Wharton Stories: Health Care

“I left Wharton a CEO, and I’m not the only one. We’ve been brought into these positions because we now have the confidence to embrace our identities as leaders.”

MD & CEO: How the Wharton EMBA Program Helped This ER Doctor Launch an Award-Winning Luxury Sake Brand

“My advice to the next incoming class? You belong here. After WEMBA, you’ll realize there’s nothing you can’t do.” –Dr. Frank Igwé, WG’20

Meet Dr. Frank Igwé, WG’20, One of Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEOs”

Steve Truong, WG’21, David Latshaw, WG’21, and Dr. Dan Sciubba, WG’21, teamed up in Wharton’s EMBA program to “fight cancer with finance.”

How Wharton is Helping These Classmates Grow a Healthcare Fintech Business

Dr. I. Pete Hanna, WG’20, came to Wharton to bring more value to medicine by expanding his business knowledge.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is Helping this Physician Impact Healthcare

“I could have gone to another school to get promoted at my current job, but I came to Wharton to change medicine,” said Dr. Dan Sciubba, WG’21.

Why this Neurosurgeon Came to Wharton’s EMBA Program

Sophia Chang, W’24, C’24, reflects on her internship with the Penn Medicine – Wharton Fund for Health and how this experience can make a meaningful impact in Philadelphia.

What I Learned About Impact Investing for the Social Determinants of Health

Vanessa Folkerts, WG’20 and Jason Chen, WG’21, won for their proposed e-commerce marketplace serving pharmacies in rural Kenya.

Wharton MBA Team Wins First Prize in Global Business Case Competition

David Newell, WG’21, launched a free national vaccine-finder website to help find and book appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.

How this Wharton EMBA Student is Helping Others and Giving Back

Passionate about giving back, Yezenia Ramos, WG’09, focuses on employee engagement within the corporate social responsibility space at Johnson & Johnson, and volunteers on the front line as an EMS worker.

How this Wharton EMBA Alumna Transitioned from Finance to Philanthropy

From COVID-19 and job search algorithms to growing Pepsi’s data analytics, Richard Kerr, WG’20, is applying his Wharton knowledge to make a global impact.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Helped this Alumnus Pivot from Animal Science to Data Science