Wharton Stories: Health Care

At the competition kick-off in September, Penn researchers and last year’s Y-Prize runner-up spoke on new inventions, taking the innovative approach, and why participation matters.

Y-Prize Calls On Entrepreneurs to Reimagine Nature-Inspired Tech

Nduka Nwankwo, WG’19, plans to use the skills he cultivated as a Lipman fellow to drive new projects for the Prize, which awards organizations for outstanding achievements in the social sector every year.

Why This Lipman Fellow Alumnus Returned to the Program as a Graduate Assistant

“As the flight attendant announced we were approaching Ulaanbaatar, I wondered what I had gotten myself into.”

How a Health Care MBA Student Ended up in Mongolia for a Week

Dr. Michael Milne, WG’19, is using EMBA classes and resources to move into the next phase of his career.

How Wharton Is Helping This Orthopedic Surgeon Explore New Career Paths

Pivot Health is a data analytics company that improves hiring for health organizations and ultimately patient outcomes.

Pivot Health: The Hiring Solution for Health Orgs

After founding her own birth control startup, Natasha Doherty, W’18, joined medical professionals and top academics for a review of leading research in women’s sexual and reproductive health.

A Social Entrepreneur’s Inside Look at the Contraceptive Technology Conference

EMBA classmates Bianca Gonzalez, NU’08, WG’19, and Janak Agarwal, WG’19, pooled their experience and their resources and launched a venture to combat inefficiencies in the health care system.

Three Resources These Student Entrepreneurs Used to Accelerate Their Health Care Startup

Students from 17 different universities and colleges across the U.S. immerse themselves in this three-month summer program to explore fields in health services research at Penn.

LDI Kicks Off Its 19th Annual Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program on the Schuylkill River

Soft skills like public speaking add unexpected value for Dr. John Chou, WG’19, in the Wharton MBA Program for Executives.

Wharton Resources That Helped This Doctor Overcome Fear of Public Speaking

WSII Fellow, Jonathan Wood, shares four lessons for urban planners based on his research with Wharton Statistics professors.

How to Use Big Data to Make Cities Safer