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Teaching the Next Generation: How Do We Support 3D AM Industry Growth in Healthcare

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  • access_time 10:30 - 11:30 AM CT
  • location_onSME ZONE Theater
  • blur_circularSME Technical Community Presentation
  • monetization_onIncluded with Exhibits Registration

Join expert panelists from the nation’s top hospitals and tissue engineering organizations to discuss the pathways for training and workforce development in medical additive manufacturing applications. Discussion will include anecdotes from each of the panelists on their personal journeys, including challenges, triumphs, and advice for prospective technicians, engineers, scientists, and physicians. Current offerings in AM education, certification, and on-the-job training will be covered. Panelists and moderator are members of SME’s Medical Additive Manufacturing Technical Advisory Team.


Amy Alexander, MS, Unit Head, Engineering, Mayo Clinic 


  • Lexi Garcia, MS, Director of Strategic Projects, ARMI BioFabUSA
  • Adam Jakus, PhD, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Dimension Inx Corp.
  • Rami Shorti, PhD, MBA, Program Manager, Biomechanical R&D Consultant, Anatomic Modeling, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Nicole Wake, PhD, Director, 3D Imaging Lab, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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