MBA Program Alumni

The Alumni of the Health Care Management (HCM) Program number close to 1,400. They are a well-organized network of talented people who are intensely loyal to the HCM Program and to each other. They are involved as leaders and managers in all parts of the health care sector. As alumni, they are generous mentors to HCM students, helpful advisors to fellow alumni on both health care content and career issues, and active contributors to the professional development and intellectual missions of the HCM Program.

All graduates of the HCM Program are members of the Wharton Health Care Management Alumni Association (WHCMAA), an organization which sponsors a variety of events and activities for members, such as career planning seminars, regional networking events, professional conferences, a website which includes an online directory and job posting service, and international and domestic community service volunteer programs. WHCMAA is considered one the most active and successful alumni clubs among the many clubs of the Wharton Graduate Association. For information on the activities and programs of WHCMAA, please visit


The Alumni of the HCM Program work in every part of the health care sector in a rich variety of roles. A sample of actual positions, mid- and senior level, held by HCM alumni who graduated from Wharton at least five years ago, will provide an appreciation of the versatility of the degree and the richness of the network.

A Sample of Positions Currently Held by HCM Alumni Who Completed the Program at Least Five Years Ago:

Managing Director, Warburg Pincus
Partner, McKinsey & Company
Senior Research Associate The Urban Institute
Senior VP and CFO, Children’s Hospital , San Diego
Exec. VP and CFO, Dana-Farber Cancer Center
President, and CEO World Access
President, Risk Mgmt. Foundation of Harvard
Medical Institutions
Regional Vice President, Aetna
President, and COO Brandywine Senior Care
Partner, Accenture
President and CEO, Valley Health System
Executive Director, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Senior Health Policy Analyst, General Accounting Office
Product Manager, Amgen
Vice President, Disease Management Services McKesson, Inc.
General Partner, Cardinal Health Ventures
Director, Assisted Living Miami Jewish Home and Hospital
President & CEO, Partners Health Care System, Inc
Presidentand CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Professor, Cardiac Surgery, NY Presbyterian Hospital
Dean, Jefferson University School of Population Health
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Senior Vice President, Coventry Health Care
Vice President, , Marketing Merck & Co.
Portfolio Manager, Wellington Management
Vice President, A.T. Kearney
President and CEO, California Health Foundation
Vice President, U.S. Medical Pfizer
CEO, Mission Health System
Managing Director, Advisory Board Company
Principal, McKinsey & Company
CEO, Dean Health System
Group Product Manager, Genentech
Director of Marketing, Cardiovascular Division, Medtronic
CEO, CareCentrix
Senior Vice President and COO, Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital
Partner, SV Life Sciences
Manager, Boston Consulting Group
CEO, Locust Walk Partners
Senior Director, Corporate Development, Genome Therapeutics Corp
Vice President, Commercial Operations, Trivascular
Principal, Cowen Healthcare Royalty Partners
Executive Director, Oncology Sales, Amgen
President & CEO, Methodist Hospital System
Director, Business Development Plexxikon
Vice President, Strategy & Investor Relations, Regeneron
CEO, Consonance Capital Partners