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Sling Health @ UCLA: Solving Real-World Medical Problems

Raised toward our $25,000 Goal
50 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on January 01, at 12:00 AM PST
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Sling Health @ UCLA: Solving Real-World Medical Problems

Sling Health at UCLA is the first and only medical student-run organization at the David Geffen School of Medicine that equips students with the resources, training, and mentorship required to develop innovative solutions for real-world healthcare problems. We form multidisciplinary teams of students from across UCLA with medical, business, engineering and legal expertise to tackle inherently multifaceted medical challenges. Our teams then participate in a year-long curriculum that teaches skills including problem identification, prototype development, product iteration, and business development.  We've grown exponentially, and in only two short years built up a portfolio that now encompasses 8 active projects and a cohort of over 50 students developing innovative products for the medical field.


Through our entirely student-led, low-cost, scalable training platform, we are working with over 50 students and developing multiple products currently in use in the clinic. However, due to funding constraints, we are limited in our ability to take on additional potential projects with greater initial investment requirements. With your help, we can continue to support our current teams and bring on new students/projects to make an even larger impact in the healthcare system!

Sling Members working alongside health care providers to develop a low-cost communication tool for non-English speaking patients 

IndiviHealth: Developing personalized medical devices for stroke rehabilitation

CareCoordian: Creating a health information organizational tool for emergent situations

Atria Connect: Enabling long term change in developing nations through training of local physicians

Machine Learning in Health: Using machine learning to develop algorithms for individualized diagnostic and treatment plans

Parousia: Designing a novel menstrual cup device as an ecofriendly way for mothers to address heavier flow and urinary incontinence

With many additional projects also currently under development!

Training local Haitian physicians in ultrasound imaging and empowering them with the knowledge and skills to better care for their communities

Every gift counts, and each dollar will make an impact as we train students from across UCLA! Your donation will facilitate innovation in the medical field, and we are excited to use your support to develop tools for patients and physicians in Los Angeles and beyond!​

Our way
of Thanking You


Demo Day Invitation

You get a special invitation to our yearly "Demo Day" as part of the Sling family. We welcome you to join in on our yearly event where students teams pitch their creations in front of a panel of judges.

9 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: April 2020


Student Shoutout

You'll receive a personalized "shout-out" on social media from one of our talented Sling students, thanking you for your support!

4 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: January 2020


Skill-Building Workshop Invite

Sling hosts skill-building workshops for its students on design processes, entrepreneurship, FDA regulations and intellectual property rights; we'd love to invite you to join in on any one of our workshops that interests you!

7 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: January 2020


3D Printed Keychain/Trinket

We'll hand-create a monogrammed trinket using 3d printing, hard work, and love just for you to say a huge thank you!

5 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: January 2020


Sling Networking Mixer

We're excited to invite you to a networking mixer with our student teams and other donors and chat about our work and more over drinks. (Tax Deductible Donation= $485)

1 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: January 2020


Personalized 3D Grip

We'll make a laser-etched, personalized 3D grip for you to say a huge thank you for your support. We make these 3D grips to help improve quality of life for patients with neurological deficits and would love to thank you with a personalized grip of your own as a keepsake! (Tax Deductible Donation= $1475)

1 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: January 2020
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