Sling Health STL the founding chapter of a national student-run non-profit organization founded in 2013 by medical students at Washington University in St. Louis in order to confront the surplus of unsolved clinical problems they encountered within the hospitals. Our organization brings together a diverse group of students, clinicians, and local entrepreneurs to develop and commercialize medtech solutions that ultimately improve patient health care.
Our main objectives are:
Our organization cultivates student-led teams through a nine-month experiential program, which includes clinical assessment, prototype creation, and business development. The teams also receive opportunities to pitch in various competitions and events, including our annual Demo Day. Furthermore, team members retain 100% of the intellectual property and equity of the solutions they create through the program.
Sling Health STL teams receive resources, support, and mentorship throughout the process. Resources include:
Our program is open to colleges, university, and residency program in the St. Louis region including Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis University, and University of St. Louis in Missouri.
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