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March 6, 2014

From the healthcare perspective, what is big data?  Members of the panel offer: a collection of data, more specifically data techniques for personalized medicine.  More broadly, it enables an empirically driven healthcare system.   

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March 5, 2014

After five exciting days in Africa, I arrived in Turkey to meet prospective students and to reconnect with local alumni.  The Istanbul “meet and greet” with prospective students for our MBA program had barely begun when I was starkly reminded how interconnected our world is.

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February 27, 2014

 Growing up in Europe and later living in the U.S., I was used to thinking of the world as one of hubs and spokes. The hubs were Europe and the U.S., and maybe Japan, and the spokes reached into what was universally referred to as developing countries. You would fly in and out. There was no need to connect across.  No longer.

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February 20, 2014

As we draw closer to graduation, a number of people have asked what degree I’ll do next – Law?  Education?  Perhaps a PhD?  Some have chided me that when people say “stay in school”, they don’t mean “forever”.  Truthfully, mine is not truly an addiction to the letters behind my name, but rather an insatiable thirst for knowledge.

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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 30, 2014

With our move to Evans Hall, the School of Management embarks on many transitions this month. The MBA for Executives program adds both an asset management and sustainability cohort to the traditional healthcare concentration beginning next year.  As for the move, saying goodbye to the SOM campus on Hillhouse Avenue marked the fourth quarter of our MBA career.

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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 17, 2014
Dolores Grillo

Assistant Director, MBA for Executives

An event like this reminds us all of the wealth of knowledge, the breath of expertise, and the scholarly accomplishments of our faculty. But I’m also taken by how accessible they are to our students.

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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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