THE GREATER MEMPHIS MEDICAL DEVICE COUNCIL

Our mission is to increase career opportunities and job growth through the development of a world-class educated workforce dedicated to the Memphis area Biotech and Medical Device industries.

OPPORTUNITY

Providing opportunities for individuals to obtain valuable training classes
and corporate resources while seeking a rewarding and lucrative career in the Medical Device Industry.

NETWORK

Joining the GMMDC network of professional educators, corporate mentors
and innovative entrepreneurs allows you to serve in a leading role
to advance the work of the largest exporter in Tennessee – the Medical Device industry.

EDUCATION

Creating specialized training, education curriculum and tuition funding resources for the critical workforce needed to enhance and sustain the Medical Device industry in the Memphis area.

More than 55 life science companies are located in the Memphis area and they are hiring individuals seeking a rewarding career. While still in high school, students can use the Tennessee Promise grant and dual enrollment classes to complete a diploma in vocational training, and then go directly into a job or an apprenticeship – with no college debt! College students may receive the same grant opportunities and extra credit for courses already completed.

The medical device industry enables workers to become a part of breakthrough treatment options that improve the quality of life for millions of people. A career in this unique industry offers individuals an opportunity to experience new discoveries, meaningful work and innovative technologies. There are dozens of diverse jobs available in the development, design, manufacturing and delivery of medical devices.

We have educational resources that help with tuition, child care, resume writing, job counseling and job interviews.  Contact the GMMDC for assistance in taking your career to the next level of expertise and satisfaction.

Our honored veterans often find it difficult to find a way back to civilian employment and we’re here to help. Your dedication, service for our country, specialized skills and past experience are valued and rewarded in the medical device industry. We’ll provide you with educational programs to train and fine tune your special skills. And most of the tuition will be paid through grants and any military re-entry program provided to you.

Contact the GMMDC office today for more information. We need your expertise.

Employee Testimonials

Meet the Memphis-area residents building a career and future in the local medical device industry.

From machinist to business owners, the medical device industry offers multiple paths to the Memphis area workforce.

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Medical Device Industry

The Medical Device Industry Accounts for More than $2.2 Billion in Economic Impact

Our Biotech and Medical Device Companies generate more than $ 46 million in annual taxes for local and State governments and produce 17,000 regional jobs.

Medical Device Industry News

- MDDI Staff
Manufacturing Is Booming in the Southeast

Nearly 2,300 advanced manufacturing and engineering professionals convened at IME South's debut in Charlotte, NC. Full Article

MicroPort Orthopedics Announces First Annual Global Medial-Pivot Symposium Taking Place in Chicago, October 13-15

Medical device leader hosting annual symposium to advance education and awareness of medially stabilizing techniques in total knee arthroplasty ARLINGTON, Tenn., June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroPort Orthopedics, a global… Full Article

- apark
Medtronic reinforces spine surgery portfolio with FDA nod for ligament-augmenting implant

Medtronic reinforces spine surgery portfolio with FDA nod for ligament-augmenting implant apark Wed, 06/22/2022 - 10:23 Full Article

What Employers Really Look For in Medical Sales Candidates

BioSpace spoke with Jay Johnson, the Director of Talent Acquisition for Orthopedics at Stryker, to find out what it takes to land a job in medical sales. Full Article

Angle PLC Announces Secured Contract From Pharma Services Customer

ANGLE plc, a world-leading liquid biopsy company, is delighted to announce that the Company has secured an additional contract with its first large-scale pharma services customer. Full Article

- Andrew Gregory Health editor
Wrist-worn trackers can detect Covid before symptoms, study finds

Sensor tech can alert wearer to Covid early, helping to prevent onward transmissionHealth trackers worn on the wrist could be used to spot Covid-19 days before any symptoms appear, according… Full Article

- Amanda Pedersen
Medtech in a Minute: Big Deals Keep on Turning

Catch up on the latest medtech news in one minute or less. Full Article

- Zacks Equity Research
CONMED (CNMD) to Expand Orthopedic Portfolio With Buyout

CONMED's (CNMD) completion of In2Bones Global buyout will expand its orthopedic portfolio. Full Article

Interested in supporting the GMMDC?

Contact Us For More Information

Phone

(901) 380-2710

Location

2969 Elmore Park Road
Bartlett, TN 38134

Email

swilson@gmmdc.org

Hours

M-F: 9am - 5pm