Wharton Stories: Health Care

Students share their perspectives on what it’s like to be Hispanic in The Wharton MBA Program for Executives.

Four Hispanic Student Perspectives At Wharton: The Journey To An MBA

“We have a read to admit philosophy, which means that in every application we are looking for reasons to admit you and not reasons to deny you. We are looking for your best day and not your worst.” – Blair Mannix, Director of Admissions

Application Tips from the MBA Admissions Committee

“I was fortunate to grow up playing competitive sports, which helped me build a sense of belief that I could bounce back from any setback. I firmly believe that SuperBetter can develop those same capacities.” – Jan Jaro, WG’23

How WIVA Students Are Advocating For Youth Mental Health With A Startup

“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