Alon Bergman

Alon Bergman
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Assistant Professor of Health Care Management

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Current Courses (Fall 2022)

  • HCMG8530 - Mgmt&strat Med Devices

    Successful medical devices are an amalgamation of creative and innovative thinking, clinical expertise, and engineering know-how that endures intense regulatory and reimbursement scrutiny. This course will provide a foundation for understanding the nuances of the medical device industry. It will cover topics ranging from device design and discovery, regulatory issues, marketing, reimbursement, management, and strategy. Classroom activities will be supplemented with optional tours of hospitals, research and manufacturing facilities, and hands-on demonstrations of devices. Though the course is intended primarily for MBA students, it will be open to medical and engineering students as well as to hospital house staff.

    HCMG8530001 ( Syllabus )

All Courses

  • HCMG8530 - Mgmt&Strat Med Devices

    Successful medical devices are an amalgamation of creative and innovative thinking, clinical expertise, and engineering know-how that endures intense regulatory and reimbursement scrutiny. This course will provide a foundation for understanding the nuances of the medical device industry. It will cover topics ranging from device design and discovery, regulatory issues, marketing, reimbursement, management, and strategy. Classroom activities will be supplemented with optional tours of hospitals, research and manufacturing facilities, and hands-on demonstrations of devices. Though the course is intended primarily for MBA students, it will be open to medical and engineering students as well as to hospital house staff.

Knowledge at Wharton

How Banks Crowd Out Commercial Lending During Real Estate Booms

Banks become preoccupied with real estate lending during housing booms, at the cost of lending to other parts of the economy, according to research co-authored by Wharton’s Itay Goldstein.Read More

Knowledge @ Wharton - 9/27/2022
Preventing Burnout: The Demand-Control-Support Model

In this Nano Tool for Leaders, Wharton’s Adam Grant shares insights about how burnout can be prevented and reduced — even in high-pressure jobs.Read More

Knowledge @ Wharton - 9/27/2022
Do Vaccine Lotteries Work? Maybe

Wharton’s Katy Milkman shares the lessons learned from last year’s Philly Vax Sweepstakes, a Penn-funded project designed to evaluate ways of increasing COVID-19 vaccines in the city.Read More

Knowledge @ Wharton - 9/26/2022