WHCMAA Member Benefits

The Wharton Healthcare Alumni Association has been in existence for over 30 years and currently has more than 500 active members.  Members span the healthcare field including: CEOs of large medical centers, healthcare policy makers, executives in medical product companies, and top industry consultants.  WHCMAA hosts events for members around the globe.  We are also increasing our collaboration with regional Alumni Associations and Clubs.  WHCMAA is hosting combined events in Boston, NY, NJ, Philadelphia, and Northern California with new regional partnerships being developed all the time. Below are some of the benefits and activities that Wharton Health Care Alumni Association members enjoy:

Member Benefits:
  • Interactions and perspectives from many of the movers and shakers in healthcare
  • Free access to Wharton and WHCMAA webinars
  • Discounts to local and national meetings – opportunity to hear from those who are influencing healthcare
  • Use of Wharton job board for new opportunities
  • Access to the MBA healthcare alumni database for networking
Global and National events:
  • JPMorgan Healthcare conference Wharton reception (annual January event in SF).  This is a great meeting in which to start the year off reconnecting with the Wharton Alumni.
  • Annual Wharton Healthcare Management Alumni event with presenters and participants who are primarily healthcare alumni.  Alumni association members pay a reduced fee for the event.
  • Wharton healthcare conference held annually in February or March in Philadelphia.  This event has grown in size and national stature over the years; hosting over 600 industry participants and MBA students with presentations from industry leaders and policy makers.   A reduced fee is offered to this conference for alumni association members.
  • Regular Webinar events free of charge.   Recent webinars have included: New provider payment methodologies, Personalized medicine and genomics, Healthcare venture capital investing, Sustainable high performance in BioPharma, The Healthcare workforce for the 21st century, High growth medical device markets, and numerous career development webinars.  This growing library of prior events is available to members free of charge.
  • Cocktail receptions/networking including: American Association of Clinical Oncology; Annual biotechnology networking event; Wharton/Harvard Healthcare annual event NYC; regular local receptions in Boston.
  • Access to Wharton Healthcare Website including job board, alumni directory, and webinars
  • Joint events, presentations, with other Wharton and non-Wharton Alumni Clubs (e.g. Kellogg, Harvard Business School, Healthcare Business Women’s Association)
  • Our annual thought leadership lecture at the Wharton school featuring a graduate from the Wharton MBA program.  Past speakers have included:  David Brailer (HIT); Craig Wheeler (Biosimilars); Maxine Gowen (BioPharma and Biotech)
  • Regional events:
  • Mid-Atlantic Region: Presentation by Dr. Nancy Snyderman on the media’s effect of the general health of the US – cocktail hour, dinner and presentation sponsored by the Wharton Healthcare Club of NJ, NY and the Healthcare Business Women’s Association, NJ chapter.
  • Mid-Atlantic Region (in collaboration with the Wharton Club NJ):  State of the Healthcare Industry – What Now?  Panel discussion with BioPharma 
  • Mid-Atlantic Region:  Trends in VC and PE investing in BioPharma
  • Northeast: Impact of healthcare reform on academic medical centers in Boston – CEOs of the largest medical centers provide their perspectives on reform.
  • West Coast: Presentation by Dr. Roy Vagelos, ex-CEO Merck – California
Benefits to you as a member:
  • Interactions and perspectives from many of the movers and shakers in healthcare
  • Free access to Wharton webinars
  • Discounts to local and national meetings – opportunity to hear from those who are influencing healthcare
  • Use of Wharton job board for new opportunities
  • Access to the MBA healthcare alumni database for networking

Questions about joining the Wharton Healthcare Management Alumni Association?

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We look forward to your participation!


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HC Program Alumni Member
  All Wharton MBA Health Care Management Program graduates are invited to join. Full Members.have access to all Web site content and functions, and receive discount opportunities at many events.
  Membership price:  $90.00
Current Members who extend (renew BEFORE expiration) pay:  $85.00

Patron Member
  A first-time opportunity to show leadership and commitment to the WHCMAA!!! Beyond recognition, additional benefits include: participation at no additional charge in up to two WHCMAA regional events and up to two Career Development events per year.
  Membership price:  $350.00
Current Members who extend (renew BEFORE expiration) pay:  $320.00
Returning Members (who renew AFTER expiration) pay:  $320.00

Dual Healthcare/Boston Membership
  1 year membership in Wharton Health Care Management Alumni Association and Wharton Club of Boston. A $35 discount off the cost of joining each club separately.
  Membership price:  $115.00

Dual Healthcare/New Jersey Membership
  1 year membership in Wharton Health Care Management Alumni Association and Wharton Club of New Jersey.
  Membership price:  $135.00

Affiliate Member
  The WHCMAA welcomes all University of Pennsylvania graduates who are involved in the healthcare industry but were not part of the Wharton HC Mgmt Program. Affiliates receive the same benefits as Members.
  Membership price:  $120.00
Current Members who extend (renew BEFORE expiration) pay:  $110.00
Returning Members (who renew AFTER expiration) pay:  $110.00

Class of '14 -- Full Member
  All Wharton MBA Health Care Management Program graduates are invited to join. Full Members have access to all website content and functions, and receive discount opportunities at many events.
  Membership price:  $0.00

Current students – Classes of '15 and '16 -- Full Member
  All current students of the Wharton MBA Health Care Management Program are invited to join. Full Members have access to all Web site content and functions, and receive discount opportunities at many events.
  Membership price:  $0.00

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