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Rebekah Apple


Director, Master of Medical Management

Rebekah Apple is the Director of the Master of Medical Management program at Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.

Rebekah is responsible for the direction and strategy refinement for a degree program exclusively for physicians, and serves as faculty for the Organizational Ethics course in the Master of Medical Management program. She works closely with faculty, staff, and external stakeholders to develop and deliver curriculum designed to increase physicians’ business, management, ethics, and leadership acumen. Rebekah has served as health care advisor, educator and ethicist for over ten years in academic, clinical, and association environments. 

Rebekah has customized world-known psychometric assessments to suit the clinician population and provides education on a consultant basis to hospitals and health systems throughout the country. 

Rebekah currently teaches bioethics to first and third year medical students at the University of Pittsburgh and serves on three UPMC ethics committees.  She teaches Applied Ethical Analysis to students in varied degree programs at Heinz College as well as the Leadership, Communications, and Organizational Culture graduate course for Mercy College of Ohio.

She holds a Masters in Bioethics from the University of South Florida and a doctorate in Health Science from A.T. Still University.

Courses Taught


  • 94-883 - Applied Ethical Analysis