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June 16, 2013
The SOM Leadership Development Program
The Yale SOM Leadership Development Program is a comprehensive two-year program that pushes students to set and achieve ambitious goals for their own advancement as leaders. Through extensive practical experience, coursework, and practice giving and receiving feedback, students develop leadership skills on four levels.
May 15, 2013
Dr. Howard Forman Receives Mentorship Award
Dr. Howard Forman, Director, Yale Leadership in Healthcare program, is the recipient of the Yale School of Public Health's (YSPH) Distinguished Student Mentoring Award. The honor recognizes people who are shaping the next generation of public health professionals. Dr. Forman will be honored at the YSPH Commencement ceremony on May 20.
April 16, 2013
An Effective, Economic Approach to South Africa's HIV Epidemic
A portfolio of interventions used together could dramatically reduce HIV incidence in South Africa, home to the largest epidemic in the world, a new study by Yale researchers has found. The study appears in this month's issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
March 27, 2013
Register Here for our Online Information Session
Join us on Wednesday, April 17, 7pm, EST, for an online information event. Our directors will be available to discuss the MBA-e program and answer questions.
March 20, 2013
Read Details About the MBA for ExecutivesScholarship Fund
The Yale School of Management has provided seed funding for the establishment of an MBA for Executives scholarship fund to support students. Recipients of these higly selective awards will have a demonstrated track record of outstanding leadership at the intersection of business and society. Deadline for scholarship applications is May 1.
January 15, 2013
Professor Benjamin Polak Named New Yale Provost
Yale President Richard C. Levin and President-Elect Peter Salovey have announced that Benjamin Polak, the William C. Brainard Professor of Economics and Professor of Management, has been appointed University Provost. The appointment is effective immediately.
January 07, 2013
Yale SOM Marketing Conference to Focus on Consumer Complexity
The Yale School of Management’s annual marketing conference will take place on January 25, 2013. The one-day event, titled “Engaging Consumers in a Complex World
,” is presented by the Center for Customer Insights at Yale SOM.
December 26, 2012
Class of 2014 Produces Video About Executive MBA Experience
The Yale MBA-e Class of 2014 recently produced a video to illustrate the executive MBA experience. The video received an Honorable Mention at the Executive MBA Council’s annual meeting in Paris. Click on this story headline to watch the video.
November 15, 2012
What Lies Ahead for Healthcare Reform?
Dr. Howard Forman, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Director of the Yale Executive MBA Program, discusses the Affordable Healthcare Act and its implications.
November 05, 2012
Congratulations to Professors Sharon Oster and Art Swersey on Being Named to Poet & Quants World's Best B-School Professors
A great teacher, it has been said, is like a candle. It consumes itself to light the way for others. That’s an incredibly apt description for these 50 business school professors chosen by Poets&Quants as the world’s best. Most of these extraordinary teachers, chosen by their schools and their students, are long time legends in the academic community.
October 23, 2012
Poets and Quants Highlights MBA for Executives Graduates
Why in the world did Sostena Romano need another degree, especially when that degree was an MBA?
October 12, 2012
New York State Health Commissioner Says Reform Can Bring Down Costs
Nirav R. Shah, New York State's commissioner of health, described the reforms to New York's Medicaid system in a talk with the healthcare professionals in Yale's MBA for Executives program.
September 26, 2012
SOM Students Organize Major Conferences
Each year, groups of Yale SOM students take on the serious work of organizing a half-dozen major conferences. The student organizers draw up themes, craft agendas, identify and book speakers, design each day’s events, and market the conference to a nationwide audience. Students who put on last spring’s Healthcare Conference talk about what became one of the defining experiences of their time at Yale.
September 13, 2012
We Need to Rethink...Everything
In September/October 2012 issue of BizEd magazine, David Bach, senior associate dean for executive MBA and global programs, outlines six forces that are reshaping business and business education.
