Career Services

Physician MBA Career Services

The Kelley School of Business Physician MBA Program is more than simply a degree. This experience also helps you define what you want out of your career, discover which path best suits your skills and then guides you as you take that next step. Through a professional development and career management course, peer networking, and career and leadership coaching, you determine what you want your future to look like, and precisely how you'll get there.

The Power of Career Services

Gain a safe sounding board.

Orlando Landrum, MD, MBA’16 | Anesthesiologist, Founder & CEO at Cutting Edge Integrative Pain Centers

“My Kelley career coach turned my life around, in a way. I was struggling deeply with the idea of opening my own clinic, and my coach helped me evaluate and work through my decision. I’m much happier today, and my patients see that.”

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Stand out among candidates.

Vesu Voleti, MD, MBA’19 | Emergency Medicine Physician and Regional Chief Medical Officer at Ascension Health- St Vincent

“Everyone started recognizing my interest in leadership while I was in the Physician MBA. They wanted to know more, and that’s how the conversation began. I was able to share why and how I want to impact the system.”

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Gain confidence to change direction.

Praveen Rajanahalli, MD, MBA’16 | Family Medicine Physician at Supro Direct Concierge Medicine

“I’d begun to experience a great deal of burnout. This degree gave me the confidence to change my pathway of practicing medicine. I’ve truly achieved my goals as a physician because of the lessons I gained.”

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Our Model

Professional Development

A course designed specifically for professional development and career management gives you tools to expand and grow your career, create your physician executive résumé format, leverage LinkedIn, utilize healthcare executive recruiters and expand your executive presence.

Career Coaching

Working one-on-one with a dedicated career coach, learn how to conduct a professional job search, craft a memorable résumé, cover letter and elevator pitch, leverage an executive healthcare recruiter and develop your career strategy and tactical plan.

Physician Leadership Coaching

Meeting regularly with your physician leadership coach helps you to leverage your newly developed skills to meet your professional goals. Physician leadership coaching helps you create and implement a personalized plan while highly individualized training guides you in exploring your leadership and career plans.


As you network with classroom peers and Physician MBA alumni from a variety of specialties, locations and healthcare organization types, you also have access to alumni resources through IU and the Kelley School. The largest business school alumni network available, Kelley includes more than 133,000 alums worldwide.

One in two physicians have been promoted before graduation from the Physician MBA Program.

A return on your investment.

Kelley Physician MBAs across the country have discovered more way to innovate healthcare than we ever imagined. They are optimizing the business of medicine from the C-suite, reducing patient procedure and wait time, working on the payer side to identify health behavior gaps, launching entrepreneurial ventures to improve outcomes and improving access to healthcare for under-served populations. In fact, one in three physicians have been promoted before graduation.

Meet your career coach.

Susannah Eastwick, director of the Physician MBA Program, provides career coaching in our unique curriculum. She has more than 20 years of higher education experience helping adult learners hone their knowledge and skills to meet specific career objectives. Susannah has a deep understanding of the healthcare industry and has worked with executives from Fortune 500 companies to guide their professional development. During a specialized course and through one-on-one coaching, Susannah teaches you how to use career tools that will help you get where you want to go.

  • LinkedIn
  • Executive résumé
  • Executive presence
  • Working effectively with healthcare recruiter search firms