HEALTHCARE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION AT BERKELEY
WHAT WE DO
HBAB values the opportunity to provide more insights into the healthcare industry. Every semester, HBAB hosts healthcare themed symposiums and features professionals in healthcare businesses as key speakers in the event.
Mentorship X Haas Healthcare Association
Members can get involved in the HBAB mentorship program in collaboration with the graduate organization, Haas Healthcare Association. Members have the opportunity to be paired with mentors who are part of the Haas MBA program, Masters of Public Health Program, the Goldman School of Public Policy Program, and the College of Engineering program. Our mentors have worked for a wide variety of industry and government roles at reputable companies such as Google, McKinsey, Kaiser Permanente, Deloitte, Genentech, Abbott, Accenture, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer, among many others. Members will have the opportunity to build their connections in the healthcare industry, receive industry-level guidance, and also enhance their understanding about the healthcare industry.
Development & Recruitment Opportunities
We offer invaluable educational workshops, mentorship opportunities with leading industry experts and healthcare business professionals, and networking events to prepare undergraduate students for internship and full-time opportunities. We also will be hosting healthcare business recruiting events in partnership with the Berkeley Career Center for our members.
Healthcare Business Association at Berkeley (HBAB) is an undergraduate student organization that seeks to connect students that are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare.
Mission: We hope to serve as a professional space for students in the healthcare business community to spark ideas, encourage questions, and build a lifelong network.
Vision: We strive to become a nexus for creative, driven leaders who will transform the emerging healthcare space.
Dr. Robin Flagg
Dr. Robin Flagg has over 25 years of experience in health policy development and advocacy. She has worked with numerous organizations including the California Association of Public Hospitals, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the US Department of Health and Human Services, and Kaiser Permanente. Additionally Dr. Flagg was the Director of Health Policy at the California Medical Association. Dr. Flagg’s research interests include state policy making and health care politics. She received both her MPH in Health Policy and Administration and her PhD in Health Services and Policy Analysis from UC Berkeley. Her BA was in Art History from Williams College. Following her BA, she worked for 3 years with US Peace Corps in Nepal.
Professional Development Committee
Drawing up plans and curriculums that will not only allow members to master the necessary technical skills they need to work in healthcare, but also to navigate the recruitment processes of various roles in the space. Organize educational workshops, study groups, and mock interviews to help our members enhance their business acumen and be an active part of the healthcare business community at UC Berkeley. Committee partners have a unique opportunity to learn more about the intersection of healthcare and business by leading various workshops and interacting with upperclassmen already involved in the space.
We will be hosting educational workshops, networking events, and speaker panels with healthcare business professionals from a variety of fields, including consulting, investment banking, hospital administration, nonprofit/government work, and startups. We will help build HBAB’S corporate network and maintain industry relationships to provide members with industry-specific insights, resources for recruiting, and a better understanding of the general healthcare business landscape. We also hope to work with the career center to host career and internship fairs for members.
We are looking for motivated, persistent students with strong organizational skills.
The Outreach Committee is responsible for coordinating the Mentorship Program with the Haas Healthcare Association (HHA), organizing an internal big/little system, and gaining corporate sponsorship. The Mentorship committee will also partner HHA for the healthcare business conference this semester. We are looking for enthusiastic students that want to make our programs and collaborations a success!
Diversity, equity, &inclusion
The Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion(DEI) Committee is dedicated to educating members on inclusivity practices in the healthcare and business space. The committee is responsible for creating educational events and resources accessible to all club members.
The Marketing Committee is in charge of creating relevant content for our social media accounts as well as blog posts. Additionally, we are in charge of continually working to improve the HBAB website for the best access to members, sponsors and our guest speakers. We are responsible for managing event and conference advertisement for maximum reach and our main goal is to make HBAB's resources available to as many interested individuals on campus as possible. Committee partners have a unique opportunity to learn more about the intersection of healthcare and business by leading campaigns, being innovative with outreach and gaining industry connections.
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We strive to take diversity into consideration during our recruitment process and constantly improve to create a space that is representative of the UC Berkeley population.