August 10, 2012
MBA-e Program Welcomes New Students
A select group of healthcare professionals arrived on the Yale SOM campus in July to begin studying the complex changes reshaping their industry today. Thirty new students began classes in the MBA for Executives: Leadership in Healthcare (MBA-e)
program, a two-year course of study that's designed for working, mid-career leaders in the healthcare sector.
June 14, 2012
Yale SOM Celebrates 35th Commencement
For his first Yale University commencement, Dean Edward A. Snyder stood before the assembled crowd on Old Campus and said: "Mr. President. I have the honor to present candidates for degrees in the School of Management."
May 11, 2012
Profile on Kimberly Davis, '12, Yale Trauma Surgeon
Since the days of her childhood in Larchmont, N.Y., Kimberly A. Davis, M.D., has had a penchant for taking things apart, finding out what’s wrong with them, and putting them back together
April 25, 2012
MBA-e Students Get an Insider's Take on Healthcare Reform
Elizabeth Fowler has a unique perspective on the healthcare reform legislation that was signed by President Obama in 2010. She helped to write the bill as chief health counsel for the Senate Finance Committee; since 2010, she has worked for the Obama administration helping to implement it.
March 06, 2012
MBA-e Program Supports Connecticut Food Bank
For the past several years, the MBA-e program has hosted a food drive to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank. This year's efforts helped support the Connecticut Food Bank Kids BackPack program
which provides nourishment to children on the weekends.
January 12, 2012
Students Compete in Pharmaceutical Case competition
MBA-e students participated in a pharmaceutical case competition held by the Yale Healthcare and Life Sciences Club.
May 31, 2013
SOM Graduates the 261 Members of the Class of 2013
The Yale School of Management conferred degrees upon its newest graduates in a diploma ceremony on May 20 that included the inaugural class of the school's Master of Advanced Management program.
April 11, 2013
New Campus, New Classrooms
Take a tour with Professor Stanley Garstka of the innovative classrooms being built in Edward P. Evans Hall.
March 07, 2013
Yale Healthcare Conference Scheduled for April 19
Registration is now open for the Yale Healthcare Conference scheduled for Friday, April 19, at the Omni Hotel in New Haven. This year's conference is titled Partnerships in Healthcare: Cultivating Collaborative Solutions and is a joint effort between the Yale School of Management and the health professional schools at Yale University.
February 21, 2013
The Language We Speak Predicts Saving and Health Behavior
Keith Chen, Associate Professor of Economics, found that speakers of languages that do not rely on the future tense make more future-oriented choices, including saving more money, retiring with more wealth, and smoking less.
January 28, 2013
Yale SOM Plans Initiative on Leadership and Organizational Performance
The Yale School of Management is preparing to create a new initiative to develop and disseminate its expertise in leadership and organizational behavior, the school announced.
January 25, 2013
Yale SOM's Bach: David Cameron's EU Gamble is Bad News for Business
UK Prime Minister David Cameron promised that, if reelected, he will hold a referendum on whether the country should stay in the European Union. Yale SOM's David Bach argues that this move is likely to produce just what a struggling economy doesn't need—more uncertainty.
December 07, 2012
Can Better Accounting Avert a Pension Crisis?
State and local governments are sitting on more than $1 trillion in unfunded pension liabilities. Updated accounting rules will require state and local governments to begin reporting their pension liabilities in a format more closely resembling for-profit accounting. Will clearer accounting contribute to a solution of the under-funding crisis? SOM Accounting Professors Stan Garstka and Rick Antle weigh in.
October 11, 2012
Motivating Charitable Giving in India
HelpAge India, a nonprofit that supports India's 90 million senior citizens, gave K. Sudhir, the James L. Frank '32 Professor of Private Enterprise and Management and professor of marketing, two weeks to figure out how to increase donations through its direct mail advertising.
July 28, 2012
Study Questions Whether Becoming a Doctor Pays Off for Women
Women who go to medical school just for the financial rewards of being a doctor could be making a mistake, according to a study by Professors Keith Chen and Judith Chevalier.
