Panel presentation on 'Careers in Health Care' to be held April 9

Panel presentation on 'Careers in Health Care' to be held April 9

"Careers in Health Care: Industry Trends and Career Fundamentals," a panel presentation, will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in Room 201, Opus Hall. This free event is part of the Health Care UST MBA Workshop Series.

The health care industry has been labeled the one "recession-proof" sector of the economy. Despite this reputation, many health care organizations are facing large budget shortfalls and even downsizing. A panel of experts from the health care industry will discuss short- and long-term industry trends and the fundamentals of career management that are critical in any economy.

Panelists include:

  • Brad and Cindy Chandler, the Chandler Group: The Chandler Group, a leader in executive recruitment for the health care industry, conducts senior-level search assignments for health plans, integrated delivery systems, hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device OEMs and more.
  • Liz Swanson, vice president of human resources, HealthPartners: Founded in 1957, HealthPartners is a nonprofit health care organization providing health care services, health plan financing and administration, research and medical education.  HealthPartners has about 10,000 physicians, dentists and staff in 70 locations in the Twin Cities, St. Cloud, Duluth and western Wisconsin.
  • Linda Sloan, director, UST's Graduate Business Career Services, Opus College of Business: Graduate Business Career Services cultivates industry relationships throughout the region and provides career-skills coaching, networking opportunities and guidance regarding qualifications employers expect and for which they ultimately hire – in any economy.
  • Dr. Jack Militello, program director of the Health Care UST MBA program: Militello will moderate the panel.

A question-and-answer session will provide an open forum to discuss questions, observations and personal experiences from the audience.

Learn more and register on the Health Care UST MBA Web page. For more information contact the Health Care UST MBA, (651) 962-4135.