APPLYING Patient-Centered Design & the Maker Movement to Healthcare

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Who We Are

We are a collaborative of patients and caregivers, healthcare providers and researchers, designers and artists, engineers and technologists, and public health professionals from the University of Michigan and surrounding community, who are passionate about patient-centered participatory design and applying the model of the maker movement to healthcare. Our mission is to facilitate the design thinking process between patients and healthcare professionals to create opportunities for innovation in education, research, and clinical care delivery.


What We Do



See examples of our work that puts patients first.



See photos, videos, and slides from our past workshops and #MakeHealth events.



See a list of our patient and healthcare collaborators that help us accomplish our mission.