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ISB ranks 20th in FT

I’m sure you’ve heard this a dozen times by now… but I couldn’t resist sharing it again!

The Financial Times has ranked ISB 20th in their global MBA rankings.

Not bad for a young school and its the only one from India….

In true ISB tradition there’s some cool parties planned for the weekend! Looking forward to that.

Solstice 2007 – updates & pics

Over the last 6 months I’ve been back to the ISB campus on many occasions. However, Solstice was a completely different experience, especially since we could see some familiar faces around!

All our gang was back and we spent 3 great days together. Friends, parties, booze, Indian Ocean live, paintball and, of course, gyaan sessions (with anyone who’s company name had the word “consulting” the most sought after!) It was amazing stuff. And since a picture says more than a thousand words, here’s some snaps from Solstice…

Solstice 2007, Indian School of Business by Rahul Khandelwal

Paintball, Solstice 2007, Indian School of Business by Rahul Khandelwal

Bind Unwind, Solstice 2007, Indian School of Business by Rahul Khandelwal

Indian Ocean, Solstice 2007, Indian School of Business by Rahul Khandelwal

Party!, Solstice 2007, Indian School of Business by Rahul Khandelwal

Sunset, Solstice 2007

All my Solstice pictures here.

ISB Healthcare Summit 2007

It’s time for another healthcare summit at ISB. The good thing this time around is that we have a summit specifically catering to hospitals. The Healthcare Club this year has split the summit into 2 parts, the pharma summit happened a while back and the healthcare summit is happening on the 28th of November.

And there are some biggies landing up for the event:

  • Mr. Analjit Singh, Chairman, Max Healthcare
  • Dr. Kushagra Katariya, CEO, Artemis Health Sciences
  • Dr. K. Ravindranath, CEO, Global Hospitals
  • Brig. Joe Curian, COO, Global Hospitals
  • Dr. Nayan Shah, President, Hospital Management Services, Ambani Life Sciences Centre
  • Daljit Singh, President, Strategy & Organizational Development, Fortis Healthcare
  • Dr. Ram Kumar Narain, Reliance Health
  • Dr. K. Hariprasad, CEO, Apollo Hyderabad

Its amazing to see such a lot of corporate biggies heading down to ISB for the healthcare summit. I guess it just shows that corporate healthcare in India is coming of age. And that should, hopefully, bring along a ton of opportunities for people focusing on the business side of healthcare like us doctors with MBAs.

This should be a great opportunity for this batch’s group of docs to showcase their talents in front of all these potential recruiters. Look out for some updates on the Summit this week.

Work, ISB and new stuff

Work’s pretty much put a halt to photography so I’m thought i’ll start writing about other stuff now…

Work has started to become extremely busy – I haven’t had a single day’s break in the last 10 days now – nope not even Sunday and Dussehra! Its fun though, lots of challenges…

Been getting a chance to meet up with a lot of ISB alumni and current students when they head down to Apollo. It was also great to be back to ISB for the dandiya night. A lot of people from our batch turned up so it was great. (Got a chance to dust off my camera, will post the pics soon!)

I’ve also decided to start blogging about new interesting stuff that I read/find on the Net/etc. Look forward to that…

MBA after MBBS

Since joining ISB I have received a lot of queries from other doctors and healthcare professionals about healthcare management, the opportunities for doctors after an MBA and getting into a b-school like ISB. The following is an attempt to write about all that I know on each of the above points. I’ll keep adding stuff here in bits and pieces so its not going to be really organised. Continue reading

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