EMBA Stories: Health Care

As the Chinese New Year approaches, we take a look back at highlights from some of the most memorable events and lectures that left an impact on the Penn Wharton China community in 2017.

2017: The Penn Wharton China Center Year in Review

How Wharton’s Network and Executive Career Coaching Made Career Impact for This Alum

Initially interested in making a career change to VC, Dr. Shaun Honig, WG’17, took advantage of EMBA’s Executive Career Coaching and came up with a better plan that would utilize his years of medical experience and business education.

Three Career Management Resources This EMBA Student Used to Accelerate His Career

Director of Avian Medicine and Pathology at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Sherrill Davison, WG’04, combines the business knowledge she gained at Wharton with her veterinary education to help prevent and manage outbreaks of poultry illnesses like avian flu.

How This Penn Vet Professor is Using Her Business Knowledge to Help Contain Avian Flu

After researching MBA programs with a healthcare focus, Dr. Brian Torcato WG’13 came to Wharton to get the business skills needed to start a company.

To Improve Outcomes for Children with Autism this Doctor Pivoted to a Business Solution

Dr. Marie-Laure Romney, WG’18, is balancing Wharton’s challenging EMBA with her roles in emergency medicine and as a mom of three.

How This Doctor Took on Wharton’s Quantitative Curriculum and Grew Her Family at the Same Time

Julia Edwards, WG’17, applied to Wharton in San Francisco, then moved from California to Boston, then back again. Wharton EMBA was there along the way, from her classes and teammates in Philadelphia to the alumni network on the West Coast.

How This Pharma Exec Moved from West Coast to East and Back, Graduating From Wharton on the Way

“The network here is bigger and stronger than I ever thought. I have benefitted tremendously from Wharton’s history of developing thought leaders in all areas of business.”

How the Wharton Network Helped This EMBA Alum Enact New Legislation to Decrease Drunk Driving

Dr. Amir Moradi, WG’17, came to Wharton in San Francisco to further his plastic surgery practice, overcoming learning challenges and geopolitical conflict in his dauntless commitment to education.

Why This Iranian-born Plastic Surgeon Earned His MBA

When Michelle Mighdoll, W’08, WG’18, was asked to open up a West Coast operation for the Lieber Institute for Brain Development, she gained knowledge and network through the EMBA program at Wharton San Francisco.

How an East Coast Brain Researcher Made Connections at Wharton San Francisco