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221.803.01 Health Systems Graduate Seminar 3

International Health
3rd term
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Cristina Garcia
Course Instructor s:

Familiarizes Health Systems students with ongoing faculty research and their areas of research, professionals and organizations in the field of international health, and provides a forum for discussion for current topics in health systems and international health. Focuses on topics like globalization and health, social determinants of health, primary health care, health security, among others.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify Health Systems Program faculty and staff who can be mentors and informal advisors during their course of study
  2. Identify research and practice opportunities in the Health System program
  3. Compare the organization, structure and function of health care, public health and regulatory systems across national and international settings
  4. Discuss multiple dimensions of the policy-making process, including the roles of ethics and evidence
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 60% Written Assignment(s)
  • 40% Participation

Enrollment Restriction:

Only first year MSPH student in Health Systems and MHS students in Global Health Economics

Instructor Consent:

No consent required