Management Series: Strategic Alliances

This second installment of the Academic Medicine Management Series features articles about strategic alliances and mergers in the academic medicine community. The publication includes nine articles on the topic from the Academic Medicine archive and a lead-in piece by Series Editor Dr. William T. Mallon, which provides readers with a comprehensive view of the topic and analysis of the papers represented in this collection.

The entire Management Series is freely available to read and download online.

Mallon WT, ed. Academic Medicine, Management Series: Strategic Alliances in Academic Medicine. Acad Med. 2006. 

Introduction: Strategic Alliances in Academic Medicine: Adding Value, Enhancing Mission, Ensuring Survival
William T. Mallon, EdD

Model for a Merger: NewYork-Presbyterian's Use of Service Lines to Bring Two Academic Medical Centers Together
Steven J. Corwin, MD, Mary Reich Cooper, MD, JD, Joan M. Leiman, PhD, Dina E. Stein, MA, Herbert Pardes, MD, and Michael A. Berman, MD

The Trials, Tribulations, and Relative Success of the Ongoing Clinical Merger of Two Large Academic Hospital Systemss
Jon R. Cohen, MD, Michael Dowling, and John S.T. Gallagher

Integration of an Academic Medical Center and a Community Hospital: The Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospital Experience
Andrew J. Sussman, MD, MBA, Jeffrey R. Otten, Robert C. Goldszer, MD, MBA, Margaret Hanson, David J. Trull, Kenneth Paulus, MHA, Monte Brown, MD, Victor Dzau, MD, and Troyen A. Brennan, MD, JD, MPH

The Alchemists: A Case Study of a Failed Merger in Academic Medicine
William T. Mallon, EdD

Reinventing the Academic Health Center
Darrell G. Kirch, MD, R. Kevin Grigsby, DSW, Wayne W. Zolko, CPA, Jay Moskowitz, PhD, David S. Hefner, MPA, Wiley W. Souba, MD, ScD, MBA, Josephine M. Carubia, PhD, and Steven D. Baron, MHA

Developing Effective Interuniversity Partnerships and Community-Based Research to Address Health Disparities
Timothy S. Carey, MD, MPH, Daniel L. Howard, PhD, Moses Goldmon, EdD, James T. Roberson, PhD, Paul A. Godley, MD, PhD, MPP, and Alice Ammerman, DrPH, RD

The Building and Sustaining of a Health Care Partnership: The Meharry–Vanderbilt Alliance
Vera Stevens Chatman, PhD, Juanita F. Buford, EdD, and Brynne Plant, MEd

Building a Transcontinental Affiliation: A New Model for Academic Health Centers
H. Dirk Sostman, MD, Laura L. Forese, MD, Marc L. Boom, MD, Lynn Schroth, DrPH, Arthur A. Klein, MD, Alvin I. Mushlin, MD, John E. Hagale, Herbert Pardes, MD, Ronald G. Girotto, and Antonio M. Gotto, Jr., MD, DPhil

A Medical School for International Health Run by International Partners
Carmi Z. Margolis, MD, MA, Richard J. Deckelbaum, MD, Yaakov Henkin, MD, Stavi Baram, PhD, Pamela Cooper, MA, and Michael L. Alkan, MD