The Carlson School of Management and its Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) are recognized leaders in business education and research.  Established in 2005, MILI's mission is to shape the future of the medical industry and drive innovation through cutting-edge leadership education, research, and market development.    If your passion comes in making a change in the world through the life saving and life enhancing opportunities afforded by the medical industry, MILI is waiting to embrace your drive and propel you and society to the next level.

  • MILI Valuation Lab

    "The MILI Valuation Lab is uniquely positioned at the intersection of medical technology development, marketing, and clinical care. Nowhere in the U.S. is there another program in which students work in interdisciplinary teams to develop a comprehensive strategy for translation of basic research into measurable improvement for patients."

    - Roy Bryan, Jr. '11 MD/MBA

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  • Student Programs

    The MILI experience is as unique as its students: a tailored, timely curriculum for emerging leaders looking to gain hands-on experience in functional areas of the medical industry from finance and marketing to operations, information technology and market valuation. 

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  • Executive in Residence

    MILI's Executive in Residence Program invites highly accomplished leaders from the public, private, or nonprofit sector to enhance the academic environment of MILI by sharing their professional expertise.  Our executive in residence professionals share their expertise by participating in activities such as teaching, interacting with the University and business community, advising, as well as generating ideas to help further the mission of MILI.

  • Announcements

    MILI to Host Health Industry Case Competition

    The Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) at the Carlson School will be hosting the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM) Annual Case Competition on April 23. The case competition is for students to apply classroom knowledge and innovative techniques to develop the best analysis of real-life, industry-related problems and scenarios.  More information about BAHM’s 2016 Case Competition can be found on its website.

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