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Brown’s Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership

Announcing an exclusive PLC-Network Scholarship Opportunity!

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The Physician Leadership Career Network (PLC-Network), in collaboration with Brown University’s School of Professional Studies, is offering an exclusive opportunity to physicians who want to earn a Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership. The program provides reduced tuition costs of between 10 percent for individual applicants, or 20 percent for three or more applicants from the same organization, and is reserved for PLC-Network affiliates who enroll in the Brown University program.

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When you are driven to elevate your leadership skills to that of Visionary & Innovator

A conversational webinar series bringing together faculty and alumni to discuss various perspectives on leadership.

The School of Professional Studies at Brown University invites you to join us for an intimate conversation with faculty and alumni to discuss important and timely leadership topics.

The Lessons in Leadership series will bring together faculty and alumni to present two perspectives on the given topic. The academic and research side will be presented by Brown faculty and leading experts, while the implementation, “boots on the ground” viewpoint will be shared by an alumni. Attendees of this webinar series will have the opportunity to participate in the discussion through a moderated Q&A with the presenters. This collaborative dialogue is intended to create a lively and thought-provoking conversation. Read More

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A new collaboration between Brown University and the Physician Leadership Career Network now allows physician members and associates of the PLC-Network to earn a world-class Ivy League master’s degree at a discount not available to others in the healthcare industry.

Brown University’s Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership is a transformative, 16-month online & in-residence program designed for busy clinicians and ambitious healthcare professionals who want to make a positive impact in the world. The rigorous curriculum provides healthcare specific executive-level training with a focus on leadership and actionable results for participants and their organizations.

PLC-Network is dedicated exclusively to physicians who want to grow from medical experts to visionary leaders. The unique platform helps physicians elevate their leadership skills, connect with employers, and discover advanced career opportunities. The Network also works to help client organizations better support professional growth for physicians.


The PLC-Network Scholarship Program reduces tuition costs by 10% for a single applicant and 20% for three or more applicants applying together.


  • Healthcare Policy
  • Strategic Planning and Value Creation Leadership and Marketing
  • Quality Improvement
  • Financial Decisions and Cost Accounting Health Law
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics Data Analytics
  • Information-Powered Patient Care Health Economics
  • Leadership and Professional Development
  • Capstone: Critical Challenge Project

Throughout the program, participants apply skills and knowledge gained from their coursework to a critical challenge they identify within the healthcare sector.

Students work in faculty-supported peer teams to devise solutions to these real world challenges.


Participants have an average of 7+ years of professional experience in the healthcare industry, including but not limited to healthcare delivery, drug and product manufacturing, healthcare consulting, health management systems, insurance, patient advocacy, public health, policy, and regulatory settings.

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PLC-Network Scholarship Details

Ready to take the next step? 

There are only five steps standing between you and joining the next class:
1. Online application
2. Personal statement
3. Description of Critical Challenge Project
4. Resume and official transcript(s)
5. Three letters of Recommendation