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Department: International Health
Term: 3rd term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Maria Merritt
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructors:

Familiarizes Health Systems students with ongoing faculty research and activities, professionals and organizations in the field of international health, and provides a forum for discussion for current topics in health systems and international health.

Learning Objective(s):

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) Identify Health Systems Program faculty who can be mentors and informal advisors during their course of study; 2) Identify organizations appropriate for international health systems employment and/or internships, and how to link up with them to assist in international health career choices and internship possibilities; 3) Define educational and long-term goals for a career in International Health Systems; 4) Describe at least three research or professional practice projects being carried out by Health Systems Program faculty; 5) Describe at least three research projects of doctoral students in the Health Systems Program.

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on attendance and class participation.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 1:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Enrollment is restricted to MHS students and doctoral students in the Health Systems Program and DrPH students in the Department of International Health
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail