Tuesday Morning Learning Opps

Academic Medical Centers—Business Models for the Future

  • Tuesday, August 01
  • 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Minneapolis Conv Ctr
  • 211B
  • MS


David Browdy

Associate Vice President for Finance and CFO for the Health Sciences

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah

James Matteo

Associate Vice President & Treasurer

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Cecelia Moore

Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, Tennessee

Kenneth Rodgers

Director-Public Finance

S&P Global Ratings

New York, New York


When it comes to the organizational structures and business models of academic medical centers (AMCs), one size does not fit all. Although colleges and universities see increasing demand for health sciences education, trustees and administrators remain cautious about committing scarce capital to this sub-sector of higher education. Learn how three institutions analyzed their organizational structures and business models to ensure that committed capital produces successful returns.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the prevailing organizational structures and business models used by colleges and universities for AMCs.
  • Understand the risks and opportunities associated with the various models.
  • Examine financing and credit considerations for AMCs.