Developing Well-Rounded Healthcare Leaders

Our program emphasizes critical thinking and encourages the development of new approaches to address the strategic, economic, competitive, technological, and sociopolitical challenges facing this important sector.

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A Career-Focused Approach

Through a multidisciplinary approach shaped by innovative course offerings, complementary out-of-class activities, networking opportunities with industry leaders, and one-on-one career planning, we offer a dynamic learning experience focused on the major issues affecting the global healthcare ecosystem.

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A Powerful Network of Alumni

With over 2,000 alumni in the healthcare industry, alumni play an active and critical role. In addition to being career mentors to students, speakers at events, and lecturers in the classroom, alumni help guide the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program.

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Broadening Exposure to Global Healthcare Practice

Our signature event is the annual CBS Healthcare Conference. More than 500 professionals and students attend this event, which includes a diverse array of 30+ senior industry executives and 20+ corporate sponsors, who participate in the career fair.

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Our students accept full-time and internship positions at companies that cross the spectrum of the healthcare industry. Many students are recruited into management-development rotational programs and functional positions at global healthcare enterprises, early-stage life sciences and healthcare services companies.

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The 11th Annual Healthcare Conference

Columbia Business School's 11th Annual Healthcare Conference, "Using Data and Technology to Innovate, Value, and Reengineer Healthcare", was held on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Speakers presented informed views on how to create new business opportunities and use data and technology to advance the development and delivery of healthcare products and services.


In the News

How the Healthcare Job Market has Changed and How to Adapt

Professor Cliff Cramer discusses changes in the healthcare job market for MBA students, and how the HPM Program is structured and adapting to meet the evolving needs of students and healthcare employers.

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Doctor Shortage? What Doctor Shortage?

The article in The Washington Post features research by Professor Linda Green that examines how physician shortages could be eliminated.

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Resume Book

Explore the listings of our 2014—2015 healthcare students.



Annual Healthcare Conference

The Conference attracts more than 500 industry practitioners and students from Columbia and other top-tier professional schools.

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Contact Us

Prof Cliff Cramer, Director
Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program
3022 Broadway Uris Hall 218A
New York, NY 10027-6902


Featured Publication

The Long Tail for Biomedical Research

Professor Frank Lichtenberg’s new research shows that greater spending on biomedical research reduces future mortality rates.

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