1) Senior Design Faculty Member (the applicant) and CV. Only one design faculty member will be permitted to attend per team. Applications submitted solely by students will not be accepted.

2. Four (4) BME Students from the same university as the applying faculty member. Students should be recruited by the Senior Design Faculty and the full team must be identified and included in the application.

3. Brief Statement from each team member, including the design faculty, describing what skills/experiences related to medical device design and commercialization they hope to learn and how they envision that participation in the 2020 BMES Coulter College will benefit them in the future. Discussion of plans to work in the areas of health disparities and/or resource-constrained design will be of particular interest during the review of applications.

ELIGIBILITY
NEW: Any school that participated in 2019 is not eligible to apply again in 2020.

Senior Design Faculty
• Must be a BME student senior design faculty member currently affiliated with a university who has experience in teaching or interest in teaching senior design.
• Must commit to attend the full four-day program (August 6-9, 2020; two full days and two partial days).
• Must commit to help their team of students prepare by collaborating with their students to submit a pre-assignment over the summer.
• Must commit to watch brief video clips and participate in 1-2 webinars throughout June and July in which many of the core design considerations, e.g., intellectual property, regulatory, and market analysis will be introduced.
NEW Must be from a school that did not participate in 2019.

BME Students
• Must all be from the same university as the applying faculty member.
• Must all be BME undergraduates who will be senior-level students at the start of the Fall 2020 academic year.
• Must all commit to attend the full four-day intensive program (August 6-9, 2020; two full days and two partial days).
• Must all commit to work in collaboration with their team and faculty member to prepare for the program by submitting a pre-assignment over the summer.
• Must all commit to watch brief video clips and participate in 1-2 webinars throughout June and July in which many of the core design considerations, e.g., intellectual property, regulatory, and market analysis will be introduced.
• Must not have previously participated in the program.
NEW Must be from a school that did not participate in 2019.

Applications must be received by Friday, March 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm ET. Late submissions WILL NOT BE REVIEWED.

Faculty applicants will be notified of their team’s status by mid-April.

For questions, please visit BMES Coulter College or email BMESCoulterCollege@bmes.org.
BME Design Faculty
BME design faculty must have experience or interest in teaching senior design, commit to helping a team of students prepare for BMES Coulter College, and must be available to attend with their team of students. Only one BME design faculty member per school may attend.

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* 1. First Name

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* 2. Last Name

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* 3. Degree(s)

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* 4. Title

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* 5. Please enter your contact information

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* 6. BMES Member Number (if applicable - leave field blank if not a member)

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* 7. Specialty Area (15 words or less)

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* 8. Attach Design Faculty CV

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* 9. Please describe what skills/experiences related to medical device design and commercialization you hope to learn and the benefits you hope to gain from participating in the 2020 BMES Coulter College. Discussion of plans to work in the areas of health disparities and/or resource-constrained design will be of particular interest during review of applications.

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* 10. Have you previously attended BMES Coulter College with a team?

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* 11. If you previously attended with a team of students from your current university, are you the only BME design faculty at your university?

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* 12. If my team is selected, I agree to be onsite from August 6 - 9, 2020, for the full program to lead my team.
*Note: Faculty must cover their own travel and hotel costs.

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