On May 22, 2014 the University of Louisville Residents’ Business seminar was the last group I would address as President of the Greater Louisville Medical Society. It went something like this…
I didn’t have a course like this when I was a resident.
I wish I had.
Somewhere between respiratory acidosis and cardiac preload, learning to read a spreadsheet could have been worked in.
But it wasn’t.
You’re very fortunate that your university is enlightened and generous enough to offer this course for you.
Today, with healthcare taking up about 20% of our nation’s GDP, there are many non-medical types grasping for our nation’s healthcare steering wheel.
Soon you will be finishing your residencies.
You’ll board the healthcare industry train.
You can either be a passenger or a driver.
It’s your choice.
As I prepared for today’s seminar, I thought about what I would say to myself…