Seasons greetings! It is with great pleasure that we are sending you our inaugural newsletter designed for stakeholders of the undergraduate and graduate programs in health administration at IUPUI. You are receiving this periodic update as part of our effort to share more news and information about our programs.
"It is fulfilling to see students working together to provide comprehensive care to people who, prior to the clinic, sought primary care in the emergency departments of local hospitals."
NEW PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS
Undergraduate and Master's Degree Videos
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[Video: View of Indianapolis from the sky.]
Nir: People today are living longer and longer…
[Words appear: Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Indianapolis]
Nir: …and yet major chronic diseases are also on the rise. To face these challenges, tomorrow’s leaders need to be fluent in the languages of both business and healthcare.
[Words appear: Business, Healthcare]
[Video: People walking through an airport.]
[Words appear: Dr. Nir Menachemi; Health Policy and Management Department Chair]
[Video: Man in a shirt and tie speaks while sitting on a sofa, followed by a scene of a classroom, students going up and down escalators, and professors and students during a class.]
Nir: Our bachelor’s degree program in health services management prepares you for exciting career opportunities in such places as hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes, just to name a few… In each of these settings you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact.
[Video: Man in a blue shirt begins speaking.]
[Words appear: Jerry, Student]
Jerry: Yeah, health services management is a backbone behind the scenes of health care.
[Video: A female professor talks with students during a class.]
Colleen: There’s so many things that you can do with this degree and that’s what really drew me into this.
[Words appear: Colleen, Student]
[Video: A male professor points to a whiteboard during a class.]
Abby: I really love the fact that I know health care more at a business level than as a clinical level.p>[Video: A female with shoulder length hair and a denim shirt begins speaking.]
[Words appear: Abby, BS 2015]
[Video: A female pulls a book off a shelf in a library setting.]
Ashley: I wasn’t very good around blood and clinical side so I decided to do the business side instead.
[Words appear: Ashley, Student]
[Video: Nir talks with students during a class, followed by woman with light brown hair talking in an office setting.]
Kara: Not only are you investing in yourself but you’re quickly seeing that you’re making an investment to other people.
[Video: A man in a gray suit sits in an office setting, followed by a female student talking with a professional in an office.]
Juan: The health service management degree really helps you prepare for that next step, which might be a graduate degree, which might be an entry level management role within a health care organization where you’ll be viewed as a leader.
[Words appear: Juan, BS 2014, MHA 2015]
[Video: A female student with black glasses and curly hair talks while sitting in an office.]
Jala: It’s making me a better person. It’s making me think other ways I’ve never thought before because I’ve never been this challenged to think that way.
[Words appear: Jala, Student]
[Video: Students chat in a classroom, a young lady talks with a professional, and Nir teaches in front of students.]
Jori: A lot of the classes are more so real life events, applying real-world issues to the classroom.
[Words appear: Jori, Student]
p>[Video: Kara speaking.]
Kara: And my professors that I had, they all were in the workforce.
p>[Video: Nir teaches students in a class, followed by other professors interacting with students in different environments.]
Kara: They were part of the everyday trends and things that were going on in the health care industry.
Juan: They can grant you opportunities outside of the four walls of the school and the program itself.
[Video: Students chatting in a variety of class environments, followed by the scene where Jala is speaking.]
Jala: Do you see yourself as a leader? Do you see yourself on the administration side? And if the answer is yes, than I would just recommend Health Services Management because of my experience and how I’ve grown in this program… I would love for someone else to grow the same amount that I’ve grown.
[Video: A female student, wearing a blue dress, stares into the distance and then walks on campus to different buildings and hospitals.]
[Words appear: Skyler, Student]
Kara: Seeing that you get to be a part of something larger than yourself is really rewarding and I think that being a part of this program helped you quickly see that the healthcare industry and all that it has to offer around us, could give that back to you.
[Video: Kara speaking, followed by Juan speaking]
Juan: You will be a huge part of what health care looks like 10 to 15 to 20 years from now. If you go into health services management.
[Video: A collection of scenes where a professor teaches, a student writes in a notebook, a group of students high five each other in a class, and ends with Jala speaking.]
Jala: I’m excited for my future and to receive that degree in health service management and see what I can do with it because I’m ready.
[Words appear on white background: Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Indianapolis Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management | PBHEALTH.IUPUI.EDU]
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[Words appear: Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Indianapolis]
[Video: Indianapolis skyline is zoomed in on as music plays in background.]
