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300.714.01 HEALTH POLICY IV: HEALTH POLICY ANALYSIS AND SYNTHESIS

Term: 3rd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Gerard Anderson
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
Description:

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

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
apply the fundamental strategies and techniques of health policy analysis based on multiple analytic perspectives and frameworks
write effective policy documents
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%)
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 9:00 - 10:20
  • Thursday 9:00 - 10:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: no undergraduates permitted in this course
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

Although not formally required, students will be expected to be familiar with materials covered in HP 1-3, biostatistics, epidemiology, health economics, and with basic civics.

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail