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Emergency medicine chief uses MBA to navigate leadership, conflict and forecasting the future after COVID-19There’s often a calm before the storm. In emergency medicine, it’s just a calm before the latest storm.

Emergency medicine chief uses MBA to navigate leadership, conflict and forecasting the future after COVID-19

Emergency medicine chief uses MBA to navigate leadership, conflict and forecasting the future after COVID-19There’s often a calm before the storm. In emergency medicine, it’s just a calm before the latest storm.

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CEO uses MBA lessons as hospital admits one of the first COVID cases in IndianaAt 12:40 am on March 9, 2020, Scott Smith, MD, MBA’20, got a call. The CEO and medical director of Adams Health Network in northeast Indiana, Dr. Smith is also an emergency medicine physician, and he was the administrator on call the night that his 25-bed, rural hospital system received one of the first COVID-19 patient admissions in Indiana.

CEO uses MBA lessons as hospital admits one of the first COVID cases in Indiana

CEO uses MBA lessons as hospital admits one of the first COVID cases in IndianaAt 12:40 am on March 9, 2020, Scott Smith, MD, MBA’20, got a call. The CEO and medical director of Adams Health Network in northeast Indiana, Dr. Smith is also an emergency medicine physician, and he was the administrator on call the night that his 25-bed, rural hospital system received one of the first COVID-19 patient admissions in Indiana.

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Physician MBA using business training to form new processes, keep patients safe during COVID-19As an oncologist, hematologist and medical director for cancer services at IU Health’s Adult Academic Health Center and Joe & Shelly Schwarz Cancer Center, Sara Jo Grethlein, MD, MBA’20, is leading her team through the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure immunocompromised patients and all within the organization are safe.

Physician MBA using business training to form new processes, keep patients safe during COVID-19

Physician MBA using business training to form new processes, keep patients safe during COVID-19As an oncologist, hematologist and medical director for cancer services at IU Health’s Adult Academic Health Center and Joe & Shelly Schwarz Cancer Center, Sara Jo Grethlein, MD, MBA’20, is leading her team through the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure immunocompromised patients and all within the organization are safe.

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Emergency medicine physician uses skills from MBA to introduce telemedicine prior to pandemicPrior to the arrival of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Indiana, Vasu Voleti, MD, MBA’19, was tackling the issue of using telehealth at her hospital system.

Emergency medicine physician uses skills from MBA to introduce telemedicine prior to pandemic

Emergency medicine physician uses skills from MBA to introduce telemedicine prior to pandemicPrior to the arrival of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Indiana, Vasu Voleti, MD, MBA’19, was tackling the issue of using telehealth at her hospital system.

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Bridging the gap between administration and physicians“One of the enduring benefits of the Kelley Physician MBA Program is that I’m no longer dismissive of my instincts. Sure, I still use some of the bread and butter tools of the program daily — management, conflict resolution and marketing — but the more important change is the development of your instinct and perspective.”

Surgical oncologist uses Physician MBA to bridge gaps between healthcare administrators and physicians

Bridging the gap between administration and physicians“One of the enduring benefits of the Kelley Physician MBA Program is that I’m no longer dismissive of my instincts. Sure, I still use some of the bread and butter tools of the program daily — management, conflict resolution and marketing — but the more important change is the development of your instinct and perspective.”

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Radiologist becomes positive change leader using skills gained in MBA"Now, my interactions are more powerful. I understand the complex environment, and I can communicate more effectively and participate actively in the practice’s strategic direction.”

Radiologist becomes positive change leader using skills gained in MBA

Radiologist becomes positive change leader using skills gained in MBA"Now, my interactions are more powerful. I understand the complex environment, and I can communicate more effectively and participate actively in the practice’s strategic direction.”

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Emergency medicine physician shapes department using tools from physician-only MBA program“This experience is changing how I approach challenges—knowing when to collaborate or when to stick to a plan,” Dr. McDowell said. “There’s a balance there, and I think I’m more comfortable navigating those challenges than I was two years ago. The Kelley Physician MBA informed that.”

Emergency medicine physician shapes department using tools from physician-only MBA program

Emergency medicine physician shapes department using tools from physician-only MBA program“This experience is changing how I approach challenges—knowing when to collaborate or when to stick to a plan,” Dr. McDowell said. “There’s a balance there, and I think I’m more comfortable navigating those challenges than I was two years ago. The Kelley Physician MBA informed that.”

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Trauma surgeon Brian Brewer, MD, MBA’19, wanted to gain a greater understanding of business in order to lead in hospital administration.

Surgeon strengthens leadership skills and medical instruction through MBA

Trauma surgeon Brian Brewer, MD, MBA’19, wanted to gain a greater understanding of business in order to lead in hospital administration.

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Networking is a common practice in business — perhaps as ubiquitous as spreadsheets — but it’s less frequently used to advance within the medical community.

Physician MBA empowers pediatrician to lead change

Networking is a common practice in business — perhaps as ubiquitous as spreadsheets — but it’s less frequently used to advance within the medical community.

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Pediatrician Autumn Orser, MD, MBA’19, was participating in a CMS initiative in Colorado when she realized she wanted to pursue an MBA.

Pediatrician uses Kelley Physician MBA to earn executive position and improve system processes

Pediatrician Autumn Orser, MD, MBA’19, was participating in a CMS initiative in Colorado when she realized she wanted to pursue an MBA.

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