Anne: It’s really an exciting time to become a future health care leader and there are very few cities that offer the breadth and depth of health care experience that Indianapolis provides.
[Words appear: Master of Health Administration]
[Video: Older female professor is shown teaching a class of students while standing in front of a whiteboard.]
Anne: For providers and manufacturers to pharmaceuticals and insurance companies, the MHA program at IUPUI is at a centrical.
[Video: The IUPUI school’s campus with view of downtown Indianapolis in the background is shown as a man walks on the sidewalk.]
Anne: The city and the campus lend themselves to collaboration across health care sectors creating a unique learning environment.
[Video: Several classes are shown with different professors teaching each, followed by students walking along the halls of a hospital. Scene ends with Anne speaking in her office.]
Anne: This environment paired with our excellent faculty and the largest alumni network in the state, make the MHA program at the Fairbanks School of Public Health top choice for future health care leaders.
[Video: Young woman wearing business attire sitting at a desk in an office meeting room begins speaking.]
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Patricia Nguyen, MHA/MBA ’14; Healthcare at Navigant]
Patricia: The reason why I chose Fairbanks MHA program was because of its setting within Indianapolis. Indianapolis is a very unique health care landscape.
[Video: Indianapolis skyline is zoomed in on; scene cuts to a woman speaking.]
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Megan Klopchin, MHA/MPH ’09; Eli Lilly and Company]
Megan: You are seated right here in the heart of downtown where there some of, you know, the major health networks and hospitals and within step to all of it.
[Video: Riley Hospital for Children appears, woman walks by, and hospital is zoomed in on; scene cuts to another hospital as a van drives away from its entrance; Eskenazi Hospital is shown briefly before another woman begins speaking in an office setting.]
Sarah: The school has a lot of connections with all of the hospital networks around town.
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Sarah Roth; Student, Eskenazi Health Scholarship Recipient]
Sarah: I could look at community health. I could look at IU health. I can look at Eskenazi health.
[Video: Man in shirt and tie sits in a meeting room.]
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Allan Swan; Student, Eskenazi Health Scholarship Recipient]
Allan: You have St. Vincent, St. Francis, they’re all around this area. And a lot of the alumni from the program are actually inserting themselves into these organizations.
[Video: Woung woman sits at a desk, using a mouse and computer, and reaches for the phone. She is then shown standing in a hall.]
Amy: I was very surprised to learn that there’s like hundreds of alumni in the Indianapolis area even still.
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Amy Gravelle, Student]
[Video: Woman with shoulder-length hair in business attire sits in a meeting room.]
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Annette Seabrook, MHA ’09; Franciscan Health]
Annette: I really think an advantage of the program here is the access that you have to all of these other health care executives, internships, opportunities for projects.
[Video: Girl in blue dress sits in cubicle, typing on a computer.]
Paul: Our program is nearly 50 years old…
[Video: The girl in blue dress then walks out into an office lobby with files in her hand, followed by image of Paul sitting at a desk in a suit.]
Paul: …and we’ve graduated people that are occupying the CEO chairs, chief operating officer chairs, and involved in operations on nearly every aspect of health administration.
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Dr. Paul Halverson, FACHE; Dean, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health]
[Video: Older man in a suit stands in an office, followed by two women talking and laughing during a meeting. A different man in a suit is then shown walking around a corner into a lawyer’s office.
Doug: You have to say the program was a springboard to the rest of my career.
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Doug Leonard, MHA ’79; President – Indiana Hospital Association]
[Video: Sitting in his office, Doug begins to speak.]
Doug: If I didn’t have that MHA, I would never have been able to entertain the kind of career I’ve had.
[Video: Girl in blue dress continues walking through the office with files in her hand, she then enters a meeting room with others and sits down.]
Alicia: That’s how the program is set up, is to put you in those real-life practical situations and expose you to different health care leaders. Truly the golden ticket for me is that experience and exposure.
[Video: While speaking, Alicia is shown standing in a well-lit office, wearing a black dress.]
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Alicia Schulhof, MHA ’03; Indiana University Health]
[Video: Man in shirt and tie, wearing a name badge speaks while sitting in front of an office window.]
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Dr. Al Gatmaitan, MHA ’85; COO - Indiana University Health]
Al: The practical experiences that we’ve had through internships was invaluable.
[Video: Screen goes black briefly.]
[Video: Indianapolis skyline is zoomed in on as music plays in background.]
Blake: Part of the program shows the importance of professionalism. How to be a professional, how to think, how to act, how to interact with people.
