Surgical Innovation Program

Mission Statement

"To facilitate, drive and manage the innovation process for busy surgeons"

The Surgical Innovation Program is designed to:

  • Connect with internal OHSU resources (TTBD & OCTRI) and outside entities to identify support for innovation.
  • Assist our innovators through business plan development.
  • Sponsor an annual Innovation Summit to increase learning and to facilitate building new product programs.

Faculty Innovation Resources

The University serves as a catalyst for the region’s bioscience industry and is an incubator of discovery with more than 3,000 research projects underway.  During the 2012 fiscal year, OHSU earned $359 million in research funding.

2013 Innovation Grand Rounds Presentation (3.90 MB)

Start-Up Guide (235 KB)

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Department of Surgery

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Mail Code: OP-11
Portland, Oregon 97239


John G. Hunter, M.D., FACS
Mackenzie Professor and Chair

Innovation Manager

Sharon G. Kryger, B.S., CCRP, CCRA, M.S.

Contact Us

Phone: 503 494-7477
Fax: 503 494-4324