ACIC test bed

Local Acute Care Test Bed with Global Acceleration

The UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine not only staffs the three most unique Emergency Departments in San Francisco, but its members also serve as the medical directors for Emergency Medical Services (ambulances) and Emergency Management (disaster preparation) for the City and County of San Francisco.  

This is a robust, integrated, and unique Test Bed for any Acute Care setting.

Coupled with the innovation community in the San Francisco Bay Area, this Acute Care Test Bed will help change the heathcare delivered in San Francisco. 

Once validated, these procedures and products have the opportunity to be applied and disseminated across the world. We have a global health division with expertise in low-resource settings and can test and iterate innovation solutions to address healthcare issues abroad.