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.
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