INMD 7645

Leadership and Value: A UnitedHealthcare-UMN Collaboration


Dr. David Satin

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered



Catalog Description: Our students have few opportunities for interaction with insurance, industry, or Health Systems at the executive and managerial levels. UnitedHealthcare has opened their doors for us and we have developed a collaborative elective exposing students to insurance and health system leadership.  


Sites:  View site addresses by clicking on the site name below or visiting the site codes table.

Site Code Site Name Notes
OP-1000 Optum  

Required session attendance: Orientation (the first Monday of rotation), Friday in-person sessions at Optum

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: Wednesday 9 AM - Noon in-person at UMN, Friday 9 AM - 4 PM at Optum. 6 hours asynchronous/virtual for the month, remainder of time for assigned readings/viewings/work on project.

Direct patient care:  No

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

Grading Scale:  P/N

Allow repetition of course:  Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency: Does Not Apply

Course minimum capacity: A minimum of 6 enrolled students in order to run the course. Students will be notified if the course does not meet the minimum.