University of Iowa's business school offers certification program to medical students: 6 insights

Practice Management

Iowa City-based University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business faculty will offer their business insight to Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine students, according to Iowa Now.

Here are six insights:


1. The school hopes to provide medical students with the necessary business skills that practicing medicine requires.


2. Alan Reed, MD, MBA, a surgery professor at the medical school, recently earned his MBA and thought medical students could largely benefit from attaining business skills.


3. Dr. Reed led the initiative to create the program, which debuted in spring 2016.


4. The program covers 12 topics, including human resource management, law, data analytics and team work.


5. Each enrolled student completed a capstone project with the help of a mentor physician.


6. Upon completion, students earned a Certificate in Health Care Delivery Science and Management.


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