“We physicians think we know everything, but throughout the year your viewpoint changes, your stance changes, and you’re able to get a broader concept. You’re able to think of a problem not just with a physician’s hat, but you can wear many hats that are
“Understanding the business of healthcare ultimately will improve the lives of patients and also the quality of practice for physicians. The Haslam PEMBA program provides a multidisciplinary perspective for physicians to expand boundaries and careers for the future.”
“The most important decision in my professional life was to choose medicine as a career. The next most important decision in my professional life was to choose the Haslam PEMBA program.”
“The residence requirement did not impact my clinical practice, as I was out of town for only four weeks. I highly recommend this program to any physician who wants the business skills to make a difference in healthcare delivery.”
“PEMBA had been about opening doors and looking at opportunities. Now I can speak the language of administrators and sit at the table with them while making decisions.”
“I loved the experience of returning to an academic environment with a group of bright physicians from all over the world. My MBA training allowed me to lead my own organization to a higher level. My professors and fellow students have become a lifelong resource to support my future growth.”
Thanks to PEMBA, I’ll be leading an emergency department. And I’ll be making twice the income that I made before I earned my MBA.
“A PEMBA education will pay for itself many times over in more ways than you can imagine.”
Viral Patel talks about how his viewpoint changed throughout the year and now he has a broader concept.
Vincent Guinn talks about how the Haslam College of Business Executive MBA program was his first choice.
Jerry and Ghazala talk about the unique experience of pursuing an MBA in a class full of physicians and how it rekindled their love of medicine.
Doru and Geogy discuss how PEMBA prepared them to confront the difficult challenges facing healthcare.