TAST Trainees are trained through specialized coursework, seminars, and experiential activities to develop their research acumen in the convergent disciplines of AI, Surgery, Engineering, and Computer Science.
The TAST orientation establishes baseline knowledge for the TAST fellows, helps to build collaborative relationships, and develops their professional skills through focussed group activities.
- ME 555.04: Introduction to Medical Robotics and Surgical Technologies (Fall semesters)
- ME 555.14: Medical Robotics and Surgical Technologies Team Project (Spring semesters)
- ME 555.13: Lasers in Surgery (Fall semesters)
As part of the TAST training, Fellows will gain invaluable experience through summer internships with industry partners and research groups conducting development in the medical technologies field.
The TAST leadership recognizes the importance of professional development in addition to the development of the technical skills necessary to become a successful researcher, entrepreneur, or engineer. The TAST program provides opportunities for Fellows to strengthen their professional skill sets through targeted seminars, presentations, and physician interviews.