Medical Industry Leadership Institute

Medical Industry Leadership Institute

The Carlson School of Management and its Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) are recognized leaders in business education.  Established in 2005, MILI's mission is to shape the future of the medical industry and drive innovation through cutting-edge leadership education 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.

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Global Medical Valuation Lab

If you have yet to figure out your summer plans, consider joining the Valuation Lab in Cambridge in July! The program will be available to students and alumni from the University of Minnesota and any AACSB-accredited school for the first time. This course is offered as a collaboration with Start Codon and Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge.

The Valuation Lab educates professionals about the investment potential of real-world healthcare innovations. The collaborative program, which runs July 17-28, mixes class sessions, research, site visits, and group work on a valuation project. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis, with a priority deadline of May 1.

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

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. 

Business School Alliance for Health Management

MILI is a member of the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM). BAHM is an international consortium of 20 premier MBA programs dedicated to advanced thought leadership and education in the global health sector. MILI partners with fellow BAHM universities to host engaging events and contributes articles to BAHM's Health Management, Policy and Innovation (HMPI) journal. 

Alumni + Students


MILI Alumni Affiliates


2020-21 MILI Alumni Mentors/Mentees


MILI MBA Courses Offered


Undergraduate MILI Courses Offered


2021 MBA Graduates Received MILI Specialization


2020 Carlson PT MBA Graduates Had Careers in Healthcare


2020 Carlson FT MBA Graduates Had Careers in Healthcare


2020 Carlson Undergraduates Had Careers in Healthcare

"I have watched the growth of this program and its remarkable impact on students in preparing them to hit the ground running as they enter healthcare companies. MILI benefits both the graduates and their employers" 
– Susan Alpert, Principal, SFA Consulting, MILI Executive in Residence

Check out our "Lab Chats" page to watch our previous Dockside and Fireside Chats!

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