Who should attend?    (see attendees of our previous workshops)

  • Engineers, programmers, industrial designers, marketing managers, and others involved in developing and refining
    medical devices.
  • Physicians, nurses, patient safety specialists, project managers, and biomedical engineers.
  • Risk management, regulatory and clinical affairs personnel who try to avoid and fix “use errors” with new products
    or new releases.
  • Government agency, academia, and legal personnel who want to constructively contribute to better devices in the
Why should you attend?  

  • Gain a competitive advantage through easier-to-use and safer products  
  • Survive FDA scrutiny and meet ISO guidelines on Human Factors Engineering
  • Meet expectations for healthcare organizations (purchasers) who have an increased awareness of HFE
What do you learn?  

  • The basics of HFE and why it leads to better products and a competitive advantage
  • How it can help with new product innovation and development
  • How to apply HFE methods with hands-on exercises
  • How HFE can be used with innovation tools such as TRIZ
Registration Information:  

Workshop & Hotel Location:    Ann Arbor, Michigan  (hotel/travel info)
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HFE and Device Design Workshop

May 2016

Ann Arbor, MI
Who is teaching?  

  • John Gosbee
  • Teaches HFE to all new CDRH reviewers through FDA's Staff College
  • 20-plus years experience working in the field of HFE and medical devices with numerous publications
  • Work has included consulting & conducting workshops with device companies (e.g., Baxter, Eli Lilly)
  • John received the AAMI Career Achievement Award in 2002