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Pear Spotlight: Clinician Founders

Hosted by Elena Butler & 3 others
Past Event
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Pear VC is thrilled to invite you to our exclusive Pear Spotlight: Clinician Founders – an exclusive virtual event tailored specifically for clinicians (physicians, residents, medical students) interested in the realm of venture capital and healthcare entrepreneurship.


  • Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle, Co-Founder and Former CEO of Iora Health.

    • Dr. Fernandopulle MD, MPP, AB is the co-founder and former CEO of Iora Health, a value-based primary care group based in Boston that was acquired by One Medical in 2021, where he served as Chief Innovation Officer. One Medical was acquired by Amazon for close to $4 billion. Rushika currently serves on the staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital, on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, and on the boards of Families USA and the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care.

  • Dr. Ryan Grant, CEO and Co-Founder of Vori Health

    • Dr. Grant MD, MBA, FAANS is a serial entrepreneur and board-certified, Yale-trained neurosurgeon who was most recently at Geisinger Medical Center practicing complex spine surgery. He focuses on value-based healthcare transformation in the musculoskeletal sector and started Vori Health, which has raised over $50M from well-known investors. Additionally, Dr. Grant co-founded Nomad Health, which is an award-winning online marketplace that directly connects healthcare clinicians to healthcare jobs. He has also participated in medical device development and taught at several medical schools and universities.

👩‍⚕️ Future of Healthcare: As a clinician, your expertise and experience are invaluable in shaping the future of healthcare innovation. Join us as we discuss the challenges and opportunities at the intersection of medicine and entrepreneurship.

🌟 Insights from Physician Founders: Hear from trailblazing physician founders who have successfully navigated the startup landscape, building and scaling incredible healthcare companies. Gain firsthand knowledge, tips, and strategies from those who have walked the path before you.

🤝 Network: Connect with like-minded clinicians and healthcare professionals who are interested in venture. Forge valuable connections, exchange ideas, and explore potential collaborations that could propel your entrepreneurial journey forward.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn more about venture and entrepreneurship as a clinician. Register now to reserve your spot!