Core Curriculum and Course Instructors
HPM 200A - Health Systems Organization and Financing I & II
In this course, you will gain basic knowledge and understanding of key issues such as, public health and health services, comparative health systems, access to health care, racial and ethnic disparities in health care, etc. This course provides future health care policy analysts and researchers with the basic knowledge of health systems’ organization and financing.
HPM 266AB - Community Based Health Participatory Research I & II
This course offers an approach to working with communities to improve health and health services in innovative partnered ways. Its design is structured to provide a main training in community partnered research methods in health.
HPM 225A - Health Services Research Methodology I
Biostatistics 100A Review Course
Leadership seminars take place at least once a month, as scholars will develop their leadership skills and style through the “Solving For Why” curriculum, which focuses on introspection of personal values, strengths, and other aspects of leadership that are relevant in the fellow’s life and career trajectory. In addition, influential and accomplished speakers are brought in to give special seminars to scholars on an ad hoc basis.
Survey Design Seminar
Medical Writing Seminar
The course is a workshop for academic physicians and researchers who wish to improve their writing and editorial skills for various professional contexts; it will alert them to writing problems in the medical writing field generally and in their own work specifically, and it will give them the background for dealing with the same problems in their students’ writing.
Journal Club, held several times a quarter, is a forum for fellows present one or more articles, papers, or studies from academic literature within their field or other academic and scientific areas of interest. Presentation of the material is followed by group discussion in which students are challenged to critically evaluate and analyze the material. In addition, students may present supplemental material to further demonstrate the breadth and context of the topic for themselves and students outside their discipline. Journal Club is facilitated by Drs. Robert H. Brook and Kristen Choi as well as opportunities to invite guest faculty.