TITLE

Doctors mean business: MDs with MBAs

PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Futurist;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that growing numbers of high-level health-care professionals are going back to school to pick up master's degrees in business. Health care as a big business; Findings on the enrollment of physician-students at the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered by Rensselaer's Lally School of Management and Technology.
ACCESSION #
9709031445

 

Related Articles

  • Point, click--presto, you're an MBA! Phillips, Vicky // Medical Economics;10/26/98, Vol. 75 Issue 21, p40 

    Focuses on the completion of business and management studies on-line by physicians to gain Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees. Comments from Obstetrics/Genecologist Marcia Coleman, who is getting her MBA in cyberspace at a distance learning program at the University of Tennessee;...

  • More doctors adding MBAs to their M.D.s. Nemes, Judith // Crain's Chicago Business;3/6/95, Vol. 18 Issue 10, pSR2 

    Reports on the trend of more physicians who are getting advanced business or management degrees. Experience of James Schroeder of Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation; Comments by doctors and health care industry executives; Graduate business programs in universities in Chicago, Illinois.

  • E.M.B.A. BUYERS, BEWARE. Phillips-Madson, Lynda J.; Sloan, Paula R. // Management Review;Nov87, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p52 

    Offers tips and advice on executive master of business administration (MBA) degree programs in the United States. Characteristics of an executive MBA program that makes it different from academic alternatives; Components that should be included in an MBA program.

  • Mastering the possibilities of an MBA. Knutson, Ted // Grand Rapids Business Journal;02/22/99, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p7 

    Part I. Looks at how employees can earn their graduate business degree in West Michigan. Schools offering business programs; Benefits of going to school after work for a master of business administration (MBA) degree; Downside of studying in the evening or on weekends; Experiences of some...

  • Within your reach. Page, Leigh // Modern Physician;Dec2002, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p13 

    Reports that the Master of Business Administration, or MBA, remains the physician executive's degree of choice. Advice on merging medicine into business; Experience of physician leaders like Robert Muller that led him to pursue MBA degree; Comments from Doctor Richard von Rueden about MBA degree.

  • When an M.D. just isn't enough. Ettorre, Barbara // Management Review;Mar96, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p9 

    Reports on the University of California at Irvine's inauguration of the first healthcare executive master of business administration (MBA) program in the United States. Characteristics of the first class of medical doctors taking the MBA course; Cost of the 24-month program; Conduct of classes.

  • Down to business. Lazarus, Arthur // Modern Physician;Mar1999, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p48 

    Focuses on the importance of an MBA degree for physician executives in the United States. Estimated number of physicians claiming administration as their primary specialty; Need for physician managers to learn more quickly the strategic skills considered essential for personal and professional...

  • The case for the MD, MBA. Loughlin, Kevin R. // Contemporary Urology;Sep2003, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p41 

    Discusses the advantages of acquiring a master of business administration (MBA) degree for physicians and the medical profession. Reason for the business orientation of the medical profession; Values emphasized by MBA programs; Factors to consider in choosing the type of MBA program.

  • Teach Sales to MBAs. Aulet, Bill // Sales & Service Excellence Essentials;Jul2010, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p6 

    The article discusses the significance of teaching sales to professionals having a master's degree in business (MBA). It indicates that highly trained and multi-skilled people are required in an effective sales effort. It asserts that MBA students are trained to be good at financials,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics