While Sam Kim, MD, MBA’18, was accustomed—like all physicians—to keeping up with continuing medical education and the latest research in his field, he began seeing a shift in his practice from delivering medicine to a greater importance on understanding the economics of healthcare.
When Julie Clary went into cardiology, she found that what she enjoyed most was leading teams of specialists and staff who work together to treat patients. She realized she could learn how to lead teams in a more effective way by earning an MBA.
When they complete the Physician MBA Program at the Kelley School of Business, many physicians find themselves more willing to step outside their comfort zones to take on new roles or solve healthcare challenges with greater confidence. Cheryl Wolfe, MD, MBA’17, has done both.
“The Physician MBA gives you the opportunity to think broadly about how to achieve your goals, how to solve the problems you didn’t anticipate, and how you can bring to bear everyone’s skill sets and knowledge to do so.”
DJ Lakkireddy, MD, MBA’22, is an experienced cardiologist and physician executive. But after completing the Physician MBA Program at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Dr. Lakkireddy says he views healthcare differently.
Doctors who enroll in the Physician MBA Program at the Kelley School of Business are each managing incredibly busy clinical, administrative, research and personal schedules. Chris Strachan, MD, MBA’22, is no exception.