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Shifting from finance to a healthcare startup was an offer he couldn't refuse

By Rahul Sampat   |   12/05/2019
When the call offering the perfect career opportunity comes, you take it. Then maybe you go get an MBA to ensure your success. 

An EMBA is helping this scientist have an impact in the healthcare field

By Susan Petty   |   10/10/2019
Embracing data, developing her leadership skills, and networking have been key factors in Sally Allain’s career and her fight against disease. Her most recent move is a promotion to the position of head of ...

Improving Healthcare Equity and Access for Women

By Liz Rosenberg   |   6/20/2019
What happens when an entrepreneurial spirit collides with the Berkeley MBA concurrent degree program? For the answer, consider the career of Amy Fan, MBA/MPH 19, co-founder of Twentyeight Health.

Using tech to influence the healthcare sphere: Preethi Mukundan, MBA 18

By Rahul Sampat   |   5/23/2019
Preethi Mukundan, MBA 18, was headed toward her senior year in college and set on becoming a doctor when she happened to sit next to a tech executive on a holiday flight home from Boston to San Francisco. The ...

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 ...