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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 …

A Week at Health Sector Management Bootcamp

Every year, the Duke Health Sector Management program hosts HSM Bootcamp, a week-long intensive course for Daytime and Executive MBA students. During this week, current and future healthcare leaders receive a comprehensive overview of the healthcare industry, from providers to …

An HSM Perspective on Elective Term

As a Weekend Executive MBA student, I have to be honest that I was not particularly looking forward to spending two straight weeks on campus. The format I was used to was Friday/Saturday classes and back to life for two …

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 …

Weekend Executive Students Take on FCCP

The Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP) is a collaborative effort to pair a team of current Duke Fuqua School of Business students with companies looking to solve a business challenge.  As a Weekend Executive MBA (WEMBA) student, I was excited …

Health Care Around the Globe

Christina Warner is a Cross Continent MBA Class of 2017 student pursing the Health Sector Management Certificate.  Christina shares how the Cross Continent MBA residencies incorporates the healthcare industry into the curriculum. Read about her experiences and key takeaways during …

Health Care Club Year in Review

Around a year ago, I made the decision to leave my job running the sales and marketing department for a small in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) company to attend Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. After spending nearly six years in the IVD …

Reflections on HSM as an HSM Fellow

As my journey at Fuqua reaches its end this spring, I take pride in my decision to pursue the Health Sector Management (HSM) program certificate as part of my experience. Around this time two years ago, I opted in to …