Health + Innovation
Shaping the next generation of health leaders
The Health + Innovation track (formerly Health + Tech) is an immersive undergraduate learning experience that inspires students to be innovators for social good. Students engage in experiential, team-based learning focused on creating digital technology solutions for public health challenges reaching populations that are often excluded from the digital economy. Through project-based curriculum and co-curricular activities, fellows work to address real-world public health challenges by engaging with communities to understand needs and working with industry to develop viable solutions.
Qualifications & Requirements:
- Registered student at UC Berkeley
- Rising junior or rising senior (sophomore or junior standing when applying) with a passion for health, wellness, social impact, design, and/or technology
“Tech moves quickly and leaves a lot of people behind. This program has given me the confidence and skills to put the community into the process.” – Alejandra Leynes Chantres, B.A. Public Health ‘18
Since our Health + Innovation track was launched in 2016, we have worked with a broad range of organizations that includes tech start-ups, healthcare delivery organizations and community service organizations, such as: Bitmark, Aging 2.0; Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente Innovations Lab; VA – National Center for PTSD, Veteran Experience Office and SF and Palo Alto VA Medical Centers; SF Tech Council; First 5 Alameda County; Alameda County Public Health Department; HopeLab; YTH; Blue Goji; Best Babies Zone; Planet Murple; Habitot Children’s Museum; Senior Center Without Walls; and Center for Elder Independence.
Learn more about our program
If you’re ready for training, skill building, real-world opportunities, and recognition for making positive impacts in health and wellness, then we encourage you to apply to the Fung Fellowship Health + Innovation track today!