MHCI Student Voices
MHCI cohorts come together from diverse backgrounds across the health care spectrum with a common passion to improve health care; they are united by their similarities. Students and alumni are eager to share the experience and impact the degree has on their daily work and careers. They are change agents, thanks in part to course activities that translate into workplace outcomes, and connections that lead to broader perspectives.
Hear from students and alumni as they share the impact the MHCI has had on their work and careers. And, how they have optimized their learnings from the programs, strategies for success.
November 2023: Mouli Chakravarty (class of '24) and Colleen Christian (class of '23)
Mouli Chakravarty (class of '24), Director - Consumer and Business Insights, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, remarked how the program provided her a litany of new perspectives, allowed her to be at the forefront of the field, and improved her confidence as a leader.
Colleen Christian (class of '23), Physician/Surgeon, Ophthalmic Associates, reflected how the MHCI helped her learn how to impact decisions in clinical care so she can improve the patient experience, as well as enhancing her pitching and presentation skills.
March 2023: Lindsay O'Neil (class of '23) and Payal Srinivasa (class of '22) https://vimeo.com/810581754
- Lindsay O'Neil (class of '23), Director, Clinical Care Transformation, MedStar Health, gained operational tools leading to improved and innovative workflows.
- Payal Srinivasa (class of '22), Director, OBGYN, Fenway Health, reflected how health equity was incorporated into every course, allowing her to apply lessons learned as she started a new role
January 2023: Linda Montgomery (class of '22) and Blake Tobias (class of '23) https://vimeo.com/791884143
- Linda Montgomery (class of '22), Healthcare Director, learned how to "connect the dots" for her various clients, which allowed her to make a difference.
- Blake Tobias (class of '23), Practice Manager, Penn Transplant Institute, Hepatology and Nephrology, University of Pennsylvania Health System gained enhanced tools for innovation so he can help more people and advance on his health care leadership journey.
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