Arena Labs was founded on the spirit of people doing hard things, pursuing mastery, and serving something higher in their respective “arena.”

Founder + CEO Brian Ferguson on the genesis of Arena Labs

Our Namesake & Spirit

Arena Labs was founded on the spirit of people doing hard things, pursuing mastery, and serving something higher in their respective “arena”.

We are a laboratory of extraordinary men and women who have spent a career in the Arena. We take the collective wisdom and power of people with deep experience doing hard things under pressure, and then focus that in medicine.

IT IS NOT THE CRITIC WHO COUNTS; NOT THE MAN WHO POINTS OUT HOW THE STRONG MAN STUMBLES, OR WHERE THE DOER OF DEEDS COULD HAVE DONE THEM BETTER. THE CREDIT BELONGS TO THE MAN WHO IS ACTUALLY IN THE ARENA, WHOSE FACE IS MARRED BY DUST AND SWEAT AND BLOOD; WHO STRIVES VALIANTLY; WHO ERRS, AND COMES SHORT AGAIN AND AGAIN, BECAUSE THERE IS NO EFFORT WITHOUT ERROR AND SHORTCOMING; BUT WHO DOES ACTUALLY STRIVE TO DO THE DEEDS…

THEODORE ROOSEVELT
CITIZENSHIP IN A REPUBLIC - 23 APRIL 1910

Our Mission

A world in which the culture of modern medicine catalyzes the pursuit of mastery and teamwork on the frontlines

Our Ethos and Operating Principles

THE ARENA ETHOS. Arena Labs is a culture built on humility. Not the false humility that is the absence of boasting, but a ruthless commitment to learning and betterment. We hold this mindset, that of the expert learner, as the bedrock of all extraordinary endeavor. We are not academics or careerists. Nor are we a […]

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