MD Education Program

Business of Medicine Scholarly Concentration

This concentration prepares future physicians to apply the fundamentals of business in clinical environments. As a result, students learn how to improve medical outcomes, reduce costs and lift staff morale. Team-based consulting projects teach students to frame managerial challenges, envision new organizational solutions, evaluate tradeoffs in resources and outcomes, and implement improvements at an enterprise level.

Bloomington Campus MD Program

Bloomington Campus MD Program

Medical education in Bloomington offers small class sizes and close collaboration between students and faculty at an iconic Big Ten campus. Many opportunities exist for medical students to become part of the local medical community.
Indianapolis Campus MD Program

Indianapolis Campus MD Program

Students and faculty at the Indianapolis campus benefit from convenient proximity to some of the largest teaching hospitals in the state of Indiana as well as an array of research centers.

Co-Directors

Kyle Anderson

Kyle Anderson

Clinical Assistant Professor, Kelley School of Business
Charles Rudick, PhD

Charles Rudick, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, IU School of Medicine

Sample Project Topics

The nature of the Scholarly Concentration programs allows for students to select project topics based upon their interest and faculty member expertise. Example project topics include:

  • Analyze an organization’s strategic position in the marketplace and lay out a path for growth or greater impact over the next three to five years
  • Recommend potential investment decisions to help an organization create and/or capture value
  • Implement an organizational change to improve effectiveness
  • Analyze operational flow to improve patient care and/or resource efficiency