Welcome to Columbia Business School's Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program! We invite you to join our community of dedicated students, alumni, and faculty as we pioneer the future of healthcare. Our program, enriched by the vibrant city life of New York and inspired by the cutting-edge research and industry insights of our faculty, promises a transformative journey.
Here, you will find an ecosystem that merges business acumen with healthcare insights, molding leaders who can navigate the complex, ever-evolving landscape of healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Be it through our innovative courses, research centers, or insightful events, we aim to stimulate intellectual curiosity, inspire leadership, and foster deep industry connections.
No matter where you are in your journey— prospective student, current student, alumnus, or industry professional — we encourage you to explore the program, participate in our events, and engage with us in shaping the future of healthcare.
We're excited to have you here. Dive in, and let's transform healthcare together!
Why Healthcare @ CBS?
Watch our video and hear why students think Columbia Business School is the perfect program for those with a passion for healthcare.
Fall 2023 Events
2023 Gabelli Funds - Columbia Business School Healthcare Symposium
Mario Gabelli, Columbia Business School class of '67, legendary investor and cosponsor of the symposium, is founder, CEO and chairman of Gabelli Asset Management Investors, an investment firm with $33B AUM. The symposium is a collaborative effort with the business school’s Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program.
Friday, November 17th, 2023
8:15 - 12:30 p.m.
Paley Center for Media (25 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019).
Who We Are
Healthcare is a fascinating, challenging and fulfilling sector that touches everyone's lives. The Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management (HPM) Program at Columbia Business School is one of the largest and most innovative healthcare programs among top-tier global business schools and is the home base for healthcare focused curriculum, recruiting, alumni engagement, industry partnerships and cross-university collaborations. The HPM Program is focused on the strategic, economic, regulatory, competitive, technological, and sociopolitical challenges and opportunities in the global healthcare sector. Through a multidisciplinary focus shaped by innovative course offerings, complementary out-of-class activities, networking opportunities with senior industry executives, and career planning, the Program offers a dynamic learning and career-fostering experience designed to prepare the next generation of business leaders in the global healthcare sector.
The HPM Program promotes the intellectual and teaching mission of Columbia Business School in offering a curriculum combining advanced theory and practice, creating a lifetime of learning for alumni by engaging them in Program activities, building strong and sustainable relationships with leading healthcare enterprises to establish the School’s reputation as a leader in healthcare business education, and facilitating global employment opportunities for Columbia students across the healthcare sector with diverse roles spanning consulting, banking, investing, digital health, payers, providers, biopharma/biotech, entrepreneurship and non-profits.
Spring 2024 Events
2024 Columbia Business School Digital Health Summit
FRI, April 5, 2024
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET
The Columbia Business School Digital Health Summit aims to bring together experts, industry leaders, innovators, and policymakers from the healthcare and technology sectors. The goal is to share insights, ideas, and recent developments in digital health. Topics covered can range from telemedicine, health informatics, wearable devices, artificial intelligence in healthcare, electronic health records (EHRs), to health data privacy and security issues.