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The Muddled Debate about America's Medical Crisis: Or Why Overuse of Medical Care Is Not the Cause by Professor Theodore Marmor and Kip Sullivan

April 14th, 2003

Over the past half-century, Americans have repeatedly expressed support in opinion polls for universal health insurance to protect citizens from the devastating costs of illness. They have favored as well public financing of universal coverage plans without complex deductibles, benefit limits, or severe restrictions on their physicians. At the same time, many Americans have been repeatedly scared into thinking that universal health insurance is unaffordable. Americans, we have been told for decades, overuse medical care and such 'overuse' would only worsen if all Americans were insured.

Zhiwu Chen Professor of Finance Yale School of Management

April 13th, 2003

Zhiwu Chen is best known for his study on how different option-pricing models perform in practice. It is widely cited in academia and used in practice, where minute differences in valuation models can become the basis for multi-million dollar arbitrage trades. Zhiwu has recently developed a sophisticated technique, based on the science of derivatives, for determining whether stocks are fairly priced – a tool, which he is now using for money management.

Megunticook Scholars Program

April 13th, 2003

Launched for the first time last year as one of the key elements of the Yale School of Management's efforts to attract the most talented minorities to its MBA program, we once more are pleased to offer the Megunticook Scholars Program for students of African-American, Hispanic American, and Native American descent. Made possible through the generosity of Yale SOM alumnus Thomas Matlack '91, this program again will recognize two outstanding first-year MBA candidates who demonstrate a core intent to give back to their communities.

Yale SOM Alumnus, Richard Perlmutter '80, receives Grammy Nomination for Best Musical Album for Children

April 13th, 2003

Beethoven's Wig - Sing Along Symphonies by Richard Perlmutter has received many accolades, being described as "a perfect cross between entertainment and education, powered by lyric writing of exceptional craft and imagination.

Salma Sakhnini '94 Collaborates with Professor Arturo Bris

April 13th, 2003

Currently working for Citibank in the United Arab Emirates, Salma started a new division focusing on organizational learning, the Citibank Learning Center in Dubai. As Director, she worked with Professor Arturo Bris, Assistant Professor of Finance at Yale SOM to develop a new product, the Online Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Exam Preparation Program (OCEPP).

The Largest Yale Event West of the Mississippi

April 13th, 2003

On Saturday, March 15, over 400 Yale alumni and guests gathered for the 2003 Yale California Alumni Gala at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. An event for all Yale Schools and all classes, this was a unique opportunity to reconnect with friends and colleagues and to meet many new and interesting people.

Working Together: Yale SOM, Yale University and the City of Ansonia, CT

April 13th, 2003

An SOM Outreach team, along with SOM alumni mentor, Tom Guiltinan '02, and Yale Properties in the Office of New Haven & State Affairs, created a redevelopment plan for the local town of Ansonia.

Megunticook Scholars Program

April 10th, 2003

Launched for the first time last year as one of the key elements of the Yale School of Management's efforts to attract the most talented minorities to its MBA program, we once more are pleased to offer the Megunticook Scholars Program for students of African-American, Hispanic American, and Native American descent.

Yale School of Management Debuts Professor Robert Shiller's New Book

April 9th, 2003

New Haven, CT, April 9, 2003 – The Yale School of Management hosted a lively discussion of Professor Robert Shiller's new book, The New Financial Order: Risk in the 21st Century, at the Yale Club of New York City last night. In The New Financial Order, Professor Shiller unveils his plan for our financial security by describing new ways to hedge against the ever-increasing risks that society faces.

Healthcare Leadership in U.S. Changing with Growth of MBA Physicians Says New Yale School of Management Study

April 1st, 2003

New Haven, CT, April 1, 2003 – A new Yale School of Management study finds evidence of significant change in health care leadership in the United States. The number of MBA-trained physicians is increasing dramatically and mirrors the rise in the number of MD/MBA programs in the last decade.

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