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In the Spotlight: Mark Weisburst, MD, MBA, FACC, FACP

Career transition provides new challenges and renewed enthusiasm

Stanford Affiliation: Med Student
Department: Medicine
School: Medicine
Degree: M.D.
Industry: International Health Care Consulting
Company/Position: Physician member of a four-person consulting team involved in a resource management and infrastructure project at the Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi (under a United States Trade and Development Agency grant to the Cambridge Consulting Corporation).
Location: Nairobi , Kenya

After a 25 year career as a clinical cardiologist and internist, I went back to school to earn an MBA in healthcare management and became interested in the healthcare crisis in the developing world. As an international healthcare consultant, I now have the opportunity to assist in the formulation of strategic plans for the alleviation of human suffering. On a personal level, I feel rejuvenated and optimistic.

Mark Weistburst
February 21, 2006

Read an extended interview and view photos of Kenyatta Hospital


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