The SoPE Philadelphia Chapter brings together entrepreneurial professionals who want to apply their knowledge, experience, and innovation in the healthcare world. We welcome all interested in Healthcare, Medical Devices, Digital Health, and Biosciences. Are you a physician with a brilliant idea? Please join us! Are you a developer interested in launching a new program to improve our healthcare delivery? Come on over. Are you an investor looking for inspiration for your next big break? Please, join us too! Whether you are starting your entrepreneurial experience or interested in launching and scaling your tenth start-up, we gather an expert group that can help you bring your idea to fruition from start to finish.
Join us! We meet at quarterly meetings rich in presentations, provocative interactions and networking of like-minded individuals.
Five Top Reasons You Should Attend Philadelphia SoPE Chapter events
- 1. Learn by Example & perfect your own!
- 2. Understand what seasoned investors expect in real life terms
- 3. Networking with like-minded professionals
- 4. Create your own Due Diligence process
- 5. Be Part of It!
Alfred Atanda Jr. is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., where he is the director of the Center for Sports Medicine. He performs arthroscopic surgery of the knee, elbow, ankle, and shoulder as well as general orthopedic and trauma surgical procedures. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed an internship and an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Atanda also completed fellowships in pediatric orthopedics, at AI DuPont Hospital for Children, and in sports medicine, at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University. His research interests are in upper extremity overuse injury prevention and general orthopedic trauma. Recently, he has developed an interest technology and innovation by routinely using telemedicine in his sports medicine practice. His future aspiration is to create an app-based platform to utilize telemedicine to triage, navigate, evaluate, and treat patients during their clinical experience.
Austin Morris Jr. is president of Morris Risk Management LLC an independent, full-service insurance brokerage offering high quality insurance products from top rated market leading insurance companies. MRM also is a specialized risk management firm offering advanced solutions through risk identification and prioritization. MRM serves clients across many different industries, including healthcare, by building reliable relationships and helping them to make good decisions about their needs.
Since 2007, Morris Risk Management LLC been a leader in cyber insurance, technology errors and omissions insurance, multimedia insurance and related coverages often for healthcare businesses. MRM provides advice on cybersecurity matters and routinely participates in regional and national cyber risk and cybersecurity communities.
Austin earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Southern Methodist University. He earned Masters Degrees from The Pennsylvania State University, in University Park, and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, in New Brunswick. Previously he was an executive vice president for a leading technology company. Austin is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Having served on several boards, Austin recently was the Board Chairman for 6.5 years of Friends of Independence National Historical Park.