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Department: MEOSA-Student Affairs
Course: 413-Health Services Administration
Track: MBA Track

Course Director: Stephen Whitney, MD
Course Faculty: Stephen Whitney, MD
Elective Location: OTHR
Elective Offered Terms:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 
Elective Type: Non-Clinical - Advanced
Credit: 16
Pre-requisites: Enrolled in MD/MBA program
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
Prerequisites: Enrollment in M.D./M.B.A. program and advisor's approval. After completing two (2) semesters of the business curriculum in the combined M.D./M.B.A. program, the student will be asked to apply his/her management knowledge to a specific problem in a health care setting.
Learning Activities
Each student will work with his/her M.D./M.B.A advisor to arrange an appropriate experience. The student may choose to work in a hospital, clinic, managed care organization, biotechnology start-up firm or any other health care firm which agrees to sponsor him/her. It is expected that the student will spend 40 hours per week for eight (8) weeks in that setting and produce a final written project detailing his/her accomplishments.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Dr. Stephen Whitney
Contact Phone: 832-824-5426
Contact Fax: 832-825-5424
Contact Location: 6621 FanninTCH Suite A 210/MC 1-1481

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