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  • Charting a Future Course for a Regional Family Clinic- June 21st, 2018

    CHALLENGE: A family practice located in a small, south central Iowa town was formed in 2011 as a Virtual Private Practice (VPP) within a larger health care system. Since the practice’s primary mission is meeting the total health needs—including preventive, acute, chronic medical care, and obstetrics—of the underserved, the VPP…

  • Financial Times Ranks Haslam Third Among Publics for Custom Executive Education- May 14th, 2018

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is the third most highly-ranked public business school in the country for custom executive education, according to the Financial Times. The college has risen two spots since last year, and also has grown in stature among national and international schools overall.…

  • Physician Leadership Symposium Focuses on Health Care Reform- May 7th, 2018

    With health care reform in a state of flux, more than 150 students, faculty and alumni of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Physician Executive MBA (PEMBA) program at the Haslam College of Business gathered to discuss the future of patient care and the health care industry in the United States.…

  • Behn Honored with Faculty Merit Award by Federation of Schools of Accountancy- April 25th, 2018

    Bruce Behn, associate dean for graduate and executive education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, has been awarded the FSA/Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award (FSA) by the Federation of Schools of Accountancy. The annual award, created in 1983, honors the outstanding contribution by a faculty…

  • As Commercial and Military Technology Converge, the Aerospace and Defense Industry Changes- April 23rd, 2018

    The Aerospace and Defense industry is changing rapidly as practices from Wall Street are adopted and boundaries between commercial and military technology erode. That’s the message Jeff Babione (ADMBA, ’08) shared while speaking to a group of Haslam College of Business faculty, students and advisory board members during a visit…

  • Economics Professor Named Michael Stahl PEMBA Faculty Fellow- November 9th, 2017

    Matt Harris, assistant professor of economics, was recently named the Michael Stahl Physician Executive MBA (PEMBA) Faculty Fellow. The appointment is for a two-year term. Alumni of the PEMBA program established the fellowship to recognize a faculty member who teaches effectively and engages cooperatively with college partners and constituents. Harris’s…

  • Leading Change in Emergency Department Chest Pain Care- September 15th, 2017

    The following is the profile of an organizational action project conducted by Leon Adelman, a member of the Haslam Physician Executive MBA, Class of 2016. CHALLENGE: Chest pain is a common reason people seek emergency medical care, resulting in about eight million emergency department (ED) visits in the United States…

  • Restructuring a Growing OB/GYN Practice- September 10th, 2017

    The following is the profile of an organizational action project conducted by Jaclyn van Nes, a member of the Haslam Physician Executive MBA, Class of 2016. CHALLENGE: Expanding any medical practice involves more than a few growing pains. While the addition of new physicians typically produces long-term benefits—such as lightening patient…

  • Drummond Coaches Area Physician Leaders on Step-by-Step Burnout Prevention- May 19th, 2017

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business and the University of Tennessee Medical Center recently hosted Dike Drummond, an internationally recognized expert on physician burnout. A group of physicians and healthcare leaders from throughout the region attended the workshop. Drummond’s presentation was based on his book, “Stop Physician Burnout:…

  • Haslam Now Nation’s Fastest-Growing Public University in Custom Executive Education- May 16th, 2017

    The Financial Times has ranked the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business as the fastest-growing public institution in the United States for executive education programs since last year. That metric, which measured overall revenue growth from customized programs and repeat business, also places the college at fourth among…