Leadership in Healthcare

Are you ready to take your leadership skills to the next level? To prepare yourself to become a physician-leader ready to change the future of healthcare? To change your mindset about your career goals and how you measure success?

You already have the medical skills and knowledge to succeed in your chosen specialty. When you choose the path of becoming a physician-leader, the Berkeley MBA for Executives gives you the business acumen and connections to excel as an administrator, entrepreneur, or policy innovator.

The Haas School of Business is at the center of innovation in business, technology, and science. Our close relationships with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, the University of California, San Francisco, and enterprises throughout Silicon Valley open up new opportunities to learn, network, and explore your place in the future of healthcare.

You learn alongside the leaders of industries as diverse as finance, technology, and entertainment. Like you, your classmates bring their experiences to classroom discussions and projects. This allows you to bring new and different thinking back to the healthcare setting, and expand your understanding of what leadership looks like in different settings.

Our culture and Defining Leadership Principles set Berkeley Haas apart. We encourage evidence-based decision making, intelligent risk taking, continuous learning, and service to the larger community—all concepts that resonate loudly for physician-leaders. A Berkeley MBA for Executives is a transformative experience. It is the first step on a lifelong journey you will share with a group of classmates whose drive, ingenuity, and accomplishments will inspire and support you.

Curriculum

Our comprehensive curriculum builds from the basics to immersive, hands-on experiences that prepare you to lead, innovate, and influence.

The core curriculum grounds you in general management fundamentals.

Electives give you an opportunity to go deep into an area of interest, whether that is financial information analysis, executive leadership, or negotiations. In addition to an array of anchor electives at the Haas School of Business, you have the option to choose healthcare-related electives.

Experiential learning—25% of your coursework—differentiates the Berkeley MBA for Executives. Five week-long immersions take you out of the classroom to connect with and learn from executives and leaders who are on the cutting edge of healthcare and a variety of other industries.

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Lida Kourita

Lida (Kourita) Papadopoulos

Medical Innovation Lead
neuroFit, Inc.
Mountain View, California

“The four Defining Leadership Principles resonate with any physician and certainly with my own philosophy. I wanted to question the status quo in how healthcare is provided, and I knew I would use my studies to advance a cause beyond my own career. Physicians are students always in medicine, and I certainly had a lot to learn about business. Finally, I wanted to be among people who were clever, competent but also humble,”