UGC HOSTS ALUMNI HEALTH CARE FORUM
Graduate College’s Health Care Management Society hosted its first ever Health
Care Forum on Thursday, April 26, 2012.
on the insights and experience of a panel of highly success alumni of the MBA
in Health Care Management program, the discussion covered innovative health
care delivery systems, the role of technology and the value of management
training in today’s health care settings.
· Sue Kelly, MS '88, MSB '05, Executive
Deputy Commissioner, New York State Department of Health
· Mark McKinney, MBA '92, CEO, Health
Information Exchange of New York (HIXNY)
· David Shippee, MBA '85, CEO, Whitney M.
Young Jr. Health Services
· Kellie Valente, MBAH '05, VP, Strategic
Planning and Program Development, Ellis Medicine
· Steve Kelley, MBA '92, President &
CEO, Ellenville Regional Hospital
MBAH’92, told students in the audience that hospitals welcome MBA training and
that there are many opportunities for graduates of the MBA in Health Care
Management. Kelley, MBA’92, echoed Valente, saying that students who are
willing to work hard and offer good ideas will go far in the health care field.
John Huppertz, PhD, Chair, MBA in Health Care Management and moderator of the
forum; Amanda Louis, MBAH’13, President, Health Care Management Society;
McKinney; Kelly; Valente; Kelley and Shippee.
Graduate College's MBA in Health care Management is one of just 28 programs in
the country that has achieved dual-accreditation from both AACSB and CAHME. As
UGC's fastest growing program, our alumni go on to assume leading roles in
health care organizations in the Capital Region and across the country, including
highly competitive fellowships at the Cleveland Clinic.
more about the MBA in Health Care Management and hear from successful alumni,
go to: http://uniongraduatecollege.edu/healthmba/Healthcare.aspx