MBA Healthcare Club

Mission

The MBA Healthcare Club serves to give MBA students – pursuing a variety of functional roles—education, networking opportunities, and job-finding skills, so they can succeed in the healthcare industry.

Leadership Opportunities

All second year MBA students involved in the Healthcare Club are able to apply to a leadership role—either President or a VP position. First year MBA students can apply to be a club liaison. This position helps build familiarity with club activates, and helps refine skills so that students can pursue a leadership position within the club during their second year.

Alumni Mentorship Program

First year MBA Healthcare Club students have the opportunity to opt into being paired with a distinguished Kenan-Flagler alumn who is working in the healthcare industry. This service is offered in addition to the Career Consulting team at Kenan-Flagler.

Career Labs

The Healthcare Club and KFBS Career and Leadership office partner to deliver weekly sessions that prepare students to enter the healthcare industry. This includes topics to learn more about certain tracks within healthcare, and also professional development sessions.

Healthcare Conference

The MBA Healthcare Club partners with the Center for the Business of Health to host an annual Business of Healthcare Conference. The conference attracts more and 400 attendees, and features a number of keynote speakers and panelist who bring their deep industry and academic knowledge to the Kenan-Flagler and UNC community. Students have the opportunity to help organize, plan, and implement this annual event.

Case Competition

The UNC Healthcare Case Competition provides an opportunity for students to work across disciplines (business, public health, pharmacy, medicine, nursing, and dentistry) to solve a real-world problem. Each team involves 4-5 students and must have at least two disciplines represented.

UNC holds an internal round, and the winners move on to compete with teams from other universities. Last year, the UNC Case Competition hosted teams from six universities. In addition to ample networking and interaction with corporate sponsors, finalist compete to win cash prizes.

Lunch & Learns

Monthly sessions that give students the opportunity to network and discuss hot-topics in the healthcare industry.

Company-sponsored tailgates and socials

These events are sponsored by various companies who intend to recruit at KFBS, and it gives students practice at interacting in a social-corporate setting.

Career Treks

Students have several opportunities throughout the year to participate in a career trek, in various geographic locations. This is an excellent networking and recruiting opportunity for students to gain familiarity with certain companies, industries and locations. Recent treks have included visits to Johnson & Johnson, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Becton Dickinson, and GlaxoSmithKline.

International Alumni Night

This event offers international club members an opportunity to network, receive advice and support, and hear from international alumni about how they handled some of the unique challenges they faced during their career search.

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UNC Healthcare Case Competition 2018

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UNC Healthcare Case Competition 2018

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UNC Healthcare Case Competition 2018

The MBA Healthcare Club serves to give MBA students – pursuing a variety of functional roles—education, networking opportunities, and job-finding skills, so they can succeed in the healthcare industry.

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Healthcare Conference 2018

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Healthcare Conference 2018

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Healthcare Conference 2018

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Healthcare Conference 2018

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Healthcare Conference 2018

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Healthcare Conference 2018