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Health Sector Management (HSM) Highlights in Fall 1 and 2

Greetings prospective HSMers! Fall Terms 1 and 2 were a busy and exciting time in the Health Sector Management (HSM) program, with weekly academic seminars, the November healthcare conference, and the December Town Hall meeting. These events kept us busy, … Continue reading

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Favorite Experience at Fuqua So Far: HSM Boot Camp

I moved to Durham on Saturday, July 20, and started the Health Sector Management (HSM) boot camp on Sunday. The boot camp was a quick transition back to school, and the perfect way to kick off my first year at … Continue reading

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Family Matters: Getting an MBA as a Parent

I am Liz Charles, a mother of four children and a recent Daytime MBA graduate. Before Fuqua, I worked as a registered nurse for Kaiser Permanente in Denver, Colorado. When my youngest son entered Kindergarten, I decided to pursue my … Continue reading

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I Resolve To …

Lately, most days start with an adrenaline rushed, fear-based, cars-chasing-me feeling. As the school year continues, and my to-do list gets longer and longer, I’ve decided to take a step back and reflect on what gift to give myself this … Continue reading

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Still Glad I Chose Duke

Last year I wrote a post entitled, “Why I Chose Duke!” Now, in my second and final year, I wanted to follow-up on my original post to highlight why I am still grateful that I chose Duke! As I mentioned … Continue reading

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Back to School

I land in Durham, unpack not just summer luggage, but also boxes from an apartment move. Set up the cable and internet. Jumpstart my car not once, but twice. Rush out to get groceries. Go out for dinner and drinks. … Continue reading

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Boot Camp Sets the Stage for Fuqua Experience

HSM Provides Outlet for Giving Back Previous to coming to Duke, I volunteered and worked at hospitals, clinics, and a generic drug manufacturer. I witnessed patient interaction and saw patient feedback from a financial perspective. I have always enjoyed the … Continue reading

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The Business of Healthcare

The business school application process forces you to think about what you are passionate about and where in society you’d like to make a personal contribution. It allowed me to articulate a nascent desire to participate in the ongoing discussion … Continue reading

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Q & A with Kim — Health Sector & Pharma Connections

I received a couple questions from a prospective student that are very specific to the pharma industry. I’m interested in the health sector and I’m in the Health Sector Management (HSM) program, so I answered these questions as best as … Continue reading

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A Special Weekend for Minority Applicants

Last year, around this time I was knee-deep in business school applications and school visits. This year, I am on the other side of that equation, and now I’m sharing my experiences and my advice with prospective students. It’s the … Continue reading

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