[Blake’s degree from IU is shown in his office, followed by a close-up of the recognition awards he’s received. Sitting at his desk, he begins speaking.]
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Blake Dye, MHA ’81; President, St. Vincent Heart Center]
[Video: Students laugh and talk in a classroom setting. Sitting in front of a window, a young female in business attire begins speaking.]
Alexandra: A huge component of our curriculum is learning how to be an effective communicator…
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Alexandra Simonton, Student]
[Video: Alexandra walks through an office, and sits to chat with another woman as they look over a document.]
Alexandra: …how to manage others, how to manage yourself, and how to recognize, you know, what you might need to do to develop personally.
Paul: Not only will you get the business and organizational skills that you need to be successful as an executive, but you’ll get those population health skills necessary to actually contribute.
[Video: Students laugh and talk in a classroom setting.]
Joe: The academic and the education that we receive, those are tremendously helpful and insightful on the topics themselves. But I think the program does a fantastic job of connecting us with professionals that have live it.
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Joe Primavera, Student]
[Video: Joe, wearing a black suit, speaks while sitting in an office.]
Elizabeth: My favorite thing about the program and why I encourage people to pick this program is our professors.
[Video: Different professor speak to classes and the students are shown laughing and interacting.]
Elizabeth: Many of our professors have other careers beyond just being a professor.
[Video: While speaking, Elizabeth is shown sitting in an office, wearing a blue suit jacket.]
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Elizabeth Walker, MHA/JD ’99; Quorum Health Resources]
[Video: A young woman, wearing a red suit jacket, speaks while sitting in an office.]
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Alessa Quinones-Ortiz; Student, IU Health Scholarship Recipient]
Alessa: Some of them have a ridiculous amount of experience. You know, stuff that a lot of us students aspire to get to.
[Sarah speaks while sitting in an office.]
Sarah: The faculty also put a high value on networking and they really help us out a lot with that a lot.
[Video: Allan speaks while sitting in an office.]
Allan: They want you to be successful.
[Video: Patricia speaks while sitting in an office.]
Patricia: So I started off in just the MHA program, but through the faculty here, they encouraged me to pursue a dual program.
[Video: Students are shown laughing and interacting during a class, followed by a skyline image of Indianapolis.]
Megan: Having that second degree, for me, a job candidate, and for my potential future career, it was so worthwhile.
[Words appear: Dual Degrees Offered: MHA/MPH, MHA/MBS, MHA/JD]
[Video: Megan speaking while sitting in a meeting room, followed by a similar shot of Alessa in a meeting room.]
Alessa: I realize that my dual degree and my experience at IU Health has prepared me more than I thought it did.
[Video: Alessa is shown laughing and interacting during a class.]
Dr. Gatmaitan: Caused me to realize that the reason why I’m in healthcare is to create the conditions where highly committed caregivers, doctors, patients, environmental service workers can be their best in serving patients in their most vulnerable times.
[Video: Students and professors are shown interacting during different class sessions, followed by two professionals, male and female, shaking hands.]
[Words appear alongside IU logo: William Thompson, MHA ’83; Chairman, Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman]
William: I’m so grateful that I look back and I did the MHA program. It was really a good investment.
[Video: Kathleen, wearing a black suit jacket and white top, sits in an office talking.]
[Words appear alongside IU logo: Kathleen McAllen, MHA ’90; Community Health Network]
Kathleen: It’s been a perfect degree for me.
[Video: Alexandra sitting in an office, followed by a closing shot of downtown Indianapolis and the IUPUI campus.]
Alexandra: I’m looking forward to starting my career and I feel very prepared.
p>[Words appear on a white background: Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Indianapolis]
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The B.S. degree in Health Services Management has attracted top students into the honors track and has created a close-knit community of students working and challenging each other to make an impact on the IUPUI campus, Indianapolis and the world.
In April, we launched an exciting new partnership with Eskenazi Health to create the Eskenazi Health Scholars Program.
Are you interested in hiring FSPH graduates or interns? Do you want to mentor students, guest lecture or interview MHA applicants? Connect with us!
Our alumni keep our school strong. We'd love to stay in touch with you. Let us know if you are an IUPUI health administration graduate.
Night of Gratitude
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 | 5:30 PM
Night of Gratitude is an opportunity for master's students to thank their mentors, preceptors and others who had a positive impact on their career development. It is also an opportunity for the Fairbanks School of Public Health to thank those who support the program.
Alumni Networking Event
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 | 6:00 PM
ACHE 2017 Congress on Healthcare Leadership, Chicago