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Department: International Health
Term: 4th 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 and PhD students in the Health Systems Program area and International Health DrPH students.
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

No consent required for Health Systems MHS and PhD students and IH DrPH students. Consent required for students not in the Health Systems program.

For consent, contact:
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail