Medicine and Management

Sites: HBS
Director(s): Stan Finkelstein, Charles Safran
Prerequisites: Completion of 1st and 2nd years at HMS-NP or HST; member of MD/MBA program or permission of course directors.
Offered: Fall; November 4th - December 10th. Mon and Tues 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: HMS - Harvard Medical School (0)
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
Description: As practicing professionals, physicians continually face complex challenges in relating to the organizations in which they work. This class, designed for students in the HMS/HBS combined MD/MBA program and the Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program provides an overview of the structure and function of health care institutions and illustrates the role of these organization in producing successful clinical outcomes. Class sessions, assigned readings, and written assignments offer a multidisciplinary perspective combining component academic disciplines of management and medicine.