MMCi Networking

Networking is a fundamental tenet of the Program.  Students are taught how and where to network, they are offered a series of opportunities to do so with industry leaders and alumni of the Program. With the strength of the Duke Alumni Network of 237,000 alums and the hundreds of alumni of the MMCi Program students have unlimited opportunities to network with industry leaders.

Networking Events

As part of the Career Development Program MMCi invites leaders from a variety of heath industry terms to provide how informatics and artificial intelligence is changing their organizations as well as networking opportunities for MMCi students. These events occur on Thursday evening via Zoom and on Fridays at lunch.

A themed series of panels is scheduled on Thursday evenings, topics include: Digital Health, Consulting, CIO’s, Analytics and Healthcare employer panels. Guest speakers present to students at Friday lunch usually in person. Examples include:

Name Affiliation
Andrew Blonde, MMCi, Director Price Waterhouse Coopers
Mitch Kreiger, MD, FACS, MMCi Chief Medical Information Officer Stamford Health
John Reites, CEO Thread, Inc.
Lance Berberian, Chief Information and Technology Officer Labcorp
Matthew Roman, MMCi, Chief Digital Strategy Officer Duke Health Technology Solutions
John Snow, MBA, MMCi, CEO Newberry County Memorial Hospital
Vimal Mishra, MD, MMCi, Director of Digital Health American Medical Association
Tamera Barnes, MD, MMCi, Regional Medical Director Teledoc Health

Industry Events

Duke’s proximity to Research Triangle Park offers numerous opportunities to engage with industry leaders. Throughout the Program Duke sponsored industry events provide networking opportunities provide networking opportunities with local healthcare leaders. Among the associations we have collaborated with are:

  • DHIT: Digital Health Institute Transformation
  • NCHFMA: North Carolina Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • NCHIMSS: North Carolina Health Information Management Systems Society
  • MATRC: Mid Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center
  • THEF: Triangle Healthcare Executives Forum
  • Triangle mHealth Consortium