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Applying EMBA Leadership Lessons to Pediatric Healthcare

By Susan Petty   |   12/09/2016
When tempers flare in an operating room, lives are at stake. At UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, one pediatric surgeon has been working to ensure a better work experience—and better patient ...

How Part-time MBA Studies helped a Doctor Open New Doors

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/07/2016
When Alicea Wu first approached Berkeley-Haas, she was particularly attracted to one key Haas Defining Principle: Students Always. After working as a physician for six years, in both primary and urgent care, ...

Meet Executive MBA Student and Abbott Executive VP Robert Ford

By Susan Petty   |   8/31/2015
Robert Ford’s listing in the Class of 2015 student directory for the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program identified him as vice president, Abbott Diabetes Care. Within two months, he had erased the “vice” to ...

An EMBA Evening on Healthcare Entrepreneurship

By Richard Wilson, EMBA 15   |   2/24/2015
How do you strike out on your own from a steady job, start a company in the notoriously hostile arena of healthcare and thrive? For anyone who’s pondered this question, we found three individuals who’d done ...

Why MD + MBA=Improved Healthcare System (Part II)

By Susan Petty   |   1/13/2015
As the demands of a rapidly changing healthcare system require doctors to be ever more business savvy, Costanzo “Zino” Di Perna, MD, and EMBA 15 (performing surgery above), sat down with us to discuss first, ...

Why MD + MBA = An Improved Healthcare System (Part I)

By Susan Petty   |   1/12/2015
There was a time when, if considering a professional degree, you had three choices: medical school, law school, or business school. These days, lines are quickly blurring as professionals in every field are ...

Inspiration and Momentum at the Haas Business of Healthcare Conference

By Jesse Tao   |   4/06/2014
Last Friday I rose at 6 a.m. feeling giddy. Instead of heading to campus, I left my house in North Berkeley for the BART station and San Francisco. Just underground and through a turnstile, I ran into Dan, one ...

Berkeley Center For Health Technology Fall Student Workshop

By Richard Fessler   |   10/24/2011
On Friday, 10/14, I attended the Berkeley Center for Health Technology’s fall student workshop. True, my Organizational Behavior final was that evening from 5:30 – 8:30 and I found myself less prepared than I h...

MBA/MPH - NCD Challenge!

By Emily   |   10/19/2011
As a second year "dual degree-er", my Haas experience is slightly different than the norm - focusing on core MPH classes in addition to select MBA electives. In response to some of the global discussions ...

Haas Students Travel to Wharton for Health Care Conference: Feb. 21-24

By haasschoolofbusiness   |   4/26/2008
Oops, I'm a little behind on posting conference/case competition writeups - apologies! =) ___________________________________________________________________ Over the weekend of February 21-24, Becky Messing, J...