Craniofacial surgeon, researcher, educator, Academician. Open to MIT Sloan fellows and Stanford MSx program.
Undergrad School: MUHS
Undergrad Major: Dentistry
Age: 38, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: MDS
School Name: MUHS
Extracurriculars: Volunteer with Operation Smile on 20+ missions. Team leader on 4 missions, Motivator in high schools to inculcate volunteerism, Community efforts to reduce the stigma associated with clefts
Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp
Company: Major NGO/NPO
Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 1 mos
Title: Director of research and training
Length of Employment: 4 yrs
Changed lives of more than 6000 families by offering free of cost operations to correct congenital facial differences, trained surgeons from Africa to make them independent in Cleft surgery so that they can start a Center offering year-round surgery, reduced infanticide and oppression of mothers due to facial differences. Published 23 papers in peer-reviewed journals, contributed to 4 textbooks, delivered more than 50 guest lectures at international cleft surgery meetings. Invited to Harvard medical school and Northwestern medical school to give grand rounds to talk about my experience in Global surgery.
Be start a social enterprise which will make healthcare sustainable and equitable by training local healthcare providers in basic and live saving procedures.
Target School: Harvard
Considering: Stanford GSB, Foster School of Business, MIT Sloan
Invited to Interview: Stanford GSB, Foster School of Business, MIT Sloan
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If you want to do a full-time, two-year MBA program, your best bet is Foster among your target schools. But I would strongly advise you to consider the Sloan Fellows program at MIT Sloan or the MSx program at Stanford. These programs are more open to folks just like you, exceptional applicants who bring more work experience into a learning environment.
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