Groundbreaking fellowship will construct key inroads between well being enterprise and public well being communities

Groundbreaking fellowship will construct key inroads between well being enterprise and public well being communities

Daring profession accelerator will create new instructional programming round well being in enterprise innovation and public well being entrepreneurship

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CUNY SPH Basis Board Member Michael Meng dedicated $150,000 to ascertain the Michael Meng Fellowship in Healthcare Enterprise Innovation (“Fellowship”), which is able to put together CUNY SPH college students with transformational enterprise and entrepreneurial expertise on the intersection of well being enterprise and public well being sectors, two essential communities driving ahead well being in New York Metropolis.

The Fellowship will enroll ten Well being Coverage and Administration college students into an intensive four-semester extra-curricular program to construct their experience and information in well being enterprise. Fellows will be taught immediately from revered enterprise executives and leaders, obtain premier entry to skilled growth on the Profession Abilities Academy and expertise hands-on coaching in public well being entrepreneurship at Firefly Improvements, a worldwide ecosystem of public well being entrepreneurs, specialists, and buyers.

“The Michael Meng Fellowship is a daring initiative that elevates our aim of driving fairness in public well being care,” mentioned Dr. Ayman El-Mohandes, Dean of CUNY SPH. “By making ready the subsequent technology of public well being professionals with vital enterprise and entrepreneurial expertise, the Fellowship will gasoline innovation and public well being entry in our nice metropolis.”

“As a Basis Board Member, I’ve seen first-hand the super potential of CUNY SPH college students in attaining excellence and delivering public well being options with empathy and understanding,” Meng mentioned. “That’s the reason I’m very excited to equip them with real-life enterprise instruments and confidence to vary the way forward for public well being for the higher.”

College students will obtain mentorship and profession steerage, and be taught immediately from revered well being enterprise government Bunny Ellerin, co-founder and CEO of NYC Well being Enterprise Leaders, as a Visiting Professor. This bold program will obtain steerage and help from Professor Terry Huang, a globally famend professional in public well being entrepreneurship who launched Firefly Improvements in 2019.

“One of the vital necessary components of this program is exposing our college students to the sorts of profession paths which are doable with an MPH, making them consider they’ll construct a future in an space that that they had by no means considered earlier than,” mentioned Professor Huang. “With incoming cohorts, this Fellowship may even be a chance to draw and recruit high expertise from across the nation.”

Operationalizing Well being Enterprise Training

The Fellowship will put together college students to use their public well being training within the well being enterprise atmosphere and to extend their information of well being enterprise and its relationship to public well being. Subjects which is able to transcend conventional public well being training and embody hands-on alternatives for college kids to be taught immediately from enterprise executives and leaders.

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Groundbreaking fellowship will construct key inroads between well being enterprise and public well being communities

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