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Student Profiles

The Sloan program seeks a diverse group of students from a wide variety of backgrounds and geographies, but with a shared interest in making a difference in the health sector. While we look for individuals with strong academic backgrounds, we also look carefully at the larger portfolio of work and/or other experiences and characteristics that help indicate the potential for success in the field.

Recent students have come from schools such as:

Cornell, Stanford, Duke, Yale, Chicago, MIT, Dartmouth, Wellesley, Tufts, William & Mary, Georgetown, Tulane, Brandeis, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, California, USC (Southern California), Texas, Dickinson, Rochester, Wake Forest, Boston College, Lehigh, Lafayette, Hobart & William Smith, Emory, Ohio State, Gettysburg, Syracuse, Indiana, Florida, Arizona, Miami, Michigan State, Purdue, Wisconsin, Brigham Young, Utah, Maryland, Baylor, Loyola, Auburn, SUNY, Mississippi, Washington, Colorado, Pedderdine, Whittier, Toronto (Canada), National University of Singapore, Keio University (Japan), Pusan National University (Korea), Madras Medical College (India), Tsinghua University Law School (China), Ottawa (Canada), Queens (Canada) and McGill (Canada).

Some marks of distinction for these students:

Valedictorian of U of Toronto, Valedictorian Marriott School of Management-Brigham Young, Fulbright and National Science Foundation grant recipients, Wellesley College Board of Trustees Student Representative, multiple Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Golden Key, Magna/Summa Cum Laude etc. laureates, Boyd, MGMA, Winston and Merck Scholarships, Presidential/Dean’s scholars, National Entrepreneurship Cup winner, Under 40 Award winner, youngest county legislator, student body and living unit presidents, NCAA Division I varsity athletes, Junior Olympian and multiple team captains.

They have pursued a variety of career paths:

As our students come from a variety of backgrounds, they also select a variety of types of work. A sampling of recent organizations broken into 4 major groups is listed below.

Hospitals/Health Systems such as:

NY Presbyterian-(Columbia-Cornell), Kaiser, Sloan-Kettering, U of Pittsburgh, Cleveland Clinic (HQ), Cleveland Clinic (Abu Dhabi), Henry Ford, Penn Medicine, NSLIJ, UNC Chapel Hill, Duke, Stanford, UCLA, UCSD, U of Chicago, U of Illinois, Northwestern, Mass General/Partners, Johns Hopkins, Stony Brook, NYU, Vanderbilt, Carolinas, Oschner, St Vincent’s (AR), Atlantic Health, Guthrie, Emory, Scripps, Wake Forest, MedStar and Geisinger.

Government/Advocacy Policy/Research Organizations such as:

American College of Cardiology, National Committee on Quality Assurance, National Quality Forum, GAO, Ministry of Health (Singapore), VA VISN HQ, VA (multiple), Army Health Facilities Planning Agency, National Patient Safety Foundation, HANYS, Project HOPE, Agency on Healthcare Research and Quality, Michigan Medical Innovation Institute, American Society of Addiction Medicine, Leading Age/Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, & Max Planck Institute (Germany).

National and Regional Consulting Firms including:

PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Aon Hewitt, ECG Consulting, Accenture, Towers Watson, FTI, Mercer, DGA Partners, Ernst & Young, Bearing Point, Capgemini, Polaris, Health Strategies & Solutions, Solucia, Prescott, Frankel Group, Lewin Group, Advisory Board Company, Freeman-White Catalyst, Plante Moran Advisors and Avalere Health.

Private Sector Firms/Payers/Technology/Alternate Care Organizations such as:

Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals, Bank of America (Inv.Banking), Adelphi Capital, HSS Ventures, CIGNA Insurance, AETNA, Pfizer, Wellmark BC/BS, Horizon BC/BS, Care First BC/BS, Epic (Health IT), Trizetto (Health IT) Dade Behring-Siemens (Med Device), Morgan Stanley, Health Management Associates (HMA), Provident Healthcare Partners (Inv.Banking), Beecher Carlson, Child Health Corporation of America, Curaspan (Health IT), Cantor Fitzgerald, Westat, Aeffect, OnLok Senior Health, CareGain, Brookdale Senior Living, and Outcome Sciences.