World Class (Hardcover)

A Story of Adversity, Transformation, and Success at NYU Langone Health

By William A. Haseltine

Fast Company Press, 9781732439108, 368pp.

Publication Date: February 12, 2019

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A World Class Transformation

On August 16, 2018, NYU Langone Health captured the attention of the medical world with the surprise announcement that all current and new medical school students would receive full tuition scholarships. That bold move is yet another giant step in the transformation of NYU Langone Health from a faded and money losing medical institution to an innovative world class institution with a highly regarded hospital, medical school, and research program.

How did NYU Langone go from mediocrity to global leadership in less than a decade?

​In World Class, internationally renowned author, scientist, business leader, and philanthropist Dr. William A. Haseltine answers this question and many more. Based on first hand in-depth interviews with those that led the change, World Class provides a vivid account of the transformation of NYU Langone Health and its rise to preeminence. Haseltine gives his readers a step-by-step guide for anyone wishing to achieve similar excellence at their institution, whether that be at a medical facility, school, business, or nonprofit organization. World Class offers crucial lessons at a critical time, as both high and low income nations grapple with how do deliver effective healthcare at a manageable cost.