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Medical Industry Leadership Institute About

Experiential Learning for Students

MILI offers students innovative training, knowledge, and experiences through industry-specific courses and unique, hands-on evaluations of emerging technologies from around the globe. Our medical industry specialization draws on the diverse expertise of University of Minnesota faculty working in scientific, technical, legal, and ethical areas and leverages our state’s concentration of top-tier companies to create the next generation of leaders.

Access for Medical Industry Firms

In turn, MILI offers national and international firms access to the rigorous intellectual community we have established: brilliant faculty with industry experience and academic accolades and focused, promising students who work to bring their expertise to bear on market evaluations, industry problems, and cutting-edge policy conversations.

Depth of Talent

MILI’s unsurpassed faculty, industry affiliates, National Industry Council and students are shaping the medical industry at every level.


National Industry Council

The Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) National Industry Council (NIC) is comprised of senior-level executives from prominent medical industry firms as well as banking and consulting firms with strong connections to the medical industry.

Executive in Residence

The Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) Executive in Residence (EIR) Program is comprised of highly accomplished healthcare industry leaders who enhance the academic environment of MILI by sharing their professional expertise.  EIRs engage directly with students and faculty by participating in activities such as teaching, mentoring, and coaching as well as interacting with the Carlson School, the University and business communities to advance the mission of MILI.

Awards & Recognitions

2019 - MILI is recognized as an AACSB Innovation That Inspires


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