Just after I started at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, I wrote anarticle on why I’m doing an MD/MBA. I argued that business school can help clinicians develop a new perspective, acquire important skills, and build bridges between doctors, policymakers, and administrators. I heard from dozens of students, faculty, and physicians who supported the idea of an MD/MBA. However, a question … [Read more...] about Applying business school to medicine
Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine and Broad College of Business will begin a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Business Administration joint degree in fall 2016. The joint M.D./MBA provides additional preparation for physician leaders in navigating the changing landscape of the health care industry. “Adding business administration skills to medical education will help … [Read more...] about MSU PILOTS SECOND JOINT MEDICAL AND BUSINESS DEGREE
Abstract Increasingly, health care is being delivered in large, complex organizations, and physicians must learn to function effectively in them. As a result, several medical and business schools have developed joint programs to train physician leaders who receive both medical degree (MD) and master of business administration (MBA) degrees. We examined several themes in relation to these … [Read more...] about Medical Students Who Pursue a Joint MD/MBA Degree: Who Are They and Where Are They Heading?
Starting this fall, select students can earn their MD and MBA at the same time through a program developed by Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business. VTC Dean Cynda Johnson, who holds both degrees, said when she was dean at East Carolina University, the Brody School of Medicine had a similar, successful program. Read more … [Read more...] about VTC, Pamplin to offer joint MD/MBA program
Thomas Jefferson University has partnered with the for-profit Strayer University to offer an online M.B.A. degree for doctors, Jefferson CEO Stephen Klasko said Friday. Strayer, based in Herndon, Va., already offers an online M.B.A. through the Jack Welch Management Institute, which it acquired in 2011. Jefferson's contribution will be courses offered by its College of Population … [Read more...] about Jefferson teaming with Strayer for online M.B.A. for doctors
Four-year long joint-degree program to launch next summer The University of Alabama at Birmingham has announced plans to launch a new dual-degree program that combines a Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) with an MBA. The new program will help medical students better understand the business side of healthcare, through courses in accounting and finance, economics, marketing, management, … [Read more...] about The University of Alabama at Birmingham Announces New MD/MBA Program