Innovating Health Sciences to Reduce Cost

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann is interested in bringing together the brightest minds from many fields to find ways to reduce costs in the health sciences through innovation. She describes a pioneering degree program at UCSF that seeks to build these connections between experts to examine possibilities. In this area, Desmond-Hellmann looks to the success of other high-technology sectors in bringing new product iterations to market, while also improving reliability and reducing costs.