300.704.01 HPM DOCTORAL CAPSTONE COURSE
Assists HPM doctoral students integrate their first year curriculum and prepare them for the HPM qualifying exam.
• By the conclusion of this course, students will 1. Have a basic understanding of, and an approach toward, the Qualifying Written Examination; 2. Develop a comprehensive approach to identifying the ecologic and individual determinants of health problems; 3. Be able to identify and critique initiatives that address public health problems; 4. Understand the essential features and characteristics of U.S. health care delivery, financing, and organizing; 5. Become capable of identifying methodological and measurement issues relevant to initiatives that address public health problems; 6. Propose a course of action that can be taken to address current public health problems and health system deficiencies; and 7. Demonstrate the ability to apply conceptual and critical analytic tools in an integrated approach to addressing public health problems (course, presentation, assignment). • Students are expected to demonstrate their mastery of these learning objectives through participation in class discussions, the completion of an independent project, and the presentation of the project at the conclusion of the course.
- Thursday 3:30 - 5:20