President’s Scholar Greg Caronis: Practical Approach to Medicine

Author: Lake Effects Blog

Monday, June 13, 2016

Greg Caronis, an Orthopedic Surgeon and Owner of Greenleaf Orthopedic Associates, Physician at Lindenhurst Surgical Center, and Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery at Advocate Condell Medical Center, was one of five recipients of Lake Forest Graduate School of Management’s President’s Scholars Program Scholarship. President’s Scholars are individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities, achieve measurable results and exhibit high growth potential. They join a tight-knit community of highly motivated professionals and dedicated Business Leader Faculty® mentors.

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) sat down with Greg to talk about why every doctor should have a good understanding of business, and how Lake Forest’s practical approach to learning has made a difference in his medical practice.


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The Business of Healthcare

Author: Dr. Bryan Watkins

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

During the Internet Boom of the late 1990’s, Dr. Lowell Weil, Jr. was working for his father’s podiatry practice, Weil Foot & Ankle Institute. From time to time Dr. Weil attended cocktail parties with some of his friends who were running internet-based businesses. It was at those parties that he first noticed the learning gap between the world of medicine and business.

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LFGSM Alumni Spotlight: Alina Fernández, MD, MPH, MBA

Author: Lake Effects Blog

Monday, January 18, 2016

Even before entering Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM), Dr. Alina Fernández, MD, MPH, MBA, was an extremely accomplished professional. As a medical doctor with extensive experience in teaching and leading public health initiatives, Alina transitioned into the pharmaceutical industry. Now, she serves as Vice President of US Pharmacovigilance for Lundbeck LLC.

Throughout her career – whether as Director of Child Health Programs for the Chicago Department of Health or Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology for the University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Peoria – Alina has been committed to ensuring the health and safety of the public and the care they receive.


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