Trauma surgeon Brian Brewer, MD, MBA’19, wanted to gain a greater understanding of business in order to lead in hospital administration.
Networking is a common practice in business — perhaps as ubiquitous as spreadsheets — but it’s less frequently used to advance within the medical community.
Johanna Rohler, MBA’19, had just graduated with a degree in nutrition science and was working in the industry when she decided to pursue an MBA.
Pediatrician Autumn Orser, MD, MBA’19, was participating in a CMS initiative in Colorado when she realized she wanted to pursue an MBA.
Reuben Rutland, MD, MBA’16, is a trauma surgeon who thought his career path would eventually lead him to administration.
“Sometimes just by visiting a country and learning about its healthcare system and the successful solutions in that system, our physicians can generalize opportunities for their own healthcare systems back home.”
“I don’t think it was ever a degree I was seeking; it was an outcome.”
When she first decided to pursue an MBA, Chrissy had been working as a registered dietitian for several years and felt she’d exhausted her career options. While impacting patients’ lives as a healthcare provider was rewarding, she lacked opportunity for skill development or advancing her career path.