Author Archives: Sara Skvirsky

Higher Education Hero Award!

The Higher Education Hero award goes to the most creative idea for reinventing higher education for the health sciences. And the winner is…gravitytank_ann for their card, and the subsequent conversation it sparked, around a new path for families to leverage contextual learning … Continue reading

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Funding Innovator Award!

The Funding Innovator Award goes to the most creative idea for innovative funding models for research and health. And the winner is…player infrared (a freelance mathematician in Portland, Oregon), for their card on funding health research via aggregating many, small-scale contributions left … Continue reading

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Patient Care Supercharger Award!

The Patient Care Supercharger Award goes to the most creative idea for reinventing patient care. And the winner is…Kimberly Topp, for her vision of a future where every UCSF patient gets paired with a student health advocate!   To reiterate the very … Continue reading

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Research Network Designer Award!

The Research Network Designer Award goes to the most creative idea for reconceiving the research process across all disciplines. And the winner is…well, in true network fashion, the winners are…john_kealy, #TeamAlphaQ4Data, and jtf for their cascading ideas around openly publishing research–both successes and … Continue reading

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Global Guru Award!

The Global Guru Award goes to the most creative idea for building a global footprint for UCSF to reach out around the world for more knowledge, new partnerships, and greater impact. And the winner is…player anonymous, for their card envisioning a future in which … Continue reading

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Push your thinking to 2025!

Wow! The game has whizzed by and all of a sudden we have less than two hours to go until the UCSF2025 Foresight Engine officially comes to a close. For these last two hours, let’s push our thinking and push … Continue reading

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#green CHALLENGE: Set the standard for sustainable health

For the next two hours, let’s focus on how we could Set the Standard for Sustainable Health. See the challenge below and play your ideas using #green. Players with the best #green ideas will be highlighted in our blog! The challenge: How will UCSF design … Continue reading

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Partnering for impact

How can UCSF lead the way in 2025? Partnerships. UCSF is already a leader in so many health-related fields but it has been widely acknowledged in the game that interdisciplinary collaboration is key to finding new innovative solutions. Though a … Continue reading

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#publichealth CHALLENGE: Reinvent public health

For the next two hours, let’s focus on how we could Reinvent Public Health. See the challenge below and play your ideas using #publichealth. Players with the best #publichealth ideas will be highlighted in our blog! The challenge: How can UCSF scale its public health … Continue reading

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#global CHALLENGE: Build a global footprint

For the next two hours, let’s focus on how we could Build a Global Footprint. See the challenge below and play your ideas using #global. Players with the best #global ideas will be highlighted in our blog! The challenge: How will UCSF expand its global … Continue reading

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