July 13, 2012
Yale SOM Names Two New Senior Associate Deans
Yale School of Management Dean Edward A. Snyder announced two leadership appointments: Anjani Jain joined Yale SOM as senior associate dean for the full-time MBA program on July 1, 2012; David Bach will join the school as senior associate dean for executive MBA and global programs on September 1, 2012.
April 25, 2012
Business Schools Form Network to Develop Leaders for the Global Economy
A group of 21 international business schools has formed the Global Network for Advanced Management, which will connect faculty, students, and deans with their peers in order to address the complex leadership issues in business and society worldwide.
March 15, 2012
Edward P. Evans Hall: Construction Update
There might not have been any fanfare at the construction site for Edward P. Evans Hall on February 10, but the date was a significant one in the history of Yale SOM’s new campus. It was the day the building was “topped out,” when the last beam of structural steel was fastened in place.
February 22, 2012
Yale Healthcare Conference Registration Now Open
The 2012 Yale Healthcare Conference will take place on Friday, April 13, at the Omni Hotel in New Haven. This year's theme is “Innovations in Healthcare: Forging Transformative Solutions.” Registration for the conference is now open.
January 13, 2012
Retired General Stanley A. McChrystal Speaks at Yale SOM Leaders Forum
Retired General Stanley A. McChrystal sees a major challenge for leaders in the United States.
October 18, 2011
Dean Snyder Discusses His Vision for Yale SOM in the Financial Times
On a recent trip to London, Dean Edward A. Snyder sat down with the Financial Times for his first exclusive interview since joining the school on July 1
September 21, 2011
Nudging Employees to Invest in Their Health
People have the best intentions to do things that will be good for them in the long term, but they often fail to turn those intentions into actions. James Choi, associate professor of finance, studies how to get individuals to act.
July 13, 2011
Edward A. Snyder Begins Term as Dean
Edward A. Snyder has assumed the role of Dean and William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management at the Yale School of Management, starting on July 1, 2011.
June 21, 2011
Edward P. Evans Hall Overview and Project Status
Over the next two years, Edward P. Evans Hall will rise at the northern end of the Yale University campus. The building, with a striking modern design, glass façade, and large courtyard, will serve as the home for the Yale School of Management.
June 07, 2011
Can Innovation Succeed in Healthcare?
Dr. Nicholas LaRusso, director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation and the subject of a Yale SOM "raw" case study, talks about whether doctors and designers can reinvent the way healthcare is delivered.
May 20, 2011
There is a point in the Yale SOM commencement that has become a tradition. A faculty member steps to the podium and instructs the students to turn towards the crowd assembled behind them and give their families and friends a round of applause.
February 25, 2013
Yale Study Reveals Origins of Body Fat
Yale School of Medicine researchers have answered a question millions regularly and plaintively ask themselves: Where did all that fat come from?
October 11, 2012
Experts to Share Insights on the Economy and the Election
"The Economy and the Election” will be explored by leading experts in two upcoming panel discussions on campus moderated by President Richard C. Levin.
September 06, 2011
As student business ideas evolve and expand, so does YEI
Yale Entrepreneurial Institute (YEI), envisioned as a place where Yale students could get advice on implementing their business ideas, has evolved and expanded.
April 20, 2011
Health Care Reform to Survive, But Cuts Likely
While some form of the recent health care legislation passed in the United States will likely survive, its implementation could be delayed for years.
July 22, 2010
Five new Yale-affiliated biotech companies started up last year, but the industry sees problems ahead.
May 08, 2010
Yale Spins Out Medical Device Company to Commercialize Tool for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Yale University has spun out a medical device company to commercialize a new device for the rapidly growing field of minimally invasive abdominal surgery.
April 23, 2010
M.D./M.B.A. program reaches its 10th year with 35 joint degree graduates
A decade in, the joint five-year program trains students to be leaders in the increasingly corporate world of medicine.
April 16, 2010
Yale Global Health Leadership Institute Pioneers Use of Grand Strategy to Improve Global Health
A team of historians and public health professionals from the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute and Rwanda are urging that grand strategy be incorporated into programs that target some of the world’s most challenging health problems.