For Current HPM Students

Dual-degree student Jane Chaffee (MBA/MSPH, projected graduation 2017) recently led a team of seven students tasked with developing a business plan to expand the women’s department of a hospital in Zambia. Read more here.

HPM Student Groups

Healthcare Executives Student Association, an affiliate of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Medical Group Management Association, and the Healthcare Financial Management Association

This organization provides diverse opportunities for personal, professional and leadership development to prepare students for success in the healthcare industry.

Officers, 2016/2017:

President, ACHE Chair – Whitney Clark

VP of External Relations – Chantal Olsen

VP of Finance – Lila Stanton

VP of Internal Relations – Emily Tierney

VP of Professional Development – Emily Glass

ACHE Convention Chair – Chris Peters

ACHE National Organization site

MGMA National Organization site

HFMA National Organization site

AcademyHealth, UNC Student Chapter

The mission of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Student Chapter of AcademyHealth is to establish a student organization associated with the Academy to promote and facilitate the professional development of students interested in all aspects of health services research and health policy.

Officers, 2016/2017:

President – Dominika Fiolna

Treasurer – Emily Vreeland

AcademyHealth National Organization site

Health Policy and Management Master’s Student Council

HPM Master’s Student Council is an organization composed of students, for students, and therefore to be effective requires participation and commitment by students. Student Council provides an excellent way to get involved with other students, faculty, professionals, and members of the UNC-Chapel Hill community. It comprises a number of different committees including Academic Standards, Fundraising/Social, Community Service, Orientation, Admissions, and Professional Development.

Officers, 2016/2017:

President – Mark Travis

Roast/Finance Chair – Evan Bradford

Community Service Co-Chair – Soobin Seong

Student Government Representative – Shane Alexander

Orientation/Social Chairs – Melissa Biediger & Yamira Maldonado

Healthcare Improvement Group – UNC Chapter of the IHI Open School

The purpose of the Open School is “to provide a collaborative venue for professional health sciences students to gain fundamental knowledge and skills in healthcare quality and process improvement.” For more information please refer to:

Officers, 2016/2017:

President – Brandt Bettilyon

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research

The UNC-CH ISPOR Student Chapter is an official chapter of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Student Network, the membership organization for epidemiologists, policy analysts and pharmacoeconomics & health outcomes researchers.

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