The Healthcare at Kellogg (HCAK) pathway prepares students for the unique challenges and opportunities in the healthcare sector. Foundational HCAK offerings integrate fundamental managerial disciplines (e.g., economics, strategy) with deep exposure to the industries comprising the healthcare sector, while advanced courses apply these concepts to the specific problems facing managers in the life sciences and payer/provider sectors. As a capstone to the pathway, HCAK students may test and hone their skills through an experiential or field course.
Faculty sponsors: Craig Garthwaite (Strategy)
These courses prepare students for the strategic and managerial challenges unique to life sciences companies.Critical Issues in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, and Medical Device Industries
These courses address foundational and topical issues in healthcare services.
These courses offer an opportunity to apply and hone by "going deep" in a particular field project.
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Bayer Corp.-Business Consulting
The Boston Consulting Group
McKinsey & Company
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Proteus Digital Health
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Co)
Varian Medical Systems
Eli Lilly and Company
Johnson & Johnson
Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA
Provider & Services
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Oak Street Health
University of Chicago Medical Center
Healthcare at Kellogg will hold a series of five lunch-time talks on key areas of the healthcare sector. Each presentation is designed to give meaningful insights to all students, regardless of experience in the industry. Examples of topics covered in the HCAK Speaker Series have included:
October 8, 2020 Healthcare at Kellogg and Broad Overview of the U.S. Health System with Professor Craig Garthwaite
October 15, 2020 U.S. Health Insurance System (Public and Private) with Professor Amanda Starc
October 21 2020 Health Providers: Market-Level Perspective with Professor David Dranove
October 26, 2020 Life Sciences: BioPharma and Medical Devices with Professor Craig Garthwaite
November 3, 2020 Entrepreneurship in Health Care with Professor Peter McNerney