The mission of the Healthcare Business Association (HBA) is to inform members of the healthcare industry strategic issues and trends, employment and internship opportunities: foster the interaction of Smith students with leaders of the healthcare industry and maintain an active alumni network.

Having developed strong relationships with healthcare industry leaders in the fields of health information technology, managed care, pharmaceutical and biotechnology research, venture capital, healthcare consulting, and medical devices, the HBA leverages these relationships to achieve the following objectives.


Foster relationships with local companies, corporations, and organizations with the ultimate goal of identifying internship and full-time career employment opportunities for Smith students and alumni.

Host networking and educational events that bring together leaders from the healthcare industry and Smith students to debate the strategy, policy and technical issues facing the healthcare system.

LinkedIn Group

Members of the HBA are encouraged to stay connected with our engaged alumni base by joining the HBA LinkedIn group. This is a great way to advertise career opportunities, network with members and alumni and stay informed of industry events: