Michiko Maruyama, a third year UBC Medical Student, is putting her background in Industrial Design to work. Through the integration of design and medicine, Michiko and the BSK Team are currently creating the prototypes for the Burn Survival Kit. The Industrial Design Process involves brainstorming, sketching, drafting, model-making, prototyping and research. Creating model after model, […]
At this year’s Canadian Conference on Medical Education in Ottawa, Michiko Maruyama, a third-year medical student at the University of British Columbia Northern Medical Program, presented an academic poster titled “The Role of Universal Language in Patient Communication and Instruction for the use of the Burn Survival Kit: A High-Tech Algorithm for Low-Income Countries”.