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September 9, 2014

Every year, over 100,000 men and women matriculate into MBA programs across the world. The majority do so with the intent of building relationships, establishing new skills, and defining a career path.  However, there is a group among them that is often overlooked: Executive MBAs.  

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August 14, 2014

On the last and perhaps most beautiful Friday evening in July, the SOM faculty welcomed the Class of 2016 to Evans Hall for an open-air cocktail reception.  As 52 new Yalies exchanged pleasantries on Beinecke terrace, it became very clear that the Admissions staff deserved the first toast.  Faculty and students alike commented on an accomplished, diverse, and extraordinarily large class.  

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February 17, 2014

The Yale Healthcare Ecosystem is comprised of students from Yale’s Graduate and Professional Schools of Management, Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, and Law, who come together to engage in cross-disciplinary discussions that explore healthcare matters.  

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February 7, 2014

It was a pleasure to attend Vivek H. Murthy's (YSM 2003; SOM 2003) confirmation hearing today for the post of Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Murthy has accomplished an awful lot in his very short career and we know that this is but one more opportunity for him to apply his considerable talents to improving the health and well being of the people of our country (and globally).

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January 21, 2014

“Hurry up, I have a final due in 2 hours so I don’t have a lot of time.” That’s what I said to my 9-year old daughter the other night as we did our nighttime routine. It doesn’t usually end up being such a stark trade-off, literally stealing minutes from bedtime to go run a regression on some widget sales data. But there’s no way around the fact that my SOM experience means, at least in quantitative terms, less family time.

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January 12, 2014

As the opening of Evans Hall ended, I paused to reflect on SOM.  Here I was in this amazingly modern building – a glass and steel structure with sleek curves, high tech classrooms, and tremendous transparency. 

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January 2, 2014

Thinking back, I was told the SOM experience would be transformational.  The first weeks were a whirlwind of new ways of thinking, communicating, new outlooks, perspectives and the inspirational character of classmates and professors.  During the initial year, the transformation was happening, masquerading as the challenge in mastering new subjects, skills, discipline and focus.  Now in the second year I’m recognizing it.  I’m feeling and breathing the change.

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