Faiz Baqai, BS
Medical Student
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Faiz Baqai is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Texas at Austin pursuing both his MD at Dell Medical School and a Masters of Biomedical Engineering at the Cockrell School of Engineering. He holds an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. His clinical interests are in the field of cardiology and he is passionate about developing novel medical device solutions to pressing clinical needs.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The problems facing healthcare today require interdisciplinary approaches. Recognizing this, the Dell Medical School, the Cockrell School of Engineering, and the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease at UT Health Austin launched the Clinical Innovation and Design Program (CID). The CID fellows, a mixture of medical students and graduate level engineers, explore clinical needs and develop a solution as a team over the course of 10 months. The CID program educates students on the proper process of needs identification and solution development. The program is organized into…