Meet the executive education program made for leaders in medicine.


As digital technologies define and drive a new era in patient care, Columbia Business School Executive Education and HITLAB have partnered to offer an industry-first program that distills how digital technologies can transform life science research, clinical development, patient experience, operations, and business models.

Upon completing the program, participants will earn three days toward a Columbia executive education certificate with select alumni and tuition benefits.

Spots are still available for the next Digital Health Strategy program in May 2019. Novartis group discount codes are available.

HITLAB and Jeremy Sohn

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From Start-Up to Scale Up: Winning Digital Health Strategies from Today’s Leading Architects

Jeremy Sohn | Novartis | VP, Global Head of Digital Business Development

Manavi Menon | Google | Head of Industry, Health and Wellness

Steven Krein | StartUp Health | CEO & Co-founder


Stan Kachnowski, Columbia University Program Director
Digital is overtaking life sciences and healthcare at an unprecedented rate. This program will provide the terms, techniques, and tools to the healthcare, technology, investment communities, which will prepare them to transform their organizations in the digital age.
— Stan Kachnowski, Program Director


Get to know the industry-first program.


Connect with faculty representing the future of digital health.



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The Patient Perspective: Design Thinking and Patient Centricity

Warren Winkelman | Nestlé SHIELD | | Senior Medical Director and Head of Medical Innovation

Jen Horonjeff, PhD | Savvy Cooperative | | CEO

The Hospital and Physician Perspective: Digital Challenges

Herbert Pardes | NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital | Chairman

Sarah Krug | SoPE | Director

An Introduction to Portfolio Theory as a Digital Health Strategy Risk Mitigator

Rita McGrath | Columbia Business School | Faculty, Speaker and Author

Disruptive Digital Health: Understanding Unconventional Strategies

William Carson, MD | Otsuka | CEO