Author Archives: Patrick Cox, Candidate for MBA, Class of 2020

The HSM and HCC Experience

The most important element of business school for me was a program that would help me gain the knowledge, network, and experience to succeed in the health care industry long-term.  By meeting that bar, the Health Sector Management (HSM) program …

HSM: Why I Pursued an MD/MBA

As the MBA experience of my MD/MBA comes to a close, I find myself thinking how fortunate I’ve been for the many opportunities HSM and Fuqua have afforded me. When I entered medical school, I always planned on exploring the …

HSM: Choose Your Own Health care Adventure

The depth and breadth of HSM’s reach provides students the opportunity to follow their passions. If there is an area of health care you would like to explore, HSM provides access to industry and academic expertise as well as several …

Q&A with Jennifer Perkins, MBA ’15 of Duke University Health System

Jennifer Perkins, MD, MBA ’15 HSM ’16 Medical Director of Access Services Associate Professor of Medicine and Third-Year Mentor – MBA Endocrinologist Duke University Health System What does the future of health care services look like to physicians and providers, …

HSM as a Career-Switcher

With less than 40 days left until graduation, it’s hard to believe that my time at Fuqua is coming to an end.  As cliché as it sounds, it feels like just yesterday I was engulfed in the whirlwind of business …

From Test Tubes to T-Tables

Have you ever looked at a profession and thought, “Wow that is such a cool job, I wish I could do that!” For me, that was being a scientist; the thought that I could be researching something that no one …

Health Care in Rwanda and a Summer Internship with Health Builders

Emily Mason is a second-year HSM student who spent her summer working with Health Builders, an NGO in Rwanda.  Health Builders works with local governments to build strong primary health care systems and increase health center management capacity.  The work …