ABAIM Office Hours (with SoPE)


Feb 05 2021


10:00 am - 11:00 am

Weekly Topic:

What you should know if you are investing in healthtech or looking for healthtech investors
First Friday Entrepreneurship Office Hours are an open discussion forum where interested parties can gather to ask questions about biomedical and clinical entrepreneurship with a focus on digital health and AI entrepreneurship.
The sessions are moderated by Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA, President and CEO of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) at www.sopenet.org and a member of the ABAIM advisory committee.
There will be a mini-topic presentation with a guest, focused Q&A, and an open discussion forum. Sample mini topics include:
  • How and where to find money for your venture
  • What to do with your idea
  • How to work with other members of the innovation ecosystem and where to find them
  • Non-clinical career development

Limited to 25 participants​

Registration for Office Hours is free, but space is limited. RSVP today to reserve your space! We will email the meeting information to the address you provide below.
Office Hours RSVP
Company/Hospital/Educational Institution/Other


  • Arlen Meyers
    Arlen Meyers
    SoPE President & Co-Founder

    Dr. Meyers is a retired professor of otolaryngology, dentistry, and engineering at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical campus and President and CEO of SoPE. He has founded several medical device companies and is also the cofounder of a medical tourism company. His primary research centers around biomedical and health innovation and entrepreneurship and life science technology commercialization. He consults for and speaks to companies, governments, colleges and universities around the world who need expertise and contacts in the areas of bio entrepreneurship, bioscience, healthcare, healthcare IT, medical tourism — nationally and internationally, new product development, product design, and financing new ventures. Dr. Meyers is a Fulbright Scholar and a former Harvard-Macy Fellow. A devoted and prolific member of the SoPE community, Dr. Meyers also leads the Colorado Chapter of SoPE.

  • Bill Sobers
    Bill Sobers
    Vice President – Wealth Management, Senior Retirement Plan Consultant, Corporate Stock Benefit Consultant, UBS Financial Services

    With today’s retirement plan landscape marked by ongoing change, it all adds up to a greater focus on fiduciary responsibility and new management challenges for plan sponsors.

    I take a collaborative approach to helping you address these challenges. And, working together, I can chart a path to help you manage plan complexity. I am on the front lines of the new retirement, and I stand ready to help you and your participants meet the challenges of today’s world.

  • Eric Potoker
    Eric Potoker
    Executive Director, Health Care Equity Strategist at UBS

    Eric has covered health care as an analyst and portfolio manager since 2002. He previously worked at multi-billion-dollar long/short funds JL Advisors and Karsch Capital Management as the health care sector head, and at the family office 40 North as a portfolio manager and sector head. Eric has covered the health care sector broadly, including pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as well as health care services and medical device companies. He uses a deep fundamental research approach to stock picking, in an effort to identify attractive growth and value opportunities.

    Eric received a BA from Dartmouth College, and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

    Eric grew up in New York City. He is married with twin sons. He chaired the Board of Trustees for the Calhoun School, where he and his sons attended. He enjoys swimming, bicycling, and even the occasional triathlon at an ever slower pace.


Digital Health Entrepreneurship

Edited by Sharon Wulfovich & Arlen Meyers
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