221.861.01 DOCTORAL SEMINAR IN HEALTH SYSTEMS
Designed to prepare first-year PhD students in the Health Systems program area to develop and defend their research proposal. Students will practice formulating a research question, conducting a systematic literature review, and drafting, presenting and critiquing research proposals.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
describe the elements of a research proposal
formulate a research question, develop or identify a conceptual framework, conduct a brief literature review, and describe a range of study designs
analyze and present a critique of a scientific journal article
draft, present and defend an outline of a research proposal and to critique the proposals of fellow students