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300.714.01 Health Policy III: Health Policy Analysis and Synthesis

Health Policy and Management
3rd term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  9:00 - 10:20am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Gerard Anderson
Course Instructor:

Although not formally required, students are expected to be familiar with materials covered in HP 1-2, biostatistics, epidemiology, health economics, and with basic civics.


Lectures, lab exercises, and case studies of policy issues develop expertise in analyzing and synthesizing policy issues and in preparing policy documents.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. apply the fundamental strategies and techniques of health policy analysis based on multiple analytic perspectives and frameworks
  2. write effective policy documents
  3. describe the role of politics in policy analysis as it applies to policy initiatives to advance population health and health services
Methods of Assessment:

written literature synthesis (30%) in-class quiz (10%) written policy memo (30%) group presentation (30%)

Enrollment Restriction:

no undergraduates permitted in this course

Instructor Consent:

No consent required