Student Testimonials

Brett Baughman

Brett Baughman

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Class Speciality: Sports Medicine

Company Placement: Nuvasive

Tell me a little about your background?

Kinesiology background working in healthcare and fitness

Why were you interested in Medical Sales? What drew you to this industry?

I am more interested in product management, which is the role I got.

How long did you try to get into the industry? What was that experience like?

3 months.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

Through Linkedin and previous student.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

When I didn’t get the first position I applied for at Nuvasive.

Describe your experience once you began training with Medical Sales College.

I enjoyed the classroom setting with the integration of labs. Jeff was a great teacher and very direct.

What is your current job like?

I start the 22nd, but it will be a product manager role helping with the development of current and future products down the road.

Please briefly explain your job interview process.

15min phone screen with HR and hiring manager then put through the ringer with 5 hour in person interview followed by another 4 hour interview with a separate team. I was switch around to another team that nuvasive thought I would be better suited for.

Why should someone attend the Medical Sales College if they want this career?

I think MSC is a great way to learn the proper verbiage of medical devices and how to understand the material. I knew nothing about spine before applying for the job at nuvasive but after a couple weeks of reading the right material and understanding what I was reading, I was able to develop a comprehensive knowledge on the subject to ultimately land me a job in Spine.

What do you know now that you wish you had known before entering the industry/attending Medical Sales College?

How to understand a product.