Philadelphia Chapter

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.

Alfred Atanda

Chapter Leader

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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

Chapter Leader

